All the way from West Africa, Bombino is back at SXSW after this incredible guitarist found a worldwide audience after the release of his Dan Auerbach-produced record Nomad. This desert-blues rocker now has a follow-up, Azel, coming April 1. Watch Bombino perform “Akhar Zaman (This Moment)” and “Emé” at SXSW’s Radio Day Stage in these clips taken from the live video webcast on VuHaus.
Flying in all the way from Bath, England, the retro soul and psychedelic funk band, The Heavy was third to hit the Public Radio Day Stage at SXSW in Austin, TX today. You might just want to check out The band’s new album, Hurt & The Merciless, out April 1 after watching the energy in these live performances! Cut from the live video webcast on VuHaus, watch The Heavy perform “What Happened To The Love” and “The Apology”.
This just in from Austin – and various other corners of the country. VuHaus and its partner stations will present a Radio Day Stage showcase at the Austin Convention Center on Friday, March 18th featuring Hinds, Lucius, Bombino, The Heavy, CHVRCHES and Jack Garratt.
The show begins at 1 p.m. EST (noon Austin time) and runs till 7 p.m.; set times can be found in the flyer below. For those in Austin for SXSW, your registration badge will get you into the show for free. For those who aren’t making the trip, you can watch the entire show live from your computer, via VuHaus. Continue reading →
As the RECPhilly crew gears up to bring some fresh Philly talent down to Texas for South By Southwest 2016, they teamed up with StartupPHL to host their SXSW send-off party and announce the official talent lineup that will be performing down in Texas this past Thursday at Coda Nightclub.
The night was complete with a photobooth in front of a Philly LOVE sign, a DJ to kick off the night and sponsor giveaways. RECPhilly’s co-founder David Silver along with
Philly Startup Leaders ‘s Yuval Yarden put together a presentation introducing Amplify Philly and how they are working with various sponsors in the Philadelphia community to make this SXSW showcase possible. With an abundance of artists, businesses, sponsors and fans eager to hear who would be representing their city, together the Philly crew was able to get #AmplifyPhilly trending on Twitter in Philadelphia by the end of the night. Continue reading →
The folks at RECPhilly are once again packing up and heading to Austin for the SXSW music festival, and they’re bringing a roundup of artists to rep the Philly music scene along with them.
The SXSW Philadelphia showcase takes place on Tuesday, March 15th at 8 p.m. at The Main, a venue at 610 E. 6th Street in downtown Austin. The lineup features the piano driven-soul pop of Vita and the Woolf and the fierce flow of rapper Joie Kathos, along with the charismatic Lil Dicky, local legend DJ Jazzy Jeff spinning a two-hour set. Continue reading →
This time last week, I was traveling home from Austin after a jam-packed three days of nonstop music at SXSW 2015. Many who make the trek to the annual industry rodeo do it with an eye on discovering new artists. That certainly fits in the mix when I’m down there – and the sets I caught by California rapper Boogie and Indiana singer-songwriter Elephant Micah were impressive – but my primary focus is catching up with Philadelphians at the festival to see how they fared. Continue reading →
Yep, you saw that right: our friend DJ Circuitbreaka organized an all-Philly SXSW day party on Saturday, March 21 at Dozen Street. This trails the announcement of RECPhilly’s official showcase at SXSW on March 20, so Philly will be well-represented at this year’s festival. Continue reading →
As the annual SXSW music festival approaches, WXPN has once again teamed up with KUTX in Austin, KXT in Dallas, The Current in Minneapolis and WFUV in New York to present the Public Radio Rocks showcase at the Austin Convention Center. Continue reading →