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South by Southwest Saustex Records Announces Colossal Sxsw Showcase And Party Schedule

San Antonio based roots-punk label Saustex and Los Angeles based Latin alternative label and management company Cosmica Artists are happy to be co-presenting an Official SXSW Showcase on Thursday March 13th at The Javelina. It's...

12th March 2014 13:34

South by Southwest British Music Embassy Returns To Sxsw 2014 Full Artist Lineups Announced

The British Music Embassy has finalized the lineup for its 7th year of epic UK music discovery in Austin! The upcoming 2014 edition of the Embassy will feature 40+ UK bands and host the first...

6th March 2014 10:47

South by Southwest Polica Announce 2014 Summer Tour And Sxsw Shows

Following on from their recent album Shulamith (out now on Mom+Pop), POLICA are set to appear at this year's SXSW. They'll be playing two shows; Dickies Road House on March 12th and the Chevrolet Showcase...

3rd March 2014 11:07

South by Southwest Coldplay Announce New Album 'Ghost Stories' Out 19th May 2014 And New Single 'Magic'plus Itunes Festival And Sxsw 2014 Dates

On Monday, 19th May, Coldplay will release their sixth album, "Ghost Stories", via Parlophone Records."Ghost Stories" can be pre-ordered now from iTunes worldwide. Fans who pre-order "Ghost Stories" will receive an instant download of the...

3rd March 2014 09:54

South by Southwest Painted Palms Announce West Coast Tour Dates Set To Play Sxsw 2014

San Francisco psych-pop duo Painted Palms announce a round of West Coast tour dates in support of their recently released debut album 'Forever.' The tour will include a number of shows at SXSW in...

31st January 2014 11:55

South by Southwest Lemaitre Sign To Astralwerks As They Gear Up For Debut Us Shows At Sxsw 2014

With its unique blend of indie, disco and electro-tinged earcandy, Norway's Lemaitre (Ulrik Denizou Lund and Ketil Jansen) is the newest addition to the Astralwerks Records roster. Now based in LA, the duo has begun...

29th January 2014 14:58

South by Southwest Haim, Chvrches, Flaming Lips Are Winners Of The Inaugural Grulke Prize At Sxsw 2013

SXSW Music is pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Grulke Prize.The Prize, awarded in three categories, was developed in honor of our friend and colleague Creative Director Brent Grulke, who passed away...

20th March 2013 17:12

South by Southwest In The Valley Below Announce Debut Ep 'Hymnal' Out 1st April 2013

LA duo, In The Valley Below, will release their debut EP 'Hymnal' on 1st April through new French indie label Oskar. In The Valley Below are duo Angela Gail and Jeffrey Jacob from...

15th March 2013 11:46

South by Southwest Why? Confirm Atp And UK Tour Dates In May 2013

Yoni Wolf and crew have announced new tourdates in the UK and IRELAND for May 2013 including a show as a part of the almighty ATP Festival on the historical CAMBER SANDS site curated by...

14th March 2013 11:01

South by Southwest Free Download My Gold Mask's New Single 'Lost In My Head'

Download My Gold Mask's New Single 'Lost In My Head' 'Leave Me Midnight' Released On Vinyl March 19th 2013Download 'Lost In My Head' Here!!!!What began as a collaboration between longtime musical partners Gretta Rochelle...

14th March 2013 10:58

South by Southwest Wampire Announce Debut Lp Curiosity Due May 14th 2013

Following the release of first album single "The Hearse", Wampire are back to share the funky "Spirit Forest" from their forthcoming debut Curiosity. Where "The Hearse" was all manic organ-driven pop, "Spirit Forest" finds the...

12th March 2013 14:07

South by Southwest The Belle Game Announce Debut Full-length Album, Ritual Tradition Habit, Released April 16th 2013

Vancouver quintet, The Belle Game, released a new 7" single, "Wait Up For You", on Bella Union, and premiered a video for the song on - repost here. "Wait Up For You" is also...

11th March 2013 16:54

South by Southwest Guards Announce New Single 'Ready To Go' Released 22nd April 2013

Guards release their new single, 'Ready To Go' on 22nd April 2013. It precedes the release of their debut album 'In Guards We Trust' on the 29th April 2013 through Partisan Records.New York City's Guards...

11th March 2013 16:21

South by Southwest Cave Painting Announce 'Rio'ep Released 28th April 2013

Cave Painting are releasing three brand new songs to support their new single/EP 'Rio', which will be available on 28th April. The songs are the first new material from the band since their acclaimed debut...

11th March 2013 14:14

South by Southwest Spotify At Sxsw 2013 - Announcement On Spotify House And Spotify Live

The Spotify House is back with the best new music + Kendrick Lamar will headline Spotify Live along with Cazzette, Youngblood Hawke and DJ Hesta PrynnWe're coming back to Austin for SXSW with the best...

8th March 2013 10:14

South by Southwest Mount Kimbie Announce 2013 World Tour

Following the announcement of their booking at The xx-curated 'Night + Day' festivals across Europe, electronic auteurs Mount Kimbie are pleased to confirm they will be heading back to SXSW for a special one-off show...

7th March 2013 12:25

South by Southwest The Features Announce Spring 2013 Us Tour Dates

Nashville, TN quartet The Features have announced upcoming spring tour dates to coincide the release of their self-titled album, out on Serpents and Snakes / BMG on May 14th. With their fourth full-length...

7th March 2013 11:05

South by Southwest Wax Idols Announce Spring 2013 Us Tour Dates Plus New Album 'Discipline & Desire' Released March 26th

Oakland-based post-punk band Wax Idols share a new track from their upcoming sophomore LP Discipline & Desire, out March 26 on Slumberland Records. The band will embark on a bicoastal US tour this...

