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SXSW Band Invites, Part II

Only 112 days remaining until the Music conference begins
Chase Hoffberger, 1:03pm, Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
photo by John Anderson
The Black Lips at Emo’s during Austin Psych Fest 2012

South by Southwest increased its bandwidth this afternoon, extending official invitations to another 348 acts from Austin and around the world. The re-up brings the festival’s tally to in excess of 500 names, with some 1,500 or more expected to be added before the Music conference, March 11-16, 2014.

After announcement of an initial cull last month, this installment continues keeping the big names secret, but it runs deep nonetheless, with SXSW mainstays such as the Black Lips and Talib Kweli joining Baltimore indie duo Wye Oak and a regrouped G-Side. From up-and-comers (ACL’s Typhoon) to vets (Gary Numan), and international rockers ranging Berlin (Kadavar) to South Korea (Galaxy Express), there’s much to explore here.

Locally, Carolyn Wonderland, Quiet Company, Kydd Jones, and the League of Extraordinary Gz join Max Frost, Residual Kid, Nakia, and Mother Falcon in what’s ultimately an awfully robust list. Bobby Jealousy, My Jerusalem, the Eastern Sea, the list goes on, while spanning the Lone Star state from Waco (Billy Joe Shaver) to Houston (recent FFF metallurgists Venomous Maximus).

Here’s the full rundown. And make no mistake, the clock’s ticking. Only 112 days remain until the circus posts its tent.

Achilles (Atlanta, Ga.)

Aeges (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Air Traffic Controller (Boston, Mass.)

Alika & Nueva Alianza (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Anushka (Brighton, England)

The Apache Relay (Nashville, Tenn.)

Arborea (Lewiston, Maine)

Arkells (Hamilton, Canada)

Jay Arner (Vancouver, Canada)

Syd Arthur (Canterbury, England)

Nicole Atkins (Asbury, NJ.)

Avan, La.va (New York, NY.)

Baby in Vain (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Baby Robots (Austin)

Bagheera (Houston)

Ballet School (Berlin, Germany)

The Bambir (Gyumri, Armenia)

Richard Barone (New York, NY.)

The Baseball Project (Portland, Ore.)

James Bay (Hitchin, England)

Beat King (Houston)

Arthur Beatrice (London, England)

Greta Svabo Bech (Tórshavn, Faroe Islands)

Andrew Belle (Chicago, Ill.)

The Belle Game (Vancouver, Canada)

Bestial Mouths (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Big Phony (Seoul, South Korea)

The Binary Code (Clifton, NJ.)

Bipolar Sunshine (Manchester, England)

Blackbear (Hollywood, Calif.)

Black City Lights (Wellington, New Zealand)

The Black Lillies (Knoxville, Alas.)

Black Lips (Atlanta, Ga.)

Black Pistol Fire (Austin)

The Blind Pets (Austin)

Blondfire (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Blouse (Portland, Ore.)

Bobby Jealousy (Austin)

Bo Ningen (Tokyo, Japan)

Boy and Bear (Sydney, Australia)

TJ Boyce (Houston)

Brass Bed (Lafayette, La.)

Will Brennan (Atlanta, Ga.)

Brick + Mortar (Toms River, NJ.)

Tom Brosseau (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Buffalo Killers (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Bully (Nashville, Tenn.)

Cairn String Quartet (Glasgow, Scotland)

Catfish and the Bottlemen (Llandudno, Wales)

Dustin Cavazos (Dallas)

Cello Fury (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Cerebral Ballzy (Brooklyn, NY.)

Tim Chaisson (Charlottetown, Canada)

Cherub (Nashville, Tenn.)

ChoZe (Atlanta, Ga.)

Circuit des Yeux (Chicago, Ill.)

Claire (Munich, Germany)

Cloud Boat (London, England)

Cocos Lovers (Deal, England)

Coldair (Warsaw, Poland)

Cole Boyz (Huntsville, AL.)

The Colourist (Orange County, Calif.)

