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Bajofondo
Written by Sam Carolan | November 15, 2013

SXSW Video Spotlight - Bajofondo "Segundos Afuera"

Mixing modern musical elements with traditional, folk elements is nothing new (review Fairport Convention for one excellent example). As with any mixture, the whole represents more than the sum of its parts while the parts retain their own substantive identity. This same chemistry is present within Argentine/Uruguayan natives Bajofondo...

SXSW 2014 Showcasing Act: Atlanter
Written by Jessica Pickett | November 15, 2013

Backbeat Spotlight Artist: SXSW 2014 Newcomer, Atlanter

We're very excited to note that SXSW 2014 will mark a breakout performance from Norwegian psych/blues rock band, Atlanter. The Oslo based quartet consists of singer/guitarist Jens Carelius, known for his unique fingerpicking skills, singer/guitarist Arild Hammerø, drummer Jonas Barsten Johnsen, and bassist Morten Kvam....