Tag Archives: sxsw

ARTIST PROFILE: FUNGI GIRLS

by kevin diamond I was introduced to Fungi Girls at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin this past SXSW, but forgot to check out their recorded tunes right away. Well last night I stumbled upon their cassette Seafaring Pyramids, and I’m upset that I waited so long to listen. Artist: Fungi Girls Song: Into The Cosmos …

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 68 (MAR 11 – APR 2)

by salimandros Pop Out Player Enjoy the new (lovely) mixtape inspired by raucous travels to Austin and love filled journeys to Mexico and beyond. Here’s a classic E. E. Cummings excerpt to kick us off: i fear no fate (for you are my fate, my sweet) i want no world (for beautiful you are my [...]

RETROSPECTIVE FRAGMENTS FROM SXSW

by lisa jaycox SXSW was an alcohol-infused whirlwind that ended too soon, but allow me to share some cherished fragments… Artist: Daedelus Song: Order Of The Golden Dawn …

HYPE FILTER: SXSW EDITION

by kevin diamond This week on the Hype Filter, we have a quick survey of bands I’ve seen and look forward to catching while I’m at SXSW this weekend. If you know me at all, you can probably guess that these bands live in the dirty side of the pond. Lots of lo-fi goodness. Best part [...]

MORE FROM SXSW: FROM BACK ROADS TO THE MOON

by lisa ‘sparkplug’ jaycox Surrounded by trucker hats and extremely bushy beards (the kind where you’re not sure where his mouth is), I wasn’t sure what I had gotten myself into on Thursday night of SXSW. When the girl behind me yelled out “Gingers Rule!,” I was satisfied I’d found a subculture I don’t normally [...]

SXSW: DAY TWO

by kevin diamond Next year, I’m training for at least two weeks before I get to SXSW. It’s been an exhausting week and it’s only been two days. Lots of standing around, lots of drinking in the hot sun, lots of walking back and forth between venues. It’s been a blast, but it’s also been [...]

ARTIST PROFILE: ERNEST GONZALES

by serena fox Producer and graphic designer Ernest Gonzales formed the San Antonio indie label Exponential Records with DJ Jester in 2002. He’s been releasing albums ever since, including his latest Been Meaning to Tell You, which came out last week. It will be an ambitious follow-up to his Self Awakening EP, which released in [...]

BAND PROFILE: GAROTAS SUECAS

by mike schoeck São Paulo party band Garotas Suecas took the 2009 SXSW indie rock circuit and turned it upside down this year, and rightfully so.  The band has a nether-worldy dimension to its lo-fi meets funk-laden electric boogaloo tunes. Artist: Garotas Suecas Song: Ghostwriter … Sadly, the tropical storm that was Garotas Suecas’ North [...]

LITTL’ANS: NYC TOUR & PRIMITIVE WORLD

by marissa bea Already an established band in their home of the UK, Littl’ans are making their way to the US, and they started off running, playing SXSW and being chosen by many as one of the bands to watch for in the coming year. They are playing a 10-day tour in New York from [...]

NANCY

by louis It’s been a hot month for Brazil (it’s currently 83 degrees in Bahia) as another indie rock act crosses over to our music spectrum. Today we offer up a track from Nancy, a melodic five piece with a live energy and sexy vocals. They play two shows in LES during March and have [...]