5th March 2013 15:21

South by Southwest The End Records Announce 2013 Sxsw Showcase Lineup

The End Records are proud to announce this year's annual End SXSW showcase located at Hickory St. on March 14th from 8PM-1AM featuring a mix of new artists the label has signed in the...

5th March 2013 15:08

South by Southwest Paws Share Tour-only Ep 'Tiger Lily' Demo Tape

PAWS bash out infectious, lo-fi, garage pop-rock that can quickly shift from cute melancholia to an unnerving territorial roar. On top of the pulsating fuzzy noise the three-piece produce, sit dreamy melodies that bare the...

5th March 2013 14:05

South by Southwest Laura Stevenson Announces Us Spring Headline Tour For April/may 2013

Laura Stevenson is excited to announce spring headline tour with full band in support of her forthcoming album Wheel, out April 23rd on Don Giovanni records. The April and May dates include 28 shows with...

5th March 2013 13:49

South by Southwest The Away Days Announce New Single 'Galaxies' Plus Us/uk Live Dates 2013

The four members of The Away Days, Oguzcan Ozen, Sezer Kic, Berk Tekelioglu and Burak Serter, met in college like most bands. Nothing unusual in that. However, hailing from Istanbul, a city without any real...

5th March 2013 13:45

South by Southwest Rustie Announces Spring Summer UK/us 2013 Tour Dates

Rustie is back with a surprise release on Numbers. 'Triadzz' & 'Slasherr' together make up a double A side single, his first record since the game changing intensity of his award-winning 'Glass Swords' album...

4th March 2013 17:10

South by Southwest Tropics Announces 'Home & Consonance' Ep Due For Release 22nd April 2013

Somewhere between the percussive instrumentation of a Soundway highlife compilation, and the layered synths of M83 resides Tropics, aka Southampton artist Chris Ward. Producing, singing, and playing all instruments himself, he was quickly picked up...

4th March 2013 15:00

South by Southwest Zz Ward Returns To Sxsw 2013 After Near Sold-out Tour

Alternative/R&B songstress ZZ Ward is making her way to SXSW on her Fire and Shine Tour with co-headliner Delta Rae. Selling out nearly every market on this tour, including two nights at the Troubadour, ZZ...

4th March 2013 10:58

South by Southwest Luke Sital-singh's Announces 'Old Flint' Ep, Plus Three Tours Including Sxsw 2013

It's a life on the road for south-west London's finest troubadour Luke Sital-Singh, who heads out on not one, not two, but three tours ahead of the release of his 'Old Flint' EP, out April...

1st March 2013 09:56

South by Southwest Jake Bugg Self-titled Debut Album Set For Release In The Us On April 9th 2013 Through Mercury Records

Jake Bugg self-titled debut album set for April 9th release on Mercury Records - followed by april 10th Letterman appearance, april 12th Ellen appearance, and april 22nd on Leno! 18-year old uk troubadour set for...

28th February 2013 17:34

South by Southwest Dawes To Support Bob Dylan On Spring Us Tour Plus Multiple Appearances At Sxsw 2013

LA rock quartet Dawes are excited to announce their upcoming tour supporting the legendary Bob Dylan. Beginning immediately after the band's recently announced two-week tour of independent record stores across the U.S., the Bob Dylan...

28th February 2013 11:23

South by Southwest Sorne Announces Spring 2013 Us Tour Dates Plus Sxsw Festival

"Ego Altar" is the first track from the upcoming Ego Altar album, due out this spring. In the last few years, Sorne has written over 80 songs. The first 13 were released in 2011 in...

27th February 2013 12:32

South by Southwest Alt-j Announce 2013 Autumn Headlining Tour

UK-based rock band Alt-J are excited to announce additional tour dates along their spring tour of the United States and Canada, as well as the first leg of dates for their autumn headlining tour. The...

26th February 2013 15:38

South by Southwest Bleached Announce Spring 2013 Tour Dates

On the heels of three well-received singles comes Ride Your Heart, the bombastic debut album by LA band, Bleached, out April 2 via Dead Oceans. Sisters Jennifer and Jessie Clavin match their ability to blend...

31st January 2013 11:21

South by Southwest Houndmouth Announce Debut UK And European Tour

In the lead up to the release of their debut album (to be announced shortly), Rough Trade's newest signing Houndmouth will be touring Europe this February, which will include three London dates.Houndmouth are young four-piece...

25th January 2013 16:31

South by Southwest Parenthetical Girls Announce Spring 2013 Tour

Parenthetical Girls will tour the US this Spring (including a stop at SXSW) in support of their forthcoming album, Privilege, which is out Feb. 19 via Marriage Records and the band's own Slender Means Society...

25th January 2013 16:01

South by Southwest Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds To Play Sxsw In Support Of New Album 'Push The Sky Away'

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have announced that they will be kicking off their North American tour on Wednesday, 13th March at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX. The band will play the...

23rd January 2013 17:25

South by Southwest Blessed Feathers Announce USA Winter Tour Dates Plus Confirmed To Play Sxsw Music Festival 2013

Wisconsin's Blessed Feathers released their debut EP Peaceful Beasts In An Ocean Of Weeds this fall to critical acclaim. The AV Club said, "The vocal interplay between Berube and Jacquelyn Beaupre is the focus..their harmonies...

17th January 2013 14:01

South by Southwest Black Lips Announce West Coast & Sxsw Dates 2013

Black Lips have just announced their intention to dominate the 2013 chapter of Austin's definitive SXSW Music Festival, immediately followed by a run of dates throughout California, marking their first extensive tour in the area...

16th January 2013 11:35

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