Scowl and Others Booked for Flatspot Records Showcase at SXSW

Pivotal hardcore label, Flatspot Records, have announced an official South By Southwest showcase on the outdoor stage at Mohawk, Austin, TX, on March 16th . The show is headlined by alternative meets hardcore-punk band Scowl, joined by a number of Flatspot labelmates, including End It, Life’s Question, Buggin and Kharma. The show will also feature a rare performance from Florida metallic hardcore band Day By Day. Keep reading below for more.
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South By Southwest to Host to Sydney Event for The First Time This Fall

South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the most important music, tech, and culture events in the world has announced its expansion outside of North America, to Sydney Australia this fall. the festival will take place from October 15th to the 22nd, 2022. More details for Sydney to come. The fest also announced dates for the 2023 event back in Austin as well.

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South By Southwest Announces Virtual SXSW Online XR

Music and technology festival South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 16-20, 2021) unveiled the SXSW Online XR world and programming as part of the 2021 event. The condensed, fantastical artist representations of Congress Avenue and the Red River Cultural District, using the SXSW 2021 look and feel, will showcase live panels, Meet Ups, special events, a selection of 360° videos from the Virtual Cinema program, as well as 2D video feeds of SXSW programming.

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Amanda Palmer Interviews Lingua Ignota, Podcast Launching Soon!

Musician artist and activist Amanda Palmer has shared a podcast interview with Lingua Ignota. The episode is a teaser of Amanda’s forthcoming podcast series, launching sometime this fall. Palmer highlights the music of Lingua Ignota, a.k.a. Kristin Hayter and discusses how she became a fan, and then interviews the artist where they connected on many subjects. They chatted when Kristin opened for AFP at South By Southwest this past spring. Her new album Caligula released on July 19th via Profound Lore Records. Palmer’s own new album There Will Be No Intermission (Cooking Vinyl) released on March 8th, International Women’s Day. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 10 – Fatherson Discusses New EP, SXSW and More

We recently caught up with the guys in Scottish Indie Rock band Fatherson at The New Colossus Festival during their brief US tour. Hanging out at Arlene’s Grocery in New York City, we talked to Ross Leighton (guitar/vocals) Marc Strain (bass), and Greg Walkinshaw (drums) about their 2018 album Sum of All Your Parts (Easy Life Records), their recent “reimagined” EP, playing SXSW 2019, their creative process, and their future plans for the sound of the band. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Stonecutters Announce East Coast Headline Tour

Stonecutters have has a busy 2019 already, and they are just getting warmed up. They performed two shows recently at South By Southwest (SXSW). Now they have booked a new headline tour of the east coast this spring, including a stop at the New England Stoner and Doom Fest. All dates can be found below and tickets are on sale now. The band is still supporting their recent release, Carved In Time. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Timothy Eerie – “Transformation of Things”

Video première time! Orlando-bred, Austin-based psychedelic indie pop band Timothy Eerie has released their mind-blowing new video for their track ‘Transformation of Things’. Supported by Fat Elvis Records and Nomad Eel Records, the band has been building a buzz since 2015 with their eclectic influences. Definitely, a must listen for fans of the buttery-toned psych rock’n’roll. The band has shared the stage with wide-ranging artists from La Luz, Dead Meadow, L.A. Witch, Kikagaku Moyo, Boytoy, Las Robertas, and Holy Wave. They kick off a new run of tour dates next week, including a turn at SXSW.‘Transformation of Things’ was Animated and Edited by Jeffrey Plettink. Check out the video now! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Stonecutters Announce “An Image Carved In Time Tour”

Genre mashing Death Metal dealers Stonecutters have teamed with Ghost Cult today for the announcement of a new tour this spring! Included in the dates is a stop at South By Southwest (SXSW) and notable stops at The Riot Room in Kansas City, Vino’s in Little Rock, Wits End in Dallas, and Santos in New Orleans. The full list of tour dates is listed below. Stonecutters acclaimed Carved In Time album was released in 2018. Continue reading