Jake Bugg set the Rolling Stone Rock Room ablaze with his Nashville by way of Nottingham sound and charisma. This marked our 3rd RS Rock Room at SXSW and 4th overall. Always a great party and unique musical finds.
The fine Chicagoans that make up the band Dastardly came down to San Marcos, TX to spend a few days shooting a series of one take videos and play a few shows. Here we have the band using anything and everything that CLANKS to create the frenetic rhythms of "Fever".
Rolling Stone and Bacardi teamed up for the first ever "Rebels" Concert event at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC and were honored to capture every mind blowing moment. Here's Macklemore + Ryan Lewis giving an insanely energetic performance of their hit "Can't Hold Us".
Will Wiesenfield, or more commonly known as "Baths", is one of those artists you have to see to believe. He makes being an electronic artist as physical as possible by dipping and swirling as he manipulates his sonic landscapes. One of XI Media's top acts to see, anytime, check out "Baths" entire set live from the House of Vans during SXSW 2013.
We had the pleasure of finally getting to shoot one of our collective favorite bands, Matt and Kim, at the Fader Fort during SXSW 20XI! They absolutely crushed the show with enough energy to power a city! Here's a balloon filled version of "It's a Fact", which just won a TELLY AWARD!!! Enjoy!
Our team headed to Seattle, WA to meet up with our good friends, We Are Augustines. The lads played an unbelievably emotion and intense show at the gorgeous Neptune Theater and we were lucky enough to capture it in all it's glory. Enjoy a stripped down of "Philadelphia (City of Brotherly Love).
And with that...Uncapped 2012 has been put to rest. What an amazing tour and stunning way to wrap things up! Frank Ocean and Bon Iver graced the stage in NYC to close out the Vitamin Water / Fader Uncapped series and it was an unbelievable crushing experience. For proof, here's Bon Iver performing "minnesota, wi".