SXSW 2019 2019-03-11

1

Haiku Hands Sydney, AUSTRALIA

5.00 0.00 Fun Australian Dance Pop trio of women rappers with synchronized dance moves
2

Mansionair Sydney AUSTRALIA

4.80 4.55 Smooth falsetto vocals over down-tempo grooves, with songs that slowly transition from one idea to the next without losing a central theme.
3

FEMME London UK ENGLAND

4.75 2.75 Synth Pop not unlike Charli XCX and Elliphant who she's toured with in the past. EP 2.0 released in 2018 is indie pop dance-tastic.
4

Talos Cork IRELAND

4.75 0.00 Grandiose and dramatic yet playful electro pop with a powerful vocal from Irishman Eoin French
5

BIRTHH Florence ITALY

4.67 2.80 Hushed, dark and emotional, singer-songwriter Alice Bisi creates layered, moody pop songs. Similar to bands like Daughter.
6

Joshua Burnside Belfast, UK-N. IRELAND

4.67 0.00 Folk-rock with a Josh Ritter meets Andrew Bird vibe. Some songs are playful string-textured jams while others are emotional folk mini-sagas.
7

Art School Girlfriend Wrexham UK-WALES

4.60 0.00 Every lyric sung by the vocalist against the subtle percussion and