SXSW 2017 Preview

Luke and I have been poking around everywhere, lifting all the rocks trying to find the juiciest worms. Here's the latest batch of artists we've whipped up for your sonic consumption!


Look out for (in alpha order)...

AMI DANG

Bollywave. Music from everywhere and nowhere. Genre-smoothie at its finest.

Listen to: Sublimate


ARI LENNOX

Ear-snagging smooth n sexy Bedroom RnB. Step-stopping voice.

Listen to: Backseat


CAPYAC

Self-described “Balloonwave” from warm Austin, Texas Makes Luke aggressively smile and head-bounce.

Listen to: Talk About



CHAIN OF FLOWERS

Cardiff post-punks. Distorted guitar swells + omnipresent bass mediated by emotive-distant vocals.

Listen to: Death’s got a Hold On Me.



HER’S

Wavey dream pop and a distinctive mahogany voice. Highly repeat-worthy.

Listen to: What Once Was



JJUUJJUU

“Live Vibes + Sweet Kraut” from LA. A sky of stratus clouds and dialogic vibrations.

Listen to: A Forming



KWEKU COLLINS

From Chicago’s TDS music/art/skateboarding collective. 19-yr-old rapper/producer. Smooooth.

Listen to: Stupid Rose



LET’S EAT GRANDMA

Xylophone, recorder, crackin’ vocal interplay! These best friends make one heck of a group.

Listen to: Deep Six Textbook



OUM SHATT

Turkish/Arabic-influenced Psych rock. Chord progressions that make you go “ooooo.”

Listen to: Power to the Women of the Morning Shift - Arabic Version



레드벨벳 (RED VELVET)

Eclectic-infectious sassy all female 5-piece K-Pop.

Listen to: Rookie



XXX

Distorted classical choir-samples; Kim-Ximya + FRNK. Featured on Maison Kitsuné Hot Stream.

Listen to: Flight Attendant


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