2013

Content from 2013

Gliss - "Weight of Love": SXSW 2013 Showcase Artist

Gliss is a Danish/American three-piece. The best description of the band is late night art pop. They've toured with Glasvegas, The Horrors, The Raveonettes, Editors, BRMC, and more. Gliss completed recording the follow up to Devotion Implosion in Los Angeles, which was mixed by Michael Patterson (Trent Reznor/NIN, Beck, Ladytron) and mastered by Henrik Jonsson (Lykke Li, The Knife). Experimenting with new sonics, atmospheres and voices. The new album, Langsom Dans, will be released in early 2013 via Modern Outsider. Members: Victoria Cecilia -- Martin Klingman and David Reiss.

Kao=S - "Ogre Of The Cherry Tree": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Kaori Kawabuchi (Vocal/ Japanese sword performance) Shuji Yamagiri (Vocal/Guitar) Jack (Tsugaru-Syamisen) Daisuke Kaminaga (Shakuhachi) A band from Japan which creates an extremely original performance of beauty, passion. They perform songs with Tsugaru-Syamisen, Shakuhachi, and Acoustic Guitar, twin vocal of man and woman,and Japanese-sword performance by Kaori.Their style is a fusion of Japanese tradition and modern rock music.

Attomica - "Black Death": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Attomica is a band that already has its name engraved with honors in the history of metal in Brazil. They started playing in 1986, their sound being heavily influenced by eighties thrash metal, which had been gaining ground and strength in Brazil. The band’s discography is as follows: Attomica (1987), Limits of Insanity (1989), Disturbing the Noise (1991), The Blast Of Vídeo: Video/VHS (2002), Back and Alive (2004 – live), Attomica 4 (2012).

Lisa LeBlanc - "Aujourd'hui, ma vie c'est d'la marde": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Winner of the 2010 Festival de la Chanson de Granby, Lisa LeBlanc, Acadian who composed her first pieces in 2007, comes from a family of music lovers. Outstanding guitarist and a promising singer-songwriter, Lisa LeBlanc has also played at numerous festivals. Exposing her true show-womanship, this young artist has already played over 280 shows in Canada and Europe, including the FMEAT, Coup de coeur francophone, FrancoFolies of Montreal, the Festival d'Été de Québec, Francofolies de La Rochelle and Les Francofolies de Spa to name a few.

WALL- "Magazine": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

WALL is a London-based singer, songwriter and producer. Her minimal pop music is causing taste-makers to fawn over the intimacy of the tracks. After releasing the haunting 'No Secrets' on Soundcloud the team at Black Cab Sessions stepped in to get involved. They quickly signed WALL for her debut single and as the first act on their newly born label, BCS Records. They have also filmed two exclusive Black Cab videos, a proper video for ‘Magazine’, and released her debut single on 7" and digitally.

Amtrac - "Came Along": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

“Amtrac, the solo project of Kentucky\'s Caleb Cornett, has just the right mixture of pop and cutting-edge sonics to break through the void. On ‘Came Along,’ Amtrac guides a rapid, crunchy beat and electric piano figures to a thoroughly mature songwriting space. He\'s restless, though. This poise quickly evolves into spliced samples flickering across the track in microtonal dots -- a true dancefloor deconstruction.\" -RCRD LBL

Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic - "Come To Get A Dance": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Andre Thierry is a phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of musicians and music lovers from an early age. Born in Richmond, California into a family deeply rooted in Louisiana French-Creole history, Thierry is among the best of both the West Coast and the Gulf Coast musicians playing Zydeco music today. Andre is a virtuoso on all the accordion types, single row, double row, triple row and piano key. He effortlessly plays each instrument to deliver everything from a traditional Creole waltz to a hard driving blues that is his own sound.

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