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SXSW 2016 In 10 GIFs

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Charli XCX performs at SXSW with pop music deviant SOPHIE.
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Charli XCX performs at SXSW with pop music deviant SOPHIE.

If the SXSW music festival feels unwieldy, we've got you covered with our favorite discoveries, videos from our opening night showcase, and late-night lullabies sung in hotel rooms and by a creek. If you're looking for something more bite-size, photographer Adam Kissick captured moments in the ever-satisfying GIF form, including an epic jump from Diet Cig's Alex Luciano, pop alchemist D∆WN's killer moves and thrash metal band Black Fast's shredding.

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