SXSW Music Rounds Up Last Wave of Talent

Bully, Khalid, Car Seat Headrest, Lizzo, and Billie Eilish join fest

South by Southwest dawning, their Music team now releases an overall list recapping all 10 previous talent drops. Embedded in the master directory are also 211 new reveals. Leading the charge are Nashville grungers Bully, nü R&B phenom Khalid, teen pop breakout Billie Eilish, indie rockers Car Seat Headrest, and rapper/singer Lizzo.

Bully last October at Mohawk (Photo by David Brendan Hall)

Most of those artists’ SXSW showcases came to light last week, via announcements from brand partners. Still, this fresh batch runs deep with emerging and established talent including once local god of hellfire The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, outlaw country artist Nikki Lane, sexually empowered Tennessee rapper Bbymutha, and veteran producer Dan the Automator.

Hip-hop artist Billyracxx, formerly known as Billy Ocean, stands out from the Fests, as does Big Thief frontman Buck Meek, indie-pop darlings Cults, song scion Justin Townes Earle, and Austin-reared singer/guitarist/A Star Is Born bit player Lukas Nelson.

The Black Angels, Black Pistol Fire, Shinyribs, Big Bill, Mélat, Bob Schneider, Riders Against the Storm, and Peelander-Z highlight a list of late-breaking Austin talent, as well.

That hefty add-on includes: Akaw!, Ben Buck, Beto & the Fairlanes, Big Wy’s Brass Band, Cece Hustle, Cheap Fur, Cody Campbell, Curtis McMurtry, Daniel Francis Doyle & the Dreams, Dayglow, DJ Big Daddy B, DJ Miles, DJ Mr Carter, Emme, Flesh Lights, Go DJ JB, GoDJKnowledge & the Trendsetters, Grace Pettis, High Heavens, Hoodtronics, Jai Malano, John Mills Times Ten, Julia Lucille, Marcos Cabral, Mason Flynt, Midcentury, Pierson Saxon, Pink Elephant Radio Hosts, Pleasure Venom, Ringo Deathstarr, the Sour Notes, and Van Mary.

Here’s the full list of new additions:

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead performs Madonna (Austin)

[Istandard] (New York, NY.)

Adam Melchor (Los Angeles, CA.)

Aha Gazelle (New Orleans, LA.)

Aina Brei’Yon (Chicago, IL.)

Akaw! (Austin)

Akil Ammar (Mexico City)

Aklesso (Miami, FL.)

Alex Mali (Brooklyn, NY.)

Alfred (Woodbridge, VA.)

Alphabeat (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Anna Altman (Brooklyn, NY.)

Ayanis (Atlanta, GA.)

Azswaye (South Central, CA.)

Bbymutha (Chattanooga, TN.)

Bdotcroc (Minneapolis, MN.)

Ben Buck (Austin)

Beto & the Fairlanes (Austin)

Big Bill (Austin)

Biggie Babylon (San Diego, CA.)

Big Wy’s Brass Band (Austin)

Billie Eilish (Los Angeles, CA.)

Billy Bands Tha DJ (Dallas)

Billyracxx (Eatonville, FL.)

Bizkit [w/ Butta on the keytar] (Los Angeles, CA.)

The Black Angels (Austin)

Black Pistol Fire (Toronto, Canada)

Blu de Tiger (New York City, NY.)

Bobby Lytes (Miami, FL.)

Bob Schneider (Austin)

Bookie the Baby (Sacramento, CA.)

Boston George (Houston)

Buck Biloxi (New Orleans, LA.)

Buck Meek (Austin)

Bugz Gutta (Newport News, VA.)

Bully (Nashville, TN.)

C4 (Birmingham, England)

Canon (Chicago, IL.)

Carl Müren (Montréal, Canada)

Car Seat Headrest (Leesburg, VA.)

Catnapp [DJ Set] (Berlin, Germany)

Cece Hustle (Austin)

Cheap Fur (Austin)

Chopstars (Houston)

Cody Campbell (Austin)

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown (Stearsby, England)

Cults (New York City, NY.)

Curtis McMurtry (Austin)

Da Baby (Charlotte, NC.)

Dama Nilz (Brooklyn, NY.)

Daniel Francis Doyle & the Dreams (Austin)

Dan the Automator (San Francisco, CA.)

Dayglow (Austin)

Dee-1 (New Orleans, LA.)

Dentist (Asbury Park, NJ.)

Deraj (Orlando, FL.)

Destiny Rogers (Lodi, CA.)

DioMara (Brooklyn, NY.)

DJs Toprock & Adam Rockers (London, England)

DJ Baby Roo (Houston)

DJ Big Daddy B (Austin)

DJ Concept (Ikirun, Nigeria)

DJ General Mealz (Atlanta, GA.)

DJ Jam Master J’Son (Queens, NY.)

DJ Kay Cali (Los Angeles, CA.)

DJ King Mike (San Antonio)

DJ Kleancut (Montreal, Quebec)

DJ Logan Garrett (Nashville, TN.)

DJ Lokei (Toronto, Canada)

DJ Maximum b2b DJ Sir Corey (London, England)

DJ Miles (Austin)

DJ Mr Carter (Austin)

DJ Mr Rogers (Houston)

DJ Phife (Dallas)

DJ Wonder (New York, NY.)

Dot Cromwell (Brooklyn, NY.)

Doug Thee Savage (Dmv, MD.)

Dreezy (Chicago, IL.)

D Savage (Gardena, CA.)

Dungeon Family feat. Big Boi, Goodie Mob & Organized Noize’s Sleepy Brown (Atlanta, GA.)

