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What We Loved At SXSW On Tuesday

Public radio hosts share their favorite performances from the first big night the year's craziest music festival.
Bob Boilen's favorite discovery on Tuesday was Taiwan's Hello Nico. Source: Adam Kissick for NPR

Public radio hosts from around the country, along with thousands of other music lovers, descended on Austin, Texas, this week to stand in long lines and eat breakfast tacos. And when they're not complaining about the former or posting Instagrams of the latter, they attend an ungodly number of concerts in the hopes of stumbling upon the next big band. Each day this week, All Songs Considered and hosts from our partner stations will report back on the best thing they saw the day prior.

But that's just the beginning of our SXSW coverage. Here's what else we have in store:

  • Around 2 a.m. every night, All Songs hosts Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton and Stephen Thompson will record an only slightly

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