Austin Music Photographer Brian BIrzer

SXSW Interactive brunch video shoot sponsored by General Electric.

Interactive Brunch at SXSW

During SXSW last week I was hired to shoot production stills for an interactive brunch video shoot sponsored by General Electric. The discussion included founders and leaders of the tech industry including Tumblr’s David Karp, the Onion’s  Baratunde Thurston, OK Go’s Damian Kulash, Vimeo’s Jake Lodwick, roboticist Carla Diana, Makerbot’s Bre Pettis. I shot on the set without a blimp …

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Raymond Pettibon for Crawdaddy Magazine

Crawdaddy Magazine has a long history – going back to the early 1960’s, and they continue to to be relevant today. Just check this article on The Greatful Dead vs the Boredoms ….amazing!
Their current web incarnation is run by Wolfgang’s Vault of Phil Graham Presents fame.

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PJ Harvey – SXSWorld

The PJ Harvey photos I took on Saturday night 21 March at Stubb’s in a lot of ways were the pay off for week of chaos that was SXSW this year. Typically after a week of sleep deprivation, substance depletion/abuse and strained tolerance for hipsters, I usually have a sort of out-of-body, fire walking experience …

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South by Southwest 09 photos

another sxsw festival has come and gone. here are some of the photos I enjoyed taking amoungst the 1800+ bands that played this year. some of my favorites of the week were P J Harvey, Devo, Dinosaur Jr, the Meat Puppets and Echo and the Bunnymen. Rolling Stone published a number of my photos on …

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SXSW 2008

I’ve started what will be a long (and fun) week of shooting for sxsw last night.So far hilights have included sitting next to Morgan Spurlock at the Alamo South as the power went out and beers became free…and seeing Yo La Tengo at the tap room..again free beers… here’s a collection of photos that will …

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