Communist Daughter (Saint Paul, Minn.)

Complete (Fort Worth)

Cory Mo (Houston)

The Couch (Austin)

The Crookes (Sheffield, England)

Cross Record (Austin)

Fauntella Crow (Venice Beach, Calif.)

Crying Nut (Seoul, South Korea)

Daley (Manchester, England)

The Darcys (Toronto, Canada)

Andra Day (San Diego, Calif.)

Dead C (Dunedin, New Zealand)

The Delta Riggs (Melbourne, Australia)

Diarrhea Planet (Nashville, Tenn.)

DJ Grip (Austin)

Gord Downie & the Sadies (Toronto, Canada)

Kevin Drew (Toronto, Canada)

Dub Fx (Melbourne, Australia)

Dune Rats (Brisbane, Australia)

Shelby Earl (Seattle, WA.)

The Eastern Sea (Austin)

Tim Easton (Nashville, Tenn.)

East 35 (Austin)

Elizabeth & the Catapult (Brooklyn, NY.)

EMA (Portland, Ore.)

Empires (Chicago, Ill.)

Esben and the Witch (London, England)

Dana Falconberry (Austin)

The Farewell Drifters (Nashville, Tenn.)

Fear of Men (Brighton, England)

Felo (Houston)

Fenster (Berlin, Germany)

Fielded (New York, NY.)

Flo Morrissey (London, England)

Nils Frahm (Berlin, Germany)

Sage Francis (Providence, RI.)

Fresno (Porto Alegre, Portugal)

Max Frost (Austin)

Ezra Furman (Oakland, Calif.)

Future Islands (Baltimore, Md.)

Galaxy Express (Seoul, South Korea)

Travis Garland (Lubbock)

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (New York, NY.)

Colin Gilmore (Austin)

The Giving Tree Band (Yorkville, Ill.)

Glen Check (Seoul, South Korea)

G. Love (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Go DJ JB (Austin)

Gossling (Melbourne, Australia)

Jon Dee Graham (Austin)

The Great American Canyon Band (Baltimore, Md.)

Great Good Fine Ok (Brooklyn, NY.)

Jackie Greene (Sacramento, Calif.)

Gripin (Istanbul, Turkey)

The Growl (Perth, Wa.)

G-Side (Huntsville, Ala.)

Gunplay (Miami, Fla.)

Ha Ha Tonka (Springfield, Mo.)

Danny B. Harvey (Austin)

The Heatwave (London, England)

Heavy Cream (Nashville, Tenn.)

Hellbenders (Brasília, Brazil)

Hi Fashion (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Highasakite (Oslo, Norway)

The History Of Apple Pie (London, England)

Hollywoodfun Downstairs (Wellington, New Zealand)

Hurray for the Riff Raff (New Orleans, La.)

Jenny Hval (Oslo, Norway)

HVOB (Vienna, Austria)

Idiotape (Seoul, South Korea)

In The Valley Below (Echo Park, Calif.)

James Iha (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Intertwine (Trondheim, Norway)

Maya Isacowitz (Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Issue (Vallejo, Calif.)

Ivan and the Parazol (Budapest, Hungary)

Sarah Jaffe (Denton)

Jambinai (Seoul, South Korea)

Jamestown Revival (Austin)

Japanther (Brooklyn, NY.)

Jim-E-O (Austin)

Jonny Two Bags (Orange County, Calif.)

JoyCut (Bologna, Italy)

Jungles from Red Bacteria Vacuum (Tokyo, Japan)

Kabul Dreams (Kabul, Afghanistan)

Kadavar (Berlin, Germany)

Kamp! (Lodz, Poland)

Karma Jonze (Austin)

Kayo Dot (Brooklyn, NY.)

Tori Kelly (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Cory Kendrix (Austin)

Ben Kenney (Brooklyn, NY.)

Kid Mac (Maroubra, Australia)

Kiha & The Faces (Seoul, South Korea)

Elle King (Brooklyn, NY.)

