SXSW Music List No. 7

Pussy Riot Theatre, Kano, Bilal, and 137 more

One month. That’s how long we have until the planet tilts southerly on its axis for the largest summit of music, film, and tech on Earth. South by Southwest, March 10-19, thus beefs up its music lineup this morning, adding 140 acts including Pussy Riot Theatre, jazzed-out soul vocalist Bilal, and British MC Kano.

By our count, today’s additional names brings the running total to 1,443 of what will ultimately be nearly 2,000 performers. Also on the Friday inventory: stirring singer-songwriter Crywolf, nü-metal survivors Otep, New York songman Richard Barone, veteran NOLA roots rockers the Iguanas, Dallas rapper Blue, the Misfit, upbeat indie Americana band Horse Thief, and Anti Records-signed soul/blues badass Son Little.

Los Amigos Invisibles

Meanwhile, the conference’s international ranks continue to grow with Pussy Riot Theatre – ostensibly a spoken word variation of the Russian protest punk ensemble – young London rapper/Afro-pop artist Maleek Berry, mood-musing German composer Frederico Albanese, hyper-speed rasta rapper Buggsy from Bristol, and Grammy-winning disco/acid-jazz/Latin showstoppers Los Amigos Invisibles, founded in Venezuela.

On the local front, SXSW adds Afrobeat aliens Golden Dawn Arkestra, man-eaters Sailor Poon (Austin’s answer to Pussy Riot?), jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton, and angular post-punk dynamos US Weekly. Other Austin hopefuls brought into the fray include Wendy Colonna, Continental Drift, Death of a Dream, Hayden Edward, Evil Triplet, Fragile Rock, Honey & Salt, Invoke, J-Nice the Kingdom Builder, Kay Odyssey, Shelley King, Lake of Fire, Master Blaster Sound System, Daisy O’Connor, Pleasers, Graham Reynolds, the Ripe, South Austin Moonlighters, Tetractys, Thousand Foot Whale Claw, and Trouble Boys.

SXSW Music wristbands are currently on sale for locals at $169. They go off the market next Friday. Here’s today’s full list:

808Ink (London, England)

The Aces (Provo, UT.)

Federico Albanese [DJ set] (Berlin, Germany)

Alikiba (Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania)

Aztec Death (Dallas)

Richard Barone (New York, NY.)

Maleek Berry (London, England)

Big Search (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Bilal (Philadelphia, PA.)

Bin Chivalry (Atlanta, GA.)

Blue, the Misfit. (Dallas)

Dutty Bookman (Kingston, Jamaica)

Laure Briard (Toulouse, France)

Bufi (Mexico City, Mexico)

Buggsy (Bristol, England)

Burns (Stafford, England)

Christopher Martin (St. Catherine, Jamaica)

Cipha Sounds (New York, NY.)

Close Talker (Saskatoon, Canada)

C-Micah (St. Louis, MO.)

Wendy Colonna (Austin)

Colony House (Franklin, TN.)

Computer Magic (New York, NY.)

Continental Drift (Austin)

Crywolf (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Death Hymn Number 9 (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Death of a Dream (Austin)

Deep Cuts (Houston)

DJ Aktive (Philadelphia, PA.)

DJ Ecool (Atlanta, GA.)

DJ Efn (Miami, FL.)

DJ Waxfiend (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Droeloe (Hilversum, Netherlands)

James Droll (Nashville, TN.)

Duckwrth (South Central, Calif.)

Dyme-A-Duzin (Brooklyn, NY.)

Hayden Edward (Austin)

Elel (Nashville, TN.)

Eric Biddines (Delray Beach, FL.)

Erick Dayz (Orlando, FL.)

Evil Triplet (Austin)

Five 2 oh (Corpus Christi)

Fragile Rock (Austin)

Frisco (Boy Better Know) (London, England)

Future Punx (Brooklyn, NY.)

Koro Fyah (Kingston, Jamaica)

Ghetts (London, England)

Golden Dawn Arkestra (Austin)

Good Girl (Philadelphia, PA.)

G Perico (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Gpu Panic (Lisboa, Portugal)

The Grahams (Nashville, TN.)

Odetta Hartman (New York, NY.)

Billy Harvey (Brooklyn, NY.)

Holidae (Minneapolis, MN.)

Honey & Salt (Austin)

Horse Thief (Oklahoma City, OK.)

Idles (Bristol, England)

Invoke (Austin)

Jabee (Oklahoma City, OK.)

Jason James (Houston)

B.J. Jansen (New York, NY.)

J-Nice the Kingdom Builder (Austin)

Joe Galaxy (Miami, FL.)

Durand Jones & the Indications (Bloomington, IN.)

Jonny P (New York, NY.)

Kano (London, England)

Kris Kasanova (Brooklyn, NY.)

Kay Odyssey (Austin)

King Buffalo (Rochester, NY.)

Kingsbury (Nashville, TN.)

Shelley King (Austin)

Konshens (Kingston, Jamaica)

Koyoke (Nashville, TN.)

Lake of Fire (Austin)

Laucan (London, England)

Layne (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Ravyn Lenae (Chicago IL)

Les Deuxluxes (Montreal, Canada)

Moby Grape’s Peter Lewis & daughter Arwen Lewis (Lompoc, Calif.)

Jeff Lofton (Austin)

Los Amigos Invisibles (Miami, FL.)

Lukr (Nashville, TN.)

Lillie Mae (Nashville, TN.)

Masha (Nashville, TN.)

Master Blaster Sound System (Austin)

Medasin (Dallas)

Moelogo (London, England)

Muddy Magnolias (Nashville, TN.)

The Mullens (Dallas)

My Red + Blue (Nashville, TN.)

Mairo Nawaz (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Nawas (Nashville, TN.)

Necklace (Portland, OR.)

Netsky (Antwerp, Belgium)

Nyth Inning (Bronx, NY.)

Daisy O’Connor (Austin)

Otep (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Pell (New Orleans, LA.)

Phangs (Nashville, TN.)

Pleasers (Austin)

Powers (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Pussy Riot Theatre (Moscow, Rissian Federation)

Quix (Auckland, New Zealand)

Ricky Rebel (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Graham Reynolds (Austin)

The Ripe (Austin)

Rmbler (Atlanta, GA.)

Roya (New York, NY.)

Runtown (Lagos, Nigeria)

Giò Sada & Barismoothsquad (Bari, Italy)

Safone (Birmingham, England)

Sailor Poon (Austin)

Saro (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Shame (London, England)

Son Little (Philadelphia, PA.)

South Austin Moonlighters (Austin)

Casii Stephan & the Midnight Sun (Tulsa, OK.)

Surf Curse (Reno, NV.)

Teen Daze (Vancouver, Canada)

Terror Cósmico (Mexico City, Mexico)

Tetractys (Austin)

The Fame Riot (Tacoma, WA.)

The Iguanas (New Orleans, LA.)

Thomson & Ismael (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Paul Thorn (Tupelo, MS.)

Thousand Foot Whale Claw (Austin)

TJay 848 (New Haven, CT.)

Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra (Tokyo, Jaoan)

Trakksounds (Houston)

Trouble Boys (Austin)

Sofi Tukker (Brooklyn, NY.)

Cale Tyson (Fort Worth)

US Weekly (Austin)

Virtual Haze (Mexico City, Mexico)

Vision (Santa Fe Springs, Calif.)

The Whiffs (Kansas City, MO.)

White Fang (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Whitehorse (Toronto, Canada)

Young Bro (Dallas)

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