The Most Overused Terms In SXSW Band Bios

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From The Village Voice:

Here are some of the most overused words and terms in SXSW’s 2013 artist bios. I’m sure I’m missing a few, but you get the idea.

“Raucousness”
Just say you like cocaine. It’s 2013, it’s okay. You can just say it is an act.

“Nasty”
You probably aren’t “nasty”; you just got into Iggy & the Stooges two summers ago when the last emo guy in your band quit and you could finally write that song about convertibles you had always wanted to.

“Untamed”
Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus are “untamed,” so it’s not that cool anymore to say you are, too.

“Swathed”
Ohhhhhh, someone is a reader!!!

“The ’60s”
Yes, I have seen “The ’60s” used in almost every way possible. What they think is hearkening to “The ’60s” is really a sound from the late ’80s and early ’90s.

“Hazy”
Okay, you live a state with medical marijuana. I remember my first beer, too. Stop bragging.

“Cinematic”
Oh, watch out! We got a Win Butler over here!

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