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SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Wednesday

On our second day at SXSW, the All Songs Considered crew gathered outside of Stubb's BBQ to share their favorite music of the day.
PWR BTTM plays NPR Music's showcase at Stubb's BBQ, and Bob Boilen captures one of his favorite photographs of all time. Source: Bob Boilen/NPR

Amid truck horns and the distant sounds of Montell Jordan's "This Is How We Do It," the All Songs Considered team gathered outside of Stubb's BBQ to recount a day overflowing with new musical discoveries and old favorites. On Wednesday night, NPR Music hosted its annual showcase at Stubb's. That event at that place has become as ritual as tacos and crowded streets for this crowd, but the show still astonished them. Stephen Thompson fell for Sylvan Esso's new songs. Bob Boilen photographed PWR BTTM and came away with one of his favorite pictures — a Pete Townshend moment of Ben Hopkins suspended in mid-air above the Austin stage. Robin Hilton was stunned by Lizzo's voice and the coordinated moves of her

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