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SXSW 2013: Behind the Scenes

Bands and fans mingle in Austin

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Jessica Lehrman

Turbo Fruits backstage at the All Saints/Serpents and Snakes showcase in Austin, Texas on March 16th, 2013.

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Usher and Kid Cudi

Usher and Kid Cudi share a laugh at the VEVO TV Control Room powered by Dream Hotels in Austin, Texas on March 14th, 2013.

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New York rapper Dyme-A-Duzin in the green room before his set at Peter Rosenberg's New York Renaissance showcase in Austin, Texas on March 14th, 2013.

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The Cool Kids

Chuck Inglish from The Cool Kids hanging out in the shade at a private Pharcyde show at Rubber Tracks Studio on March 14th, 2013.

Jesse Boykins

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Jesse Boykins

Neo-soul singer Jesse Boykins III backstage at the Life or Death showcase at the Scoot Inn in Austin, Texas on March 13th, 2013.

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Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore hangs out backstage at the House of Vans showcase in Austin, Texas on March 13th, 2013.

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Singer-guitarist Brian King of Japandroids hangs outside of the Viceland showcase on March 12th, 2013.

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis pose backstage after their performance at the iHeartRadio Official SXSW Showcase in Austin, Texas on March 12th, 2013.  

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Jessica Lehrman

Nasty Nigel

Rapper Nasty Nigel, from the New York hip-hop crews Children of the Night and World's Fair, poses in front of Converse's Rubber Tracks pop-up studio.

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