If you’re serious about your festival experience, you’ll want to figure out a way to enjoy yourself, see a ton of great music, and possibly escape without coming down with the SXSW Plague that puts out 90 percent of the music industry in the two weeks following their return from Austin.
To wit, here are three major lessons from Beth Martinez of Danger Village (guest blogging for Hypebot) that have helped her learn to not hate music and life for the month after SXSW ends:
1. Be Prepared for Anything
Before leaving my hometown, I always head to a local store to stock up on supplies. You’re not going to want to waste time in Austin hitting the Target off I-35, and the convenience store across from the Driscoll is always super packed and overpriced. Use the handy guide below as a shopping list of what you should pick up before you go.
Author: Beth Martinez of Danger Village for Hypebot
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