As you already may know, South By South West is a huge event that takes place in Austin, Texas during mid-March. It features several different divisions, one being music. So far 2017’s showcasing artists are spectacular, and if the opportunity strikes, you need to check these artists out.
Her’s, a dreamy duo based in Liverpool, are the next best thing to happen to music. Composed of Stephen Fitzpatrick and Norwegian-native Audun Laading, they’ve been releasing brilliant tracks over the past year. Their latest single Marcel is no exception with it’s timeless, mesmerizing sound. Listen to the stunning track here.
Blaenavon, trekking all the way from Hampshire, will forever change your outlook on music. With their raging riffs and stellar live performances, they are definitely something you need to hear, if not see. They have a highly-anticipated album on its way called That’s Your Lot and a large UK tour in late March/early April. They played SXSW last year, so if you missed them, do yourself a favor and check them out. Since then, they’ve played a couple headline shows in New York City after being signed to US-label, Canvasback Records. Watch the video for their latest single Orthodox Man below.
The Vryll Society are a groovy quintet dripping in psychedelia. They blend stratospheric guitar with tender vocals to cast an eclectic sound that you are sure to harbor an interest in. Their latest single Sacred Flight gives you an insight to what their set may consist of if you decide to see them live. Listen to it here.
Let’s Eat Grandma have given us an enchanted debut album and several singles over the span of 2016. The Norwich duo are destined for greatness with their dynamic live performances and epic sound. You’ll be blown away by their intricate, mythical tunes, so do check them out. You can listen to their mysterious B-side Sink below.
Sundara Karma are a quartet on the rise. Hailing from Reading, England; they’ve just dropped their groundbreaking debut album entitled Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect. With their striking live performance and epic anthems, you should make it a priority to see this thrilling group. You can hear their latest, She Said, here.
The Velveteins are a three-piece out of Edmonton, Alberta with a sound that transports you back in time. The trio consists of Spencer Morphy, Addison Hiller, and Dean Kheroufi. Singles such as, Hanging From The Ceiling and Don’t Yah Feel Better?, are oozing with catchy vibes and melodies that are sure to lure you in. You can watch the video for their intoxicating number below.