2013

Content from 2013

The Away Days - "Galaxies": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

4 piece indie/rock band from Istanbul After being formed in 2011 their success didn’t go unnoticed and they performed at dozens of live shows including The Newcomers Festival, where they were pointed out as a promising young act. Their big break was the night of making their television network performance at Okan Bayülgen’s Disco Kralı, Turkey’s most popular late night show. Also a huge number of national and international media mentioned The Away Days as a band to be noticed.

Snowblink - "Black and White Mountains": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Snowblink is Daniela Gesundheit and a rotating roster of accompanying musicians. Daniela was conceived in Las Vegas in July 1981. Snowblink was conceived in Los Angeles, twenty-three years later. This is what the musical belly brought: songs featuring a rotating roster of four-to-seven boy back-up singers, fiddle, harp, banjo, pedal steel, and party trumpets.

Hashback Hashish - "Soul Sleeper": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Hashback Hashish is the stage name of Ashish Sachan, an incredibly creative and persistently innovative DJ/ Producer, based in Delhi, India. Beginning by experimenting with the fascinating music scene in Perth regularly, he was quickly getting recognized because of his distinct sound at Rise. Upon his arrival home, his inarguably superior taste in music mated with his creative streak - the lovechild of which is Hashback Hashish.

Track Dogs - "Dust Devil": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Track Dogs - Rock with a box and a bugle! Named after the maintenance teams that work the NYC subway system Track Dogs are a four piece acoustic act based in Madrid, Spain. Made up of two Irishmen; Garrett Wall (Vocals/Guitar/Ukelele/Piano) & Dave Mooney (Bass/Ukelele/Vocals), Englishman Howard Brown (Trumpet/Vocals/Percussion) and Cleveland, Ohio native Robbie K Jones (Cajón/Banjo/Vocals).

The Postelles - "Running Red Lights": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

"Sound check is always easy," explains Daniel Balk lead singer for the young twenty-somethings New York City band, the Postelles. "When we play gigs we just plug in our instruments and play to have fun. There\'s no synthesizer or computer to set up. It's about the songs, not the sounds we're able to make." This is a sentiment that distinguishes the band - bassist John Speyer, drummer Billy Cadden, and lead guitarist David Dargahi -- from many of their contemporaries. Of late, the New York city\'s music scene has been defined by a set of Brooklyn bands.

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