Content from 2013

Doe Paoro - "Body Games": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

\"To transcend // to expand love // to stay ancient while fresh\" is the mission of Brooklyn artist Doe Paoro. Her music reveals itself as a form of mystic R&B. Paoro released her debut album, \"Slow to Love,\" in February 2012, after months traveling alone through the Himalayas and studying Tibetan Opera singing. The ethereal vocal nuances in her songs reference her work with the Tibetan art form. She has drawn comparisons from James Blake to Lykke Li but her music remains singular. She has showcased at SXSW, CMJ and played the Osheaga Festival in Montreal.

Devin Miles - "Jet Lag": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

The city of Pittsburgh is known as the “City of Champions”, and it is the mindset of hard work and determination that propels the city to heights that others cannot reach. Brewing in the depths of the cities core is a rare breed of Emcee keen on musical competency and excellence with the mindset of that city, which he represents. Ever since writing lyrics as a kid with his older brother, to rocking crowds of peers throughout high school years, to now giving shivers to those once seen as superiors, there is no feat that can restrain his progress.

Dat Boi T aka Screwed Up Essay - "Foreign Doors & Cadillacs": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Dat Boi T, Born & Raised In Houston, Texas In The Neighborhood Of Second Ward. The 28 Year Old Hispanic Rap Artist is affiliated with the Legendary Screwed Up Click Founded By The Late Great DJ Screw (RIP). He is known as the Official \"Screwed Up Essay\" and has formed a Latino camp called the \"S.U.E. or the Screwed Up Essays\" His Mixtapes Consist Of The “What’s Really Good!” Series. His 1st Studio Album, “Life In Da Slow Lane” Was Released January 1, 2009 Including Production By Cy Fyre.

Parenthetical Girls - "Curtains": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

If Parenthetical Girls have learned anything over the course of their bewilderingly unorthodox discography, it\'s that they are—for richer or for poorer—a necessarily singular pop group. It\'s a peculiarity that they\'ve learned to embrace—a single-minded conviction that pours itself over every corner of their latest album, Privilege (Marriage Records).

Black Lips - "Family Tree": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Arabia Mountain, the sixth studio album and fourth Vice Records release by the Black Lips, finds the hell-raising Atlanta quartet digging deep into the roots of their exposed-nerve sound and simultaneously exploring surprising new possibilities in their music – or as one of their new songs puts it, “lookin’ in a new direction.” Singer-guitarist Cole Alexander explains, “We tried to do what we do best, and keep it raw, but we also opened up to working with a producer and experimenting with new sounds. We tried to keep doing what we’re doing, while expanding and growing at the same time.”

Brothertiger - "Lovers": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Crafting dreamy synthpop since 2010, Brothertiger, AKA John Jagos, aims to capture the beauty and awe of life in his music. He released his first full-length, Golden Years, with great success on Mush Records in 2012, and previously released 2 EPs showcasing his work. Having relocated to Brooklyn, John is currently working on his next full length which he plans to release in 2013.

Brothers In Law - "(Shadow II) Leave Me": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Directed by: Ryan Ohm vimeo.com/rohm Brothers in Law is a three pieces band born from a real relationship connection. Funny enough their music is much more powerful than their (almost) blood connection. Nicola and Giacomo at the guitars and Andrea at the (standing) drums play their indie dream rock together since 2010. Brothers in Law will release their first full lenght "Hard Times For Dreamers" at the end of January 2013.

Evy Jane - "Sayso": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

Evy Jane is the project of Vancouver-based musicians Evelyn Mason and Jeremiah Klein. Drawing from UK bass, R&B, and psychedelia, the partnership yields beat-smart, hyper-textural pop. Both Mason and Klein have been involved in the West Coast's DJ/rave culture for years, each having performed at various festivals, and with Klein having been part of organizing some of Vancouver's most memorable renegade dance parties. Armed with a slew of synths, guitars, and analogue pedals, the two have been writing and producing music since 2010. They will release a four song EP Spring 2013.

Skewby - "Chillin'": SXSW 2013 Showcasing Artist

According to hip hop artist Skewby's confidently titled 2009 mixtape, he's been "Proving You Wrong Since 1988." Reigning as a rapper/producer from Memphis, Tennessee, his first major move was to ignore the trend of Southern Gangsta Rap being the guaranteed method of expression. Instead, he opted to showcase his smooth flow of clever lyrics laced with catchy beats. It wasn't long before Skewby gain