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2011/03/12 / monteurhulot

SXSW // 10 Bands To Keep An Ear Out For

In the unknowable tide of artists playing at SXSW, here are a handful that may call for your attention, physical or virtual.



Lord Huron

Heavily tropicalist AC psych-pop

FM Belfast

Icelandic party-gang covering Rage against the Machine hits.

Adebisi Shank


(Playing at Plush)


Pretty Polish post-pop.

(Playing at Cedar Street)

Brandt Brauer Frick

Bracing acoustic techno-jazz that brings to mind the format of Elektro Guzzi and the textures of Matthew Herbert.


Subtle yet fascinating German electronic-pop.

Dam Mantle

Epic and nervous electronics from Glasgow.

The Black Atlantic

Former Shai Hulud shouter now is in a Dutch folk group. And they are good.


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