SXSW 14 Music: MixRadio, Sycons

Mix Man


While we’re back in Seattle editing photos and stories from Austin and shooting new demo bikes, music has started at Southby with a Texas-sized lineup that includes

  • Lady Gaga
  • Kayne and Jay Z
  • Skrillex
  • Soundgarden
  • and 2,000 other acts.

It’s in those 2,000 acts that I stumbled into a venue and discovered Theophilus London a couple years ago.


Theo at SXSW

To celebrate the music, our partners at Nokia put together MixRadio playlists: Bike Songs and Partytimes. And while in our Create space, the SYCONS kept us in the cut and groove.


Solar Dub Rustler, the SYCONS are the DJS of the Sun

Then on a taco run, we listened to a guitar player with a twangy Tiny Tim voice who we later learned was Matthew Stoneman, America’s first white mariachi singer and the subject of a documentary.


Matthew Stoneman is a bolero singer known as Mateo


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