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The Daily Buzz is a “festival only” radio show. We travel to film festivals year-round and interview some of the most important indie voices, partner with NPR affiliate and local community radio stations and aim to deliver these conversations to cinephiles, fans and moviegoers everywhere.The show is in its fifth year, and the Daily Buzz has interviewed some of the most important voices in the entertainment industry: more than 500 guests ranging from directors, actors, producers, festival directors and journalists in the independent film world.The Daily Buzz partnered with KUT this year to provide coverage of the 2015 SXSW Festival. This week, The Daily Buzz is broadcasting from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) — which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Toronto, Canada — and interviewing independent and international filmmakers. Daily Buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival is made possible with support from Production Legal, Cloud Electronics, Soundcloud, ENKI NY and Angry Porcupine.

SXSW: Episode Seven from The Daily Buzz

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Indie band Eastern Sidekick.

During the KPop meetup at Blackheart, The Daily Buzz spent some time with Korean indie rock band Eastern Sidekick. The band consists of main songwriter and lead guitarist Ko Hangyul, Bae Sanghwan on bass guitar, Ryu Inhyuk on guitars and Ko Myungchul on drums.

We chatted about what it's like to be a rock band in Korea, their musical influences and why they're performing as part of KPop Night Out. Often been described as an edgier Korean version of The Strokes, this band is turning heads in the music scene with their raw sound.

The Daily Buzz at the 2015 SXSW Festival is sponsored by Production Legal, Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Soundcloud and Cloud Electronics. With additional support from KUT, Kind Snacks, Texas Tea and Squeeze and Sabra Hummus.

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