Look Through the Lens: SXSW Music
With South by Southwest 2014 finally out of our system, ORANGE would like to share some of the photos taken by our writer and photographer Quinton Boudwin. Reflecting the increase in hip-hop and rap artists at SXSW, many of Boudwin’s photos depict some of the frontmen for the popular rap and hip-hop groups that made an appearance this year.
Photos and captions by Quinton Boudwin
Chicago teen Lucki Eck$ delivers a laid back set at The Belmont on March 15, barely above a whisper as he delivers select tracks from his mixtape “Alternative Trap.”
Brooklyn group Wet deliver a tranquil set, unrushed and well received at the FADER FORT presented by Converse on March 15.
Special guest Tyler, the Creator joins his OF brother Earl Sweatshirt, crushing the opening night of Red Bull Sound Select at The Belmont on March 12.
G.O.O.D Music’s Travi$ Scott rages during his set at the FADER FORT presented by Converse on March 15.
Bassist Thundercat delivers a melancholy set at Austin Music Hall on March 14, while Erykah Badu and Gaslamp Killer watch from the shadows.
A$AP Mob frontmen A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg bask in the light of lordship during their Mass Appeal set on March 14.
Paris Pershun, one half of of Dallas’ A.Dd+ moves the crowd effortlessly on March 15.
A$AP Rocky stops for a moment during A$AP Mob’s energetic set at Mass Appeal’s annual showcase on March 15.
Bassist Chester Hansen of Toronto trio BadBadNotGood provides a groovy change of pace during Mass Appeal at Austin Music Hall on March 14.
The always candid Danny Brown pauses for a rare still moment at his Red Bull Sound Select performance on March 15, celebrating his 33rd birthday on stage.