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SXSW Music News: Father John Misty, Jenny Lewis, and Toro y Moi Give Way to Music Week
What’s what so far at SXSW Music
"...Two days in officially, SXSW Music already racked up an array of appearances from..."

March 13, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

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

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

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

SXSW Music Interview: Black Belt Eagle Scout
Multi-instrumentalist pushes increased visibility for Native people in music scene
"...Katherine Paul's debut as Black Belt Eagle Scout yields..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Libby Webster

SXSW Music Review: Kokoko!
Congolese instrument recyclers amplify euphoria out of chaos
"...Tuesday night, as a mismatched crowd of SXSW Music nomads and Rico Nasty die-hards waited for Kokoko!..."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Jeremy Steinberger

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 Interview: Swervedriver
British shoegaze icons tune out doom and gloom with latest music

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Faster Than Sound: What Sparked Joy at SXSW Music
Marie Kondo-ing my Festival experience, with scooters and shooters in the giveaway pile
"...South by Southwest's attempts to winnow official Music Fest offerings over the past several years played out..."

March 22, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Music Review: From the Hills With Love
Israel Nash’s answer to Luck Reunion and Revival Experience
"...ranch, Nash provided a calming Hill Country close to SXSW...."

March 18, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music Interview: Joe Armon-Jones / Ezra Collective
Avant-garde jazz collective brings genre back to its roots
"...funk, Afrobeat, Latin, hip-hop, and dub, Ezra Collective set SXSW on fire last year...."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Michael Toland

SXSW Music Review: Rico Nasty/Tierra Whack/Dreezy
Three of the many women in hip-hop clawing new self-expression
"...Brooklyn rapper, born Maria Kelly, perform to a modest SXSW crowd unsure of what to make of the nü..."

March 15, 2019 SXSW Post by Alejandra Ramirez

SXSW Music Review: Kokoko!/Bixiga 70/Jojo Abot
Afro tsunami lays waste to Sixth Street world music hub
"...of the hundreds of international artists that travel to SXSW each year for a rare U.S. date. Flamingo Cantina’s..."

March 15, 2019 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW Music Interview: Sávila
Portland trio's cumbia-R&B soothes and cools
"...The title track of the self-released and self-titled debut..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW Music Interview: Ikon
South Korean boy band touches down for first U.S. performance
"...you've never heard of the most popular band playing SXSW. Spoiler alert: It's Ikon, a seven-member K-pop group formed..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Interview: Lou Rebecca
French chanteuse infuses current pop with retro influences
"...Paris-born Lou Rebecca dreams bigger since her eponymous 2018..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

SXSW Music Interview: Kokoko!
The street sounds of Kinshasa come alive in Congolese band's inventive beats
"..."Now, it's a thing Makara really likes doing," chuckles..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Interview: Fontaines D.C.
How frontman Grian Chatten worked his childhood in Dublin into debut album Dogrel
"...Grian Chatten studied songwriting in college, but doesn't much..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Music Interview: Lonnie Holley
Alabama-born artist and musician explains his process
"..."We can be on the playground of foolishness for..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Rick Weaver

SXSW Music Review: Japan/Korea Summit
The best of Asian rap and electro for the cost of a Lone Star
"...For years, SXSW meant a disparity of access. Without a badge or..."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Review: Vaarwell/The Fur
St. Paddy’s Day arrives early for Lisbon and Taiwan imports
"...pub BD Riley’s, but both acts survived a typical SXSW trial by fire...."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

The Best of Asia at SXSW Music
"...instruments (fiddle, bamboo flute, zither) to compose angsty rock music that would've sounded at home next to Korn on..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Featured Session: Laura Jane Grace, Our Lady of Punk, Devours SXSW
Against Me! founder on the “demonstrable power of punk”
"...debut LP Bought to Rot, Laura Jane Grace joined music writer Kayleigh Hughes for a SXSW retrospective on her..."

March 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Eight International All-Stars at SXSW Music
"...WestermanWed. 13, Swan Dive Patio, 9pm; British Music Embassy @ Latitude 30, 3:50pm A buzz-cut Londoner with..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Review: The Beths
Kiwis process the Christchurch mosque shooting at last SX set
"...established themselves as a buzz band this year at SXSW, beginning with a bold, punchy, guitar-pop takedown at Mohawk..."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Libby Webster

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

SXSW Music Interview: Ayelle
Nomadic musician tracks where she's been through her songs
"...in London, the 24-year-old songwriter melts together R&B, electronic music, and Swedish pop on 2018 EP Slow Clap, dedicated..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Interview: Pink Sweat$
How a color inspires R&B artist David Bowden’s work
"..."As a new artist in this climate of music, there are a lot things you're competing with," says..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW Music Interview: Body Type
Sydney-based band turns heartbreak to community in recent EP
"...Given the dire state of Sydney's music scene, Sophie McComish can't wait to get to Austin..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Libby Webster

SXSW Music Review: Shao
Dark, ominous, electronic “sound design”
"...passport today,” he explained as London’s Jaguar spun house music to a happily churning, full dance floor...."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Christina Garcia

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