March 1st, 2019

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March 11-17, 2019

Austin, TX

This year’s SXSW will include many artists we’ve covered including Nina Nesbit, King Princess, Japanese Breakfast. Nilufey Yanya, Jade Bird and more. Here are a few artists to pay attention to:

Goat Girl – – This UK band returns to SXSW as part of the BBC PRS stages. They have a political bent mixed with pop punk

Haiku Hands – – This Australian noise band has an experimental edge

Harkin – –   Katie Harkin has worked with Sleater-Kinney & Courtney Barnett. She just released “Mist on Glass”

Sophie Meiers – – Meiers is a blend of alt rock and shoegaze who has been on our radar for a year. She just released a new set of demos

Jackie Mendoza – – Mendoza will be releasing her album LuvHz in April. This California artist mixes synth with Latin vibes to create a memorable spectacle.

Native Harrow – – Devin Tuel is a NY indie artist who recalls more of Carole King & Dusty Springfield with her upcoming album Happier Now

Public Practice – – This NY indie band caught attention last year with the release of their EP Distance Is A Mirror

Sir Babygirl – – Sir Babygirl is Kelsie Hogue who is blending bubblegum queer pop with production and synths.

Warm Human – – Meredith Johnston has her own “sludge pop” with her album Ghastly coming out March 8

Jerry Williams – – This UK artist caught our attention with “David At the Bar.” She will be releasing an album later this year.

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