SXSW 2017 2017-03-14
Hippo Campus Minneapolis MN4.17 4.30 Four young fellas creating upbeat indie pop similar to Vampire Weekend. Bonus points for having 'hippo' in their name.
Quiet Company Austin TX4.14 2.90 Dynamic indie rock that cleverly bounces between pop melodies and an edgier rock sound.
Yip Deceiver Athens GA4.14 2.30 Fun and danceable electro pop with some occasional falsetto male vocals
Chrome Sparks Pittsburgh PA4.00 1.51 Producer/Drummer/DJ who puts out some robotic groove jams.
Open Mike Eagle Los Angeles CA4.00 3.85 Hip-hop with a variety of styles. Rap lyrics are clever and topical.
Big Phony Seoul SOUTH KOREA4.00 2.75 Soft indie pop by Korean Singer-songwriter who grew up in NYC (English lyrics).
Roosevelt Colgne GERMANY4.00 4.40 Danceable electronica indie pop with male vocals
Emily Wolfe Austin TX4.00 2.70 Folksy singer/songwriter with a nice vocal range
The Family Crest San Francisco CA4.00 3.40 Big and dramatic orchestral indie rock with powerful moments that rise and then fall to just the singer and his guitar.