Around 3:30 yesterday, Cass McCombs played a strikingly perfect set at Gorilla vs. Bear's SXSW Day Party. It was only half way through the day, the place was sweltering, and there was a front row texter requesting songs to the McCombs's bass player. Cass wrapped up a jazzy, egg-shakey tune and whispered into the mic: "I hate this place."
We're assuming he meant the everlastingly humid Klub Krucial, and not SXSW. It was too good of a show. So, maybe Cass deserves a Slightly Cantankerous, But Awesome award from yesterday?
After the jump, find our picks for Best Of's from a totally busy, overwhelmingly exciting SXSW Friday, and the above installation art piece that was sandwiched on the corner of a Bank of America. What a day.