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sxsw2010 Wed Mar 17 2010

SXSW 2010 Tour Diary, Day 2: White Mystery

Wednesday, March 17th (first report):

[Alex White of White Mystery just sent in a brief update on her SXSW experiences:]

1pm Wake up and enjoy the sunny balmy weather on Dmiritri and Paloma's porch.

Tip for tours: always bring your own breakfast! I pack oatmeal in a ziploc and a bag oranges to keep immunity high when traveling.

2:45pm Meet up with Mickey and Skate.

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Update, 5:15pm
Spent the morning and made it to Beerland for Awesome Color and The Spits. "Let us play your party" sent the tiny dark room into fits at 4pm-ish and it's about 80 degrees. The sun washes over me and the Austin weather is medicinal.

There's a mix of short skirts heart shaped glasses and shamrock shirts!

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[White Mystery's SXSW schedule follows:]

White Mystery at SXSW 2010:

Wed., 3/17 - 8pm SXSW HoZac Showcase at Trailer Space, 1401 Rosewood Avenue, Austin, TX

Thurs., 3/18 - 2pm Acid Marshmallow Showcase at Broken Neck, 4701 Red Bluff Road, Austin, TX

Thurs., 3/18 - 3pm SXSW Third Man Pop Up Store at Frank Restaurant and Grocery, 407 Colorado St, Austin, TX

Thurs., 3/18 - 3:30pm SXSW Girl's Rock! Austin with Exene Cervenka, at Cafe Mundi, 1704 E. 5th St., Austin, TX

Fri., 3/19 - 8pm SXSW In the Red Showcase at Beerland, 711 Red River Street, Austin, TX

Sat., 3/20 - 9pm White Mystery Record Release party at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago, IL

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Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
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Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
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Uncommon Ground
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