Friday, February 16, 2007

I Heart SXSW

**Edit - Showcase and artist information is up and running at SXSW.com!

There really aren't many other times when you can watch performances by such an eclectic mix of artists over the course of just a few days. So if any of you visitors will be making the rounds at SXSW, here's another taste of what you might see and hear. Next week I'll do something similar for artists incoming from the U.K., as well as focus on artists local to Austin that will be performing at the festival.

Listen up.

  • Instrumental surf rock from Nashville
Los Straitjackets - Squid
www.straitjackets.com

  • Garage rock from Los Angeles
The Ettes - No More Surprises
www.myspace.com/theettes

  • Garage rock from Detroit
Gore Gore Girls - Hunt You Down
www.goregoregirls.com

  • Indie punk/rock from Arkansas
The Gossip - Standing In The Way of Control
myspace.com/gossipband

  • Rock & Roll from Dallas, Texas
Burden Brothers - Can't Let Go (Lucinda Williams)
www.theburdenbrothers.com

  • Politically charged hip hop from NY
So Much Silence has a track...
www.publicenemy.com

  • Japanese indie funk-rock band from Tokyo
Zoobombs - Feel Ur Sex From the Funky, Funky Music
myspace.com/zoobombs

  • Rock & Roll from NY
The Mooney Suzuki - This Broke Heart of Mine
myspace.com/themooneysuzuki

  • Indie rock/pop from NY
Takka Takka - Last Night, Never Again
www.takkatakkamusic.com

  • Alternative indie rock from NY
Blonde Redhead - 23
www.blonde-redhead.com

  • Instrumental indie rock from Kent, Ohio
The Six Parts Seven - Stolen Moments
myspace.com/sixpartsseven

  • Indie rock band from Canada
Frog Eyes - Bushels
absolutelykosher.com/frogeyes.

For information on when and where these artists will be performing during SXSW, bookmark the following links:


To hear more artists, click three two one. Some of the song files are now dead, but of course you can still check out the artist websites with the provided links.

2 comments:

CubikArubik said...

Mr. Curiousity (and friends),
you can check out some tunes by the SXSW Irish contingent over at CubikMusik.
http://cubikmusik.typepad.com/cubikmusik/2007/02/irish_sxsw_07.html

Cheers,
Cubik

Mr. Curiosity said...

Right on, thanks man.