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Spoon rising

It is one of the largest music festivals in the United States and every year thousands of music lovers gather in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest.

The annual celebration features a wide variety of acts and for the band Spoon it is a chance to headline in their own backyard.

But perhaps what is even more impressive is that Spoon have actually improved their fortunes at a time when the music industry is taking a big hit from the internet age.

In this First Person account Spoon's frontman Britt Daniel takes us inside his band and the festival which has become a huge hit.


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