SXSW 2018: Round 1 Artists Announcement

Today’s Round 1 announcement includes over 200 artists. Remember, the deadline for artists to apply for the SXSW 2018 Music festival is October 20th.   The Definitive SXSW 2018 Playlist by @SXSWMF has been created and will be up-to-date with these artists.   SXSW Official Announcement  Ace Tee (Hamburg GERMANY) Aero Flynn (Minneapolis MN) Altre di B (Bologna ITALY) Antytila (Kyiv UKRAINE) Aries (Bilbao SPAIN) Automelodi (Montreal…

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Bonobo, 10/7/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Simon Green, better known by his stage name Bonobo, graced his adoring fans at ACL after show at Emo’s East for a late 11:30PM set. His Friday mid-day ACL set and previous shows have had high acclaim on this round of touring, but there is something about the…

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Portugal. The Man, 10/7/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Portugal. The Man are an incredibly talented band that rocked the Stubb’s Late Night ACL show.  They kicked off the set three covers of varied genres (Metallica, Pink Floyd, and Oasis later in their set).  While their music can be described anywhere from dance pop to melodic pop to alt rock,…

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Fiona Silver, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho Fiona Silver has been in the music industry for quite some time and her stage presence is a testament to her command of her music as she entranced Mohawk’s audience last Tuesday. She used to perform as a one woman band crooning with only a ukelele backing her and while she now…

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Run the Jewels, 10/6/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Run the Jewels tore down the stage at their ACL Late Night show! It’s magical when a group connects with their fans so well.  The crowd was chanting RTJ before they hit the stage.Fans were eager to be part of something bigger, screaming along with chants and call and response –even surprising EL-P with their…

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Andrew W.K., 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Andrew W.K.’s appropriately named “The Party Never Dies” Tour came to the Mohawk after a five-year hiatus of touring with his full band and reminded us that even though Andrew W.K. has not released a new album in over a decade (not counting the covers or instrumental solo piano album), the…

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Otis the Destroyer, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Otis the Destroyer kicked off the party for Andrew W.K. at Mohawk.  They tore through their debut album Keep Bashing that was released last Friday (9/29).  This Austin band is making waves with their phenomenal live performance and album.  Otis the Destroyer’s sound took the crowd on a complex journey where garage rock, psych, and…

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