Erin Ivey is Austin's Urban Folk darling, known for musical adventurousness that "stands out in a town saturated with singer-songwriters" (Austin Chronicle). Her latest album, Broken Gold, was named on Top 10 lists from The Austin Chronicle and Texas Music Magazine, called Album of the Year by KUT's Kevin Connor, and received 5 stars in Austin Monthly.
Icelandic singer-songwriter, Asgeir Trausti, may only be 20 years old but last summer he already made his mark on the Icelandic music scene with his two singles, Sumargestur and the smash-hit Leyndarmal. Both singles belong to his debut album Dyrd i daudathogn, released in September. A digital presale on Icelandicmusic.com, a week before the release of the album, broke all records and showed clearly that Asgeir Trausti had already created a name for himself.
Vaudeville Smash began with 3 brothers, an intense love of the good music and a desire to the give the kids something they'd never seen or heard. The enigmatic, energetic and all-embracing Melbourne band built their reputation on their wild live shows and unbridled sense of fun.
La Mala Senda debuta con su primer disco "Bajo el sol... huellas" en 2009, captando rápidamente la atención del medio. Ese año, en su recuento anual, la revista Rockaxis pone a "Bajo el Sol..." como la mejor producción nacional. Fruto de esto, la banda es invitada a la celebración de los 10 años de Rockaxis, abriendo el show de Candlebox en el Teatro Caupolicán.
También en 2009, la banda produce su primer videoclip, para el single "Vívelo"
En 2010 se concreta la primera salida internacional, con la participación en el festival Altavoz de Medellín.
"Drilling, screeching, rasping sounds, distortion and ominous drumbeats, inspired by 'sado-masochism' and 'confusion' from two former Texas Altar Boys"
The success of regional Hip-Hop is only as strong as the sum of its parts. For Houston, Texas the reputation of its rappers slants in favor of pimped out rhymes in the name of the late DJ Screw. For Dustin Prestige, his mission rests not on changing the face of Houston emcees, rather diversifying it.
‘BONES’ was released on Monday 6th February 2012 on Play It Again Sam
Strength comes from our bones – the knowledge that, deep down, nothing is impossible. 'Bones', the stunning new album from Young Guns, captures exactly that: it's a hymn to bravery and boldness, the defining statement so far from one of our finest bands.
White Lung is a punk band from Vancouver, B.C. compromised of Mish Way (vocals), Grady Mackintosh (bass), Kenneth William (guitar) and Anne-Marie Vassiliou (drums). They have released four 7-inches Local Garbage (2007), Magazines (2008), Atlanta (2010) and a self-titled Europe-exclusive on German label Sabotage Records (2012), as well as two LPs It’s The Evil (2010) and Sorry (2012). Their debut LP It’s The Evil received critical acclaim from Maximum Rock n’ Roll, Razor Cake, CHARTAttack and was named Best Punk Record Of The Year by Exclaim! magazine.
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.
Although the Magnolia Housing Projects have long been demolished, a light post still stands at the corner where youth like Vockah Redu (Javocca Davis) gathered to rap and create beats. The light post marks one of the birthplaces of Bounce music, a genre of rap specific to New Orleans that has invigorated crowds throughout the South. Vockah Redu and the Cru animate the stage with their dynamic revival of dance, music, and art from the street corner to the club.
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Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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