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SXSW Music News: De La Soul, J Balvin, and T Bone Burnett Headlined Hump Day
Music happenings yesterday and today
"...Obviously, SXSW Music is now in full swing. Wednesday found bigger..."

March 14, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Music News: Lauren Mayberry, Lizzo & Khalid Highlight Thursday
Celeb sightings and what to do today
"...SXSW Music enters its final stretch, but there’s no winding..."

March 15, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Frontman Tomar Williams on the soul music that stitched together his fivepiece
"...are white boys from Iowa, we were into soul music and we shared a lot of musical interests with..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Afro-Colombian funk crew connects disparate dots of diasporic music across the Americas
"...of local Latin powerhouses Grupo Fantasma and Brownout. The music connects disparate dots of diasporic music across the Americas...."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...highest viewed posts last year, A Giant Dog's Austin Music Award for Best Rock last month got retrieved by..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Fri. 16, CU29, 11pm Club music for the masses of Guadalajara, Nacho Luquin and drummer..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Faster Than Sound: Cracking the SXSW Music Algorithm
If my phone broke and clickbait subsided, where would bring me joy at SXSW?
"...Streaming, which represented 75% of music industry revenue last year, stifles listener potential for finding..."

March 15, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Parisian songstress specializes in openly romantic and discotheque-ready pop
"...when their alluring demos hooked the interest of Sony/ATV Music Publishing back home in France. The resulting EP (see..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
ATX siblings make refreshingly breezy R&B
"...group's individually styled, electro-pop meets hip-hop unity. The bloodline music-making began when Chris molded a middle-school-aged Troy into his..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Local sitar maestro looks inward
"...SXSW 2017: An international gathering of nerds waits impatiently for..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Michael Toland

SXSW Music Reveals Surpass Halfway Mark
ATX shines on list No. 7 alongside Karol Conká, Crumb & Pedro the Lion
"...Bringing the total to over 1,100 acts prepping for SXSW, lineup drop seven pushes past the halfway mark of..."

Feb. 7, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
After backing all kinds of rap/R&B/soul luminaries, Kydd Jones is putting his own sound on the front burner
"...and album credits. Although having performed, produced, and written music with and for rap/R&B/soul luminaries, the prolific 29-year-old multi-hyphenate..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Singer-songwriter had a calling
"...the holistic, intuitive approach she takes in crafting her music...."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

SXSW Music Jazz Sampler
Psychedelic, post-bop, Latin-inflected, and more: 11 jazz artists
"...London drummer Moses Boyd wowed improvisational music fans during SXSW's UK jazz showcase last year behind..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Michael Toland

SXSW Music Interview: Max Richter
Contemporary classical polymath performs an eight-hour composition for an audience in bed
"...In his debut SXSW performance, contemporary classical polymath and Englishman Max Richter, 51,..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
“The banjo is such an interesting instrument because it’s like a musical id and ego”
"...something wholly unique. It's not unlike the arresting, atmospheric music she and Johnston craft as Little Mazarn...."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music Interview: Moritz Simon Geist
German musician creates robotic electronic music
"...robots on stage," writes Geist, a German engineer and musician who can back that up. "Six years ago, I..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

SXSW Music Review: Low, Josh T. Pearson, SYML
Strange exorcisms in a Downtown church
"...you,” Alan Sparhawk intoned quietly in concluding Tuesday evening’s SXSW showcase in St. David’s Sanctuary, a blessing the Low..."

March 14, 2018 SXSW Post by Doug Freeman

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Singer-wongwriter Michael Winningham on the story behind his genre-fusion debut, Ryou Cannon
"...Beyond SXSW commitments, Palo Duro will continue with Winningham shooting videos..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
This fuzzy rock fourpiece is the first to admit – they’re better live
"..."All of us just really like playing music," bottom-lines Thompson...."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Isabella Castro-Cota

Pivotal Punk at SXSW Music
Don't miss this gang of 10
"...the Pop Group. A sustained burst of verbal and musical bile characterizes Idles' debut LP Brutalism, the angriest British..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

SXSW Music Interview: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
Blue-eyed soul wunderkind keeps screwing his life up and writing about it
"...Two weeks after that, they will be showcasing at SXSW. And just the night before, the group debuted at..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

SXSW Music Interview: Dawg Yawp
Where sitar meets American folk song
"...met at a high school choral concert. The two musically minded friends ultimately wound up at Boston’s Berklee College..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Late Sixties pop with a surprising bite
"...The product of a musical family in the coal-mining town of Maitland, Monaro moved..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Local garage band recounts their origin story
"...to Camacho through local psych institution Holy Wave, both musicians nursing fresh band breakup wounds. After the duo wrote..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

SXSW Music Interview: Snail Mail
18-year-old indie rock wiz delivers diaristic earnestness and minimalist melodies
"...Last SXSW went a little too well for Lindsey Jordan. After..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Music Review: Abhi the Nomad
Third-culture kid sweats up some Childish Gambino
"...a wigged-out Donald Glover. Recently signed to Tommy Boy Music, the 24-year-old son of an Indian diplomat, who moved..."

March 17, 2018 Music Post by Clara Wang

SXSW Music's Hip-Hop Hierarchy
From up-and-comers to rap royalty, 20 key sets to see
"...comparisons, and a penchant for vulgarity make Ariyan Arslani's music as tasty as it is distasteful. For every cinematic..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

SXSW Music: Ruled by Women
10 from indie rock’s new fem-led gen
"...sophomore followup I Don't Run on Mom + Pop Music. Girl Ray..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Music Interview: Haley Heynderickx
Portland songwriter waters her garden with anxiety and heartache
"...There’s a palpable air of Joni Mitchell. Heynderickx makes music expansive and ponderous, built on the imagery of a..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

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