SXSW Unloads Fourth Artist List

Quin NFN, Cayucas, Gabriella Cohen, and 128 more

Following three supersized artist announcements, South by Southwest now shifts to smaller weekly band lists leading up to the music conference, running March 11-17. Australian Captured Tracks signee Gabriella Cohen, ATX rap breakout Quin NFN, and California indie pop group Cayucas add to the talent pool.

Quin NFN (Photo by David Brenden Hall)

This morning’s cull of 131 acts also includes L.A. darkwave unit Drab Majesty, Swedish rapper Bladee, Colombian vibe tribe Moügli, and Burger Records-approved garage-punk band Gymshorts. Also on the docket for Austin’s largest industry gathering: Southern rockers Drivin N Cryin, surfy NYC indie rockers High Waisted, pop singer-songwriter Ella Vos, Scottish rockers Paws, Friends theme music creators the Rembrandts, South Korean hip-hop crew XXX, and the highly original Pakistani beat music of Jaubi.

Louisiana-bred, Austin-based roots rocker Rod Melancon, who last week released a swaggering reimagining of Tom Waits’ “Goin’ Out West,” also stakes his claim to the complimentary SXSW artist backpack.

Additionally, Austin’s ever-vibrant musical underground adds a dozen SXSW’ showcasers: Buenos Diaz, Calliope Musicals, Country Cousins, Curse Mackey, Future Museums, Gina Chavez, Go Fever, Graham Reynolds & Golden Arm Trio, Jean Caffeine, Merry Jane & the Fondas, Ramesh, and San Saba County.

Here’s the latest, in full:

Abraham Alexander (Fort Worth)

Amy Wilcox (Arlington, VA.)

Anchorsong (London, England)

Aramide (Lagos, Nigeria)

Arre! Arre! (Malmö, Sweden)

Belén Cuturi (Montevideo, Uruguay)

Benyaro (Jackson, WY.)

Black Mambo (Bogotá,, Colombia)

Bladee (Stockholm, Sweden)

Buenos Diaz (Austin)

Calliope Musicals (Austin)

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

Cayucas (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Chelsea Williams (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Cherry Pickles (Birmingham, England)

Cigarette (Washington, D.C.)

Claire Morales (Denton)

Close Talker (Saskatoon, Canada)

Cosmic Botanica (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Country Cousins (Austin)

Curse Mackey (Austin)

Da Chick (Lisbon, Portugal)

Darren Eedens & the Slim Pickin’s (Cardiff, Wales)

David Wax Museum (Charlottesville, VA.)

Deaf Poets (Brooklyn, NY.)

Doug Seegers (Nashville, TN.)

Drab Majesty (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Drivin N Cryin (Atlanta, GA.)

El Hijo de la Cumbia (Abbekåsgatan, Sweden)

Ella Vos (Los Angeles, Calif.)

The Elwins (Keswick, Canada)

Esther Black (Sacramento, Calif.)

Fatai (Melbourne, Australia)

Florry (Philadelphia, PA.)

Fond Han (St. Louis, MO.)

Fripps & Fripps (Sydney, Australia)

Fritz (Newcastle, Australia)

Future Museums (Austin)

Gabriella Cohen (Brisbane, Australia)

Gia Margaret (Chicago, IL.)

Gina Chavez (Austin)

Go Fever (Austin)

Graham Reynolds (Austin)

Graham Reynolds & Golden Arm Trio (Austin)

Great Wight (Brooklyn, NY.)

Gymshorts (Providence, RI.)

High Waisted (New York, NY.)

Holiday Sidewinder (Sydney, Australia)

Jackie Cohen (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Jackie Mendoza (San Diego, Calif.)

Jared & the Mill (Phoenix, AZ.)

Jarryd James (Brisbane, Australia)

Jaubi (Lahore, Pakistan)

Jean Caffeine (Austin)

Jitwam (Assam, India)

John-Robert (Edinburg, VA.)

John Paul White (Florence, AL.)

John Vanderslice (San Francisco, Calif.)

Karen Jonas (Fredericksburg, VA.)

The Kernal (Jackson, TN.)

La Ronera (Bogotá, Colombia)

Late Night Laggers (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Laura Stevenson (Hudson Valley, NY.)

Lauren Morrow (Nashville, TN.)

Line Upon Line Percussion (Austin)

Lunaem (Guadalajara, Mexico)

Maudlin (Minneapolis, MN.)

Maxx Gallo (Monterrey, Mexico)

Meernaa (Oakland, Calif.)

Menino Bulle (Mexico City)

Merry Jane & the Fondas (Austin)

Minihorse (Ypsilanti, MI.)

More Or Les (Toronto, Canada)

Moügli (Bogotá, Colombia)

The Munsens (Denver, CO.)

The Night Thief (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Nayome (Tyler)

Norma (Paris, France)

Nots (Memphis, TN.)

Omawumi (Warri, Nigeria)

Ouri (Montreal, Canada)

Pacific Jam at My Apartment [PJAMA] (Saltillo, Mexico)

Parrot Dream (Brooklyn, NY.)

Pat Byrne (Borris, Ireland)

Paws (Glasgow, Scotland)

The Pinheads (Wollongong, Australia)

Polaroid (Bologna, Italy)

Project .44 (Chicago, IL.)

Quin NFN (Austin)

Ramblin’ Deano [of Waco Brothers] (Milwaukee, WI.)

Ramesh (Austin)

The Ramona Flowers (Bath, England)

Ratking (Perth, Australia)

Really From (Boston, MA.)

Red Steppes (Brooklyn, NY.)

Red Wanting Blue (Columbus, OH.)

The Rembrandts (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Rod Melancon (Wright, LA.)

Roots of Thought (Tulsa, OK.)

Sailawway (Monterrey, Mexico)

Samia (New York, NY.)

San Saba County (Austin)

Shady Bug (St. Louis, MO.)

Sharkmuffin (Brooklyn, NY.)

Shubzilla x Bill Beats (Seattle, WA.)

Sick Morrison (Monterrey, Mexico)

Sidney Gish (Randolph, NJ.)

Sis (San Francisco, Calif.)

Sivan (Tel Aviv, Israel)

The Small Glories (Winnipeg, Canada)

Sonámbulo Psicotropical (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Spooky Mansion (San Francisco, Calif.)

$tupid Young (Long Beach, Calif.)

Stuyedeyed (Brooklyn, NY.)

St. Woods (Madrid, Spain)

Susto (Charleston, SC.)

Terry vs Tori (Sevilla, Spain)

Thee Idylls (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Tony True & the Tijuana Tres (Monterrey, Mexico)

To Whom It May (Galveston)

Tunic (Winnipeg, Canada)

Twanguero (Valencia, Spain)

Vanessa Zamora (Tijuana, Mexico)

Var (Portland, Jamaica)

The Vegabonds (Birmingham, AL.)

Wake Island (Montreal, Canada)

War Cloud (Oakland, Calif.)

Wieuca (Athens, GA.)

Wild Ponies (Nashville, TN.)

XXX (Seoul, South Korea)

Young13dbaby (Maqu, China)

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