now playing: Tortoise – The Equator [Download mp3] has launched their Third Annual SXSW Blog dedicated to all things on the 2006 South by Southwest Music Festival.

We’ll have some more on this later, but for now — Deadheads Outraged Over Web Crackdown [NY Times]
“the idea that they could stop people from trading these files is absurd,” Mr. Gans said, adding: “It’s no longer under anyone’s control. People have gigabytes of this stuff.”

Deadheads Boycott Dead [Rolling Stone]
Yeah, I mean, I could link on this s*** till the cows come home. Again, more on this in a few.

Does anyone have a release date for the new Beastie Boys film, Awesome: I [email protected] Shot That! yet? All I know is that they’re prepping for the annual film festivals which are early in the year [Pitchfork], so that’s cool. Download a high-res copy of the movie poster here.