King Parrot (Melbourne, Australia)

K’La (Gary, Ind.)

Aidan Knight (Victoria, Canada)

The Knocks (New York, NY.)

The Kooks (Brighton, England)

Kumbia Queers (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Kydd (Austin)

L.A. (Mallorca, Spain)

La Femme (Biarritz, France)

Tory Lanez (Toronto, Canada)

The Launderettes (Oslo, Norway)

League of Extraordinary Gz (Austin)

Little Hurricane (San Diego, Calif.)

Jeff Lofton (Austin)

Louis Logic (Queens, NY)

Love Inks (Austin)

LYS (Rennes, France)

Magic Man (Boston, Mass.)

MAO (Brighton, England)

Mariachi Las Altenas (San Antonio)

Mariachi Las Pioneras de Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico)

The Mastersons (Austin)

Arthur Matos (Aracaju, Brazil)

Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys (Nashville, Tenn.)

Mendetz (Barcelona, Spain)

Jeremy Messersmith (Minneapolis, Minn.)

Mike Fresh (Atlanta, Ga.)

Milagres (Brooklyn, NY.)

Mirah (Brooklyn, NY.)

Miss May I (Troy, Ohio)

Mister and Mississippi (Utrecht, the Netherlands)

Hedvig Mollestad Trio (Oslo, Norway)

MONOKINO (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Tanya Morgan (Brooklyn, NY.)

Morning Parade (Essex, England)

Natasha Mosley (Atlanta, Ga.)

The Moth & The Flame (Provo, Utah)

Mothercoat (Fukaya, Japan)

Mother Falcon (Austin)

The Muckers (Tehran, Iran)

Meg Myers (Los Angeles, Calif.)

My Jerusalem (Austin)

Mystic Braves (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Nakia (Austin)

Nell (Seoul, South Korea)

John Newman (Yorkshire Dales, England)

Nightbox (Toronto, Canada)

No Brain (Seoul, South Korea)

Nubes en mi Casa (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Gary Numan (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Of Mice & Men (Costa Mesa, Calif.)

Oh Mercy (Melbourne, Australia)

The Pack A.D. (Vancouver, Canada)

Pajaro (Seville, Spain)

Doe Paoro (Brooklyn, NY.)

Papa (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Paper Lions (Charlottetown, Canada)

Parade of Lights (Los Angeles, Calif.)

The Parlotones (Johannesburg, South Africa)

The Parrots (Madrid, Spain)

Paus (Lisbon, Portugal)

Peelander-Z (New York, NY.)

Perrosky (Santiago, Chile)

Peterson Brothers Band (Bastrop)

Phantogram (Saratoga Springs, Alas.)

Pick A Piper (Toronto, Canada)

Pins (Manchester, England)

Plastic Flowers (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Steve Poltz (San Diego, Calif.)

Pommez Internacional (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Poolside (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Potty Mouth (Northampton, Mass.)

Prides (Glasgow, Scotland)

Public Service Broadcasting (London, England)

Quantic (Bogoto, Colombia)

Question (San Antonio)

Quiet Company (Austin)

David Ramirez (Austin)

Random Recipe (Montreal, Canada)

Residual Kid (Austin)

Rey Pila (Mexico City, Mexico)

Rhodes (Hitchin, England)

Sam Roberts Band (Montreal, Canada)

Rich Robinson Band (Atlanta, Ga.)

Rockie Fresh (Chicago, Ill.)

Rock N' Roll Radio (Seoul, South Korea)

Roge (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)

Romi (Sendai, Japan)

Ron Pope (Brooklyn, NY.)

Royal Blood (Brighton, England)

Sage The Gemini (Fairfield, Calif.)

Saintseneca (Columbus, Ohio)

Samsaya (Oslo, Norway)

Scars on 45 (Bradford, England)

Danny Schmidt (Austin)

Sentimental City Romance (Tokyo, Japan)

September Girls (Dublin, Ireland)

Seryn (Denton, Alas.)

