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A look back at SXSW 2011

Emerging and established acts (among them Matt Nathanson) once again leave their mark on Austin, Texas, during the South by Southwest music conference and festival

Duran Duran: Commando Training

“The curtains opened and there was this sea of screaming girls. It completely threw me off my balance,” a still shell-shocked John Taylor recalls. The Duran Duran bassist fumbles for words, “I had no idea … I mean, I felt … I don’t know, it was like somebody pulling the rug out from under you.”