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Music Seen: The Sounds Shake Shake Shake Things Up In New York City

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“Shake Shake Shake” by the Swedish indie group The Sounds is an infectious song sure to be the soundtrack to many a barbecue this summer. And when the band stopped by VH1 Headquarters last week for a performance on Big Morning Buzz Live, we just couldn’t get enough.

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2011 SXSW Pics: Gorgeous Artists, Eclectic Styles


At SXSW, we’ve learned that The Strokes are back (10,000 went to their set last night), Dave Grohl is the nicest guy in rock (according to the VH1 crew who interviewed him) and people can’t stop talking about Kanye West, who’s allegedly doing a secret show tonight or tomorrow. We’ve also noticed there’s no lack of gorgeous performers and celebs flaunting eclectic, wild styles. We’re bummed we couldn’t get close enough to snap pics of country-garage threesome Those Darlins, who put on a raucous show last night that closed with their ode to sex and parties, “Nightjogger.” But with thousands of artists performing simultaneously, it’s impossible to capture more than a fraction of the action.

Oh Land interviews with VH1 News

oh-land-sxsw-vh1(Photo: Matt Muro for VH1)

See more pics after the jump and check back here later for updates.

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