Andy Shauf (Regina, Canada)

Billy Joe Shaver (Waco)

Side Effect (Yangon, Myanmar)

Keaton Simons (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds (Brooklyn, NY.)

The 69 Cats (Austin)

Skaters (New York, NY.)

Skream (Croydon, England)

Sleeper Agent (Bowling Green, Ky.)

Slick Shoota (Oslo, Norway)

SL Jones (Little Rock, Ark.)

Slothrust (Brooklyn, NY.)

Slow Down, Molasses (Saskatoon, Canada)

Snow Ghosts (London, England)

Sobrenadar (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Social Studies (San Francisco, Calif.)

Soft Swells (Los Angeles, Calif.)

The Soil & the Sun (Grand Rapids, Mich.)

Solander (Malmö, Sweden)

The So So Glos (Brooklyn, NY.)

Soul Khan (Brooklyn, NY.)

Southern Hospitality DJ's (London, England)

Spires (Brooklyn, NY.)

Spirit Animal (Brooklyn, NY.)

The Standards (Bangkok, Thailand)

The Starbems (Tokyo, Japan)

Starmarie (Tokyo, Japan)

Nano Stern (Santiago, Chile)

Lindsey Stirling (Arizona, Ariz.)

Streets of Laredo (Brooklyn, NY.)

S U R V I V E (Austin)

Suzy Bogguss (Nashville, Tenn.)

Svper (Barcelona, Spain)

Swear and Shake (Brooklyn, NY.)

Talib Kweli (Brooklyn, NY.)

Tashaki Miyaki (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Tensnake (Hamburg, Germany)

Tiê (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Ana Tijoux (Santiago, Chile)

Timber Timbre (Toronto, Canada)

Tinariwen (Azawad, Mali)

Torres (Brooklyn, NY.)

Touch Sensitive (Sydney, Australia)

Tourist (London, England)

The Trews (Toronto, Canada)

A Tribe Called Red (Ottawa, Canada)

Tribe One (Atlanta, Ga.)

Troker (Guadalajara, Canada)

Truckfighters (Orebro, Sweden)

Trust (Toronto, Canada)

Tumbleweed Wanderers (Oakland, Calif.)

Gavin Turek (Los Angeles, Alas.)

Typhoon (Portland, Ore.)

Univers (Barcelona, Spain)

Unknown (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

The Unlikely Candidates (Fort Worth)

Until The Ribbon Breaks (Cardiff, Wales)

Utopians (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Vega (La Coruña, Spain)

The Vegabonds (Nashville, Tenn.)

Soledad Vélez (Concepción, Chile)

Kiko Veneno (Madrid, Spain)

Venomous Maximus (Houston)

Maya Vik (Oslo, Norway)

Patricia Vonne (Austin)

Vulture Industries (Bergen, Norway)

Mayu Wakisaka (Tokyo, Japan)

Natalie Walker (Denver, Colo.)

Wardell (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Watercolours (Auckland, New Zealand)

Willie Watson (Nashville, Tenn.)

Wentru (Santiago, Chile)

We Were Promised Jetpacks (Edinburgh, Scotland)

What So Not (Sydney, Australia)

The Whigs (Athens, Ga.)

White City (Kabul, Afghanistan)

The Wilderness of Manitoba (Toronto, Canada)

Wild Party (Boerne)

The Wild Wild (Santa Cruz, Calif.)

Saul Williams (New York, NY.)

Jack Wilson (Austin)

Wolf Alice (London, England)

Carolyn Wonderland (Austin)

Wye Oak (Baltimore, Md.)

Steve Wynn (Jackson Heights, NY.)

ChihiroYamazaki+ROUTE14band (Tokyo, Japan)

YB (Seoul, South Korea)

Sidney York (Calgary, Canada)

Conner Youngblood (Dallas)

Young Guns (London, England)

Yung Nation (Dallas)

Zeus (Toronto, Canada)

Zuse (Kingston, Jamaica)

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