Ecco2K (Stockholm, Sweden)

Eimaral Sol (Killeen)

Emme (Austin)

Evening Attraction (Chicago, IL.)

Exit 21/Neighborhood CEO (Long Island, NY.)

Finale (New York, NY.)

Finneas (Los Angeles, CA.)

Fire is Motion (Montclair, NJ.)

Five Eight (Athens, GA.)

Fki 1st (Atlanta, GA.)

Flesh Lights (Austin)

Fooly Faime (Dallas, CA.)

Frisco (London, England)

Funny Julius [Host] (Brooklyn, NY.)

Gangsta Boo (Memphis, TN.)

Go DJ JB (Austin)

Go DJ Knowledge & the Trendsetters (Austin)

Grace Pettis (Austin)

Greg G the Goldenchild (San Antonio)

Guidestones (Montreal, Canada)

The Heavy Hitters feat. DJ Ryan Wolf (Cleveland, OH.)

Hembree (Kansas City, MO.)

High Heavens (Austin)

Hoodtronics (Austin)

Jabee (Oklahoma City, OK.)

Jache (Fort Wayne IN)

Jackie Venson (Austin)

Jai Malano (Austin)

James Cam’ron (Chicago, IL.)

James Droll (Nashville, TN.)

James Kaye (San Luis Obispo, CA.)

Jamie Dred (Wolverhampton, England)

John Mills Times Ten (Austin)

Julia Lucille (Austin)

Justin Townes Earle (Portland, OR.)

Kaleb Mitchell (Wharton, NJ.)

Katie Pruitt (Atlanta, GA.)

Kayper (London, England)

photo by David Brendan Hall

Khalid (El Paso)

Kidd Kenn (Chicago, IL.)

Kid Med (Chicago, IL.)

Kierra Luv (Harrisburg, PA.)

Kollision (Atlanta, GA.)

Koo Qua & DJ Alisha B (Denver, CO.)

Kyeezy (Beaumont)

Labrador (Madison, WI.)

Last Bison (Norfolk, VA.)

Laura Kriefman (Bristol, England)

League DJs [DJ Jro & DJ D.Best] (Austin)

Leigh Paris (New York, NY.)

Lizzo (Los Angeles, CA.)

Lord Meraki (Kansas City)

Loving (Victoria, Canada)

Lukas Nelson (Paia, HI.)

Luke Banter (Chicago, IL.)

Lyons & Co. (Chicago, IL.)

Madhatter (San Antonio)

Mara Connor (Los Angeles, CA.)

Marcos Cabral (Austin)

Mary Lattimore (Los Angeles, CA.)

Mason Flynt (Austin)

Mélat (Austin)

Michael (Brooklyn, NY.)

Michael Charles (Houston)

Midcentury (Austin)

Mighty Monkz (San Antonio)

Mom & the Mailman (Long Beach, CA.)

Monique Sade (Brooklyn, NY.)

Music4Life featuring Moe & Phillipidon (Austin)

Mystic the Girl (Miami, FL.)

Nanabcool (Brooklyn, NY.)

Natia (North Inglewood, CA.)

Ness Nite (Minneapolis, MN.)

Nikki Lane (Nashville, TN.)

Nilo Stari (San Antonio)

Òlah Bliss (London, England)

Omb Peezy (Mobile, AL.)

Oro Five (Philadelphia, PA.)

Parris Chariz (Detroit, MI.)

Peelander-Z (Austin)

Phony Ppl (Brooklyn, NY.)

Picture My Vision Entertainment (Missouri City)

Pierson Saxon (Austin)

Pink Elephant Radio Hosts (Austin)

Pioneer 11 (Los Angeles, CA.)

Pkew Pkew Pkew (Toronto, Canada)

Pleasure Venom (Austin)

Postdata (Halifax, Canada)

Potty Mouth (Los Angeles, CA.)

Ralphy River (North Bergen, MN.)

Rapzilla Beat Battle (Nashville, TN.)

Ratchetón (Los Angeles, CA.)

Reconcile (Miami, FL.)

Rene (Houston)

Rhys Langston (Los Angeles, CA.)

Rico Pressley (Marietta, GA.)

Riders Against the Storm (Austin)

Rikkie Kri$t (Chicago, IL.)

Riley! (Mcallen)

Ringo Deathstarr (Austin)

Robot Koch (Los Angeles, CA.)

Safone (Birmingham, England)

Sarah Bethe Nelson (San Francisco, CA.)

Sean da Entertainer Madhouse (New York, NY.)

Sertified (Austin)

Shankh & Friends (Tampa, FL.)

Shinyribs (Austin)

Skratch Bastid (Toronto, Canada)

Slomo Drags (Austin)

Soak (Derry, Ireland)

Sour Notes (Austin)

Spendtime Palace (Costa Mesa, CA.)

Spider Bags (Chapel Hill, NC.)

Statik Selektah (Brooklyn, NY.)

Streetrunner (Miami, FL.)

Sub-Sahara (Dallas)

Teddy & the Rough Riders (Nashville, TN.)

Tisakorean (Houston)

T Nitty (Houston)

Toosii2x (Raleigh, NC.)

The Tough Shits (Philadelphia, PA.)

Trapperman Dale (Nashville, TN.)

Treble Hosts (New York, NY.)

Treee Safari (East Orange, NJ.)

Valee (Chicago, IL.)

Van Mary (Austin)

Vincint (Philadelphia, PA.)

Voz De Mando (Anaheim, CA.)

Water Seed (New Orleans, LA.)

Worldwide (San Antonio)

Young Dutchie (Raleigh, NC.)

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