Tue, Mar 20, 2012

One of our favorite SXSW highlights was the entertainment over to the Portals Traveling Showcase on the PORTALSbus. Amazing!

(Source: jessicaivypage)

SXSW Giveaway Wed, Mar 14, 2012

In honor of our partnership with Urbanears and Marshall headphones both brands have killer exfm playlists set up with tons of SXSW artists. They’ll also be offering lots of chances to win great gear all week long. Entering to win is simple. Just follow both Urbanears and Marshall Headphones on exfm. It’s that easy!

If you’re in Austin this Thursday and Friday stop by their StyleX booth at the Convention Center to test out their products first hand and listen to their custom exfm playlists.

Winners will be announced the week after SXSW. Good luck!

SXSW Partnership: Exfm and Squarespace Sat, Mar 3, 2012

Who doen’t love a good food truck? The answer is nobody. Especially when you’re down at SXSW and only have a few minutes to grab a bite before your favorite band goes on. That’s why the brilliant people over at Squarespace are bringing back their massively successful food truck from last year, but this time they’ve extended their stay to nine days from March 9th - 17th.

Squarespace will be rotating through an all star cast of local Austin food celebs each day including newly crowned top chef winner Paul Qui, owner of East Side King. We’ll be down at the food truck each day with a specially curated playlist to enhance your foodie experience. Stay tuned for a new playlist each day that you’ll be able to listen to and follow on exfm.

For more information on the Squarespace food truck and as well as their other events down at SXSW click here You’ll be able to find the daily menu right here. We can’t wait to fill our bellies while listening to these very special jams all week long!

Fri, Mar 2, 2012

Announcing Our StyleX Partnership With Urbanears and Marshall Headphones

Not only are we presenting some awesome live events during SXSW, but for the first time ever we’ll be participating in StyleX, SXSW’s fashion driven trade show.

We’ll be partnering with two of the most stylish headphone brands in the game, Urbanears and Marshall to power all of their listening throughout StyleX. They’ve created awesome playlist featuring tons of SXSW artists which you can listen to and follow below.

StyleX takes place Friday and Saturday March 16th and 17th so come by and listen to these killer playlist through a pair of Urbanears or Marshall Headphones. If you like how they sound you can pick up a pair right at the listening booth. See you in Austin!

Check out these killer SXSW playlists:

marshallheadphones urbanears

Thu, Mar 1, 2012

Exfm Presents: #MEGABLAAG SXSW 2012

For the second year in a row we’ll be sponsoring MEGABLAAG brought to you by our favorite duo YVYNYL and Ears of the Beholder. If you were with us last year at SXSW or CMJ then you know these guy are great at producing amazing events and this year is no different. Urbanears will also be be joining in the fun to giveaway headphones throughout the night. Bonus!

MEGABLAAG offers the online community of bloggers, musicians, techies, label owners the chance to get together in real life for a wild night of music and debauchery. We’ll be having DJ sets throughout the night as well as live performance from Hooray For Earth. See you in Austin!

  • Ghibli (DJ)
  • Au Palais (DJ)
  • Chrome Sparks (DJ)
  • Snowmine (DJ)
  • Hooray for Earth (Live)
  • Body Language (DJ)

Live visuals by Grayson Sanders of Snowmine

March 15, 2012
8pm-2am

Lovejoy’s
604 Neches Street
Austin, TX

Artwork by Nathaniel Whitcomb

Tue, Feb 28, 2012

We’re super excited to officially announce that we’ll be presenting Portals SXSW Traveling Showcase. The outdoor party featuring 2 stages and 20+ artists will take place on Thursday March, 15th – beginning right about when the Texas sun warms your face and ending just in time for everyone to descend upon the city for a night-cap of your choice. Urbanears will be joining the party by giving away headphones to 15 lucky winners during the event

We’re thrilled to give back and support them as they have done for us in the past. Details are below. Make sure to rsvp!

Details:

When: Thursday, March 15 

Where: 2305 Riverside Farm, Austin TX (free transport will be provided)

Time: 1-10:30 PM

Please rsvp here

About Portals:

Portals is the ultimate blogging collective made up of fourteen influential bloggers that have supported exfm since it’s inception. More than that, it’s refuge for emerging talent, for the young artist who may have no other place to be heard, for music that is better than its ability to seem cool.

Head over to Portals exfm account to listen to all of the artists playing the Traveling Showcase plus many many more.

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