Content from 2013

Wild Cub - "Thunder Clatter": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

It's been less than a year since Wild Cub made their debut at Bonnaroo and were named one of The Wall Street Journal's "CMJ Bands to Watch". Formed in early 2012 by songwriter-composer Keegan DeWitt and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Bullock, Wild Cub's debut LP "Youth" was released this August in the United States and showcases the duo's dexterity in transitioning between infectious electro-pop, tropical rhythms, and quiet washes of cinematic reflection.

The Hood Internet - "One For The Record Books": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

ABX (pronounced like three consecutive letters) and STV SLV (pronounced "steve sleeve") are collectively known as The Hood Internet. For the past five years, the duo have been chewing up the indie, pop, rap and R&B landscapes and spitting out pure fire. Like laptop-armed alchemists, they draw from their expansive interest in the many faces of modern music and re-imagine songs for mass public consumption through thehoodinternet.com.

Suie Paparude - "Moartea Boxelor": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

The first releases by Suie Paparude - between 1995 and 1998 ( the first LPs Suie Paparude (1995) and Salveaza-te (1997), and the 1998 EP Musca) wear engraved in their soul and tempo the rave period harmonic curves of percussion and rhythm electronics that go beyond the membranes of the decade's speakers. An aggressive yet gentle start, like a firm embrace.

CINE - "NNMDA (Never Nobody Died By Love)": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

CINE is about a lot of brazilian energy and happiness on the stage. Their songs is a pop, eletro, rock that has been award by VMB twice, and last DVD \"As Cores\" (The Colors) has was award last month by an important organization in Brazil - Premio Jovem Brasileiro. The SXSW will experience the new brazilian wave of music. The Boombox Arcade was the last album launched by Universal Music. Just found out the emotional theme \"As Cores\" that will be performed in spanish. The public can expect at least one inedit song in english.

Omen - "Liberation": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Where are the phenomenons? In a time where the industry is flooded with cookie-cutter images, most Hip-Hop lovers either rely on classics to get them through their day-to-day groove or wait anxiously for new music from artists that continuously present fresh ideas. Omen, an introspective, Hyde Park, Chicago artist, accurately chose his stage name and strives for nothing short of authenticity. Omen\'s striking solo feature on J. Cole\'s mixtape Friday Night Lights was enough to prove that he\'s a progressive sign of things to come for the Hip Hop community.

LostAlone - "Do You Get What You Pray For": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

LostAlone are a 3 piece from Derby, UK who Kerrang likened to Muse and Queen in their 4/5 live review in Kerrang in January this year. Their second album, "I'm A UFO In This City" was released on March 5th 2012. Produced by Jacknife Lee and Greg Wells Mixed by Alan Moulder and Mark Needham Executive Producer: Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) My Chemical Romance (Gerard is exec producer of their new album), Paramore and 30 Seconds to Mars are big supporters. LostAlone have a VERY dedicated fan base called The Covert Agenda (www.thecovertagenda.com).

The Last Royals - "Only the Brave": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

The Last Royals, a Brooklyn duo of writer/singer/producer Eric James and drummer Mason Ingram, formed in early 2010 after meeting and working together on a charity record with producer Mike Beck. James had at that point written and demoed a collection of songs on his own, a handful of which ultimately comprised TLR's buzzed about EP released later that fall, but was still seeking a broader personality and gravitas for the project. Upon meeting Ingram a connection seemed to click and, together with Beck, they began forging a grander collective intersection of live energy and sound.