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SXSW 2017 Showcasing Artists Playlist

SXSW 2017 Showcasing Artists Playlist

If your ears and liver are quivering in their boots, it must mean that your body is getting prepped for SXSW 2017 which is about to kick off again.
SXSW 2015: Top Must See Female Artists

SXSW 2015: Top Must See Female Artists

After putting together our SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artist playlist, we think that there is a strong female artist contingent performing this year and we’ve selected our top picks that you should make a beeline for and catch performing live at a stage near you in Austin this week.
SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artist Playlist

SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artist Playlist

12 months is a short amount of time when you are waiting for SXSW to come around.  It’s here again and whilst we don’t reckon it’s as strong a line up as previous years, we still think that there are a good number of up and comers you should be getting your band seeing boots...
Freedom Fry - Yeah You

Freedom Fry – Yeah You

It has been a great journey to see how much Freedom Fry have grown in the last few years and how each new track has just been rising to the top like a good track should.
SXSW 2014 Playlist & Survival Tips

SXSW 2014 Playlist & Survival Tips

So the time has come around again and you’re now counting down to 2014′s instalment of SXSW.  If you’re still working out who you should be seeing, we’ve put together this SXSW 2014 Playlist based on artists we’ve seen at the last 2 year’s festivals and who we’ve been banging on about in 2013.
Vaudeville Smash on Fox 7's Good Day Austin: Behind The Scenes

Vaudeville Smash on Fox 7′s Good Day Austin: Behind The Scenes

When Melbourne’s Vaudeville Smash hit Austin in March for SXSW they were invited to perform on Fox 7′s Good Day Austin (the equivalent of Australia’s Sunrise on Channel 7) and we caught up with the band to shoot them at the TV studios.
SXSW 2013: Lucy Rose Live at The ACC Ballroom

SXSW 2013: Lucy Rose Live at The ACC Ballroom

Awesome.  A year goes by quickly since we were in the Ballroom at SXSW last year watch Voltaire Twins, Alabama Shakes and Michael Kiwanuka on stage in the Austin Convention Centre where no one really knew they were playing.
SXSW Showcasing Artist of The Day: Prince

SXSW Showcasing Artist of The Day: Prince

Prince has finally been officially confirmed as a player in the SXSW Music 2013 game and he’s going to be playing a set at La Zona Rosa in Austin as part of the Samsung closing party.
SXSW 2013: Deadmau5 in the Sonos Studio Hau5 with Kat von D

SXSW 2013: Deadmau5 in the Sonos Studio Hau5 with Kat von D

  We checked out the Sonos Studio at SXSW yesterday and it was a perfect day to catch up on all things for the new Sonos Playbar that has been launched, and for catching a sneaky visit to the Sonos Studio by Deadmau5 and Kat von D.
#FEED Powered by Twitter at SXSWi 2013

#FEED Powered by Twitter at SXSWi 2013

On Friday, we headed down to the #FEED event powered by Twitter at SXSWi in Austin at the AMOA Arthouse at The Jones Center. To say it is a phenomenal experience for the senses is an understatement.  It is a 5 day + @NIGHT event that tells the story of SXSWi as an interactive + social...
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist Playlist: Updated 11-03-13

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist Playlist: Updated 11-03-13

There have been several rounds of bands now announced for South by South West (SXSW) and the schedule of bands is now live, although gig dates have mostly been announced, with only a few days to go you know the big ones are still to come.  Depeche Mode and Prince have been confirmed and there...
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Depeche Mode

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Depeche Mode

Only another two days until SXSW music starts.  Depeche Mode have been announced as a performing band (although you have to enter the draw/ballot for a chance to get a ticket).  It made sense that they would be playing as they’re also in town for a SXSW interview at the Austin Convention Centre.
SXSWi 2013: Belaire

SXSWi 2013: Belaire

We’re in town for the full SXSW experience over the next week and you get the feeling that SXSW Music is crossing over into Interactive territory.  We dropped into the SXSWi Paypal Interactive party last night and when the party started to finish up, we checked into the downstairs bar at Mohawk and managed to...
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: San Cisco

