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Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties: of Montreal to Perform The Sunlandic Twins in its Entirety

posted Feb 29, 2012, 11:50 AM by Vu Nguyen

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties

of Montreal to Perform The Sunlandic Twins in its Entirety


Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2012 day parties, taking place on Wednesday, March 14th, Thursday, March 15th, and Friday, March 16th. The Friday party, which is presented by Shure, will feature headliner of Montreal performing their beloved 2004 album The Sunlandic Twins in its entirety, the only SXSW 2012 performance of the album. PRS Guitars is also sponsoring all three days.

The Drums headline Wednesday’s party. Wednesday’s lineup also includes The Love Language, comedian/musician Reggie Watts, Hooray for Earth, Sweden’s Niki & The Dove, Canada’s Trust, and Body Language.

Chairlift headline Thursday’s party. Thursday’s lineup also includes Bear in Heaven, Sweden’s Taken By Trees, Zambri, Com Truise, England’s Slow Club, and Denmark’s Choir of Young Believers.

Of Montreal headline Friday’s party. Friday’s lineup also includes Youth Lagoon, La Sera, Deerhoof, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Lost in the Trees, and England’s Django Django.

Wednesday and Thursday’s parties will feature free beer courtesy of Sapporo USA (while supplies last). Friday’s party will include free rum courtesy of RedRum and VooDoo Spiced Rum (while supplies last). 

The parties will happen from 12–6 PM at the Flamingo Cantina at 6th and Red River (515 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701). All events are free and open to the public—no RSVPs or badges are required. Other sponsors include Dorado Music Packaging and Motormouthmedia. This is the seventh year in a row that Under the Radar has hosted a party at SXSW.

Set times:

The Under the Radar SXSW Party 2012, Wednesday, March 14th:

5:00 PM: The Drums
4:05 PM: The Love Language
3:15 PM: Reggie Watts
2:25 PM: Hooray for Earth
1:35 PM: Niki & The Dove
12:45 PM: Trust
12:00 PM: Body Language

The Under the Radar SXSW Party 2012, Thursday, March 15th:

5:00 PM: Chairlift
4:05 PM: Bear in Heaven
3:15 PM: Taken By Trees
2:25 PM: Zambri
1:35 PM: Com Truise
12:45 PM: Slow Club
12:00 PM: Choir of Young Believers

Shure Presents the Under the Radar SXSW Party 2012, Friday, March 16th:

4:50 PM: of Montreal performing The Sunlandic Twins (only SXSW 2012 performance of the album)
4:00 PM: Youth Lagoon
3:10 PM: La Sera
2:20 PM: Deerhoof
1:30 PM: Cymbals Eat Guitars
12:45 PM: Lost in the Trees
12:00 PM: Django Django

About Under the RadarUnder the Radar is an internationally distributed indie music print magazine and website that’s independently published by husband-and-wife team Mark and Wendy Redfern. Last December it celebrated its 10th anniversary. The magazine’s January/February issue is out now and features three separate Best of 2011-themed covers: Bon Iver, The Horrors, and M83. Under the Radar’s March/April issue is hitting stands soon and has an In the Studio-themed cover featuring Twin Shadow’s George Lewis Jr., Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, and Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste all photographed together. The issue also includes interviews with Air, Bear in Heaven, Best Coast, Andrew Bird, Chairlift, Dan Deacon, Django Django, Field Music, First Aid Kit, Grimes, of Montreal, Frankie Rose, Spiritualized, Tame Impala, Tegan and Sara, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Zambri, and others.