SXSW 2014 2014-03-12
Kishi Bashi Athens GA5.00 1.75 A classically trained violinist, Kishi Bashi (the pseudonym of Kaoru Ishibashi) makes highly catchy indie pop tracks using repeated loops of instrumentation and vocals. Unique and mesmerizing live.
Phantogram Saratoga Springs NY4.89 3.10 Dark ambient indie electro-pop who have been at the forefront of this genre for a decade
Little Daylight New York NY4.71 0.90 Pop-synth with sweet and sugary female vocals.
the Soil & the Sun Grand Rapids MI4.67 0.25 Soothing experimental indie folk, similar sound to Local Natives and Sufjan Stevens
Panama Sydney AUSTRALIA4.67 2.20 Wide variety of pop styles all the way from electronic danceable jams to dark retro anthems.
Float Fall Leuven BELGIUM4.60 0.10 It's emo electronic very similar to The XX but they seem to break out into more aggressive song structures.
MØ Copenhagen DENMARK4.57 2.25 Synth pop danish lady who mixes indie, hip hop, pop, electro and all sorts of sounds. She's a force on stage and will air kick you right in your face with music, and also with her leg.
Mighty Oaks Berlin GERMANY4.57 3.85 Folksy indie tunes from three guys from three different countries
Desert Noises Provo UT4.50 1.15 Fun indie-rock with a rollocking feel, older than but reminds me of Lord Huron.