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: San Cisco

SXSW Interactive kicked off today and we are edging ever closer to the music side of the festival.  However, saying that, it feels like the music festival is bridging the gap into Interactive this year with many top artists playing parties.  As we get closer we’re still posting artists and bands of the day and...
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Deadmau5

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Deadmau5

It all starts tomorrow.  It might be SXSW Interactive that commences in less than 24 hours but it is looking more like the music festival is commencing early each day. To get you going, here’s today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Deadmau5.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Kill Paris

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Kill Paris

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  We are nearly there folks!  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Kill Paris.
Daft Punk to play SXSW?

Daft Punk to play SXSW?

I’m not normally into the rumour business or putting fake facts on YMR.  However, and it is a very BIG however, there are some very firm rumours today that Daft Punk will be playing SXSW this week.  
Vaudeville Smash'ed Pozible Crowdfunding Campaign

Vaudeville Smash’ed Pozible Crowdfunding Campaign

If anyone was watching the Vaudeville Smash Pozible crowd funding campaign in the last 60 days, you’ll have witnessed a band that played the Pozible game like pro’s.  They were raising funds to get them from Melbourne, Australia to both Austin for South by South West and then onwards to Toronto, Canada for Canadian Music...
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Conner Youngblood

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Conner Youngblood

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  There’s many more to come over the coming days.  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Conner Youngblood.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Emma Louise

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Emma Louise

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  There’s many more to come over the coming days.  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Emma Louise.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Sky Ferreira

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Sky Ferreira

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is Sky Ferreira.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: French Horn Rebellion

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: French Horn Rebellion

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is French Horn Rebellion.
Vaudeville Smash - Look At Me (New Video)

Vaudeville Smash – Look At Me (New Video)

Vaudeville Smash have dropped a hot new video for their single ‘Look At Me’.  It’s edgy.  It’s serious.  It’s definitely time to look at Vaudeville Smash.  They are about to embark on a SXSW and CMW tour and it’s a perfect time to get into all things Vaudeville Smash.
SXSW 2013: 20 Must See Showcasing Bands, Artists & DJs

SXSW 2013: 20 Must See Showcasing Bands, Artists & DJs

Only a few days to go! The big countdown continues to the start of SXSW 2013 in Austin.  It’s now less than one whole week until SXSWi kicks off (you’ll have to wait a bit longer for Music).  SXSWi appears to be morphing into a music week as loads of bands/DJs are playing this time...
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Trails and Ways

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Trails and Ways

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is Trails and Ways.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: RAC

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: RAC

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is RAC.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: High Highs

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: High Highs

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is High Highs.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Amtrac

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Amtrac

Everyday leading up to SxSW we have been posting bands and artists you should go and listen to.  Today’s feature is Amtrac.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Tenacious D

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Tenacious D

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is Tenacious D.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Vance Joy

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Vance Joy

We’re getting closer! Only 1 week to SXSWi and 2 weeks to SXSW Music.  Whoot!  If you didn’t realise, everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin we’re focusing on one artist that you should be trying to catch when you are in Austin this year. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is Vance Joy.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Goldroom

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Goldroom

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  There’s many more to come over the coming days.  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Goldroom.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Rudimental

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Rudimental

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Rudimental.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Aeroplane

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Aeroplane

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Aeroplane.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Viceroy

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Viceroy

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.  Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Viceroy.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Alt-J

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Alt-J

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that you may want to catch if you are going to Austin this year.    Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Alt-J.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Haerts

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Haerts

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band that we’re looking forward to catching when we are in Austin this year.    Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is Haerts.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Giraffage

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Giraffage

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band or artist. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is the Giraffage.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band or artist. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Dillon Francis

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: Dillon Francis

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band or artist. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist/Band focus is Dillon Francis.
SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: J.Viewz

SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist of The Day: J.Viewz

Everyday leading up to SXSW in Austin during March, we’ll be focusing on at least one band or artist. Today’s SXSW Showcasing Artist focus is J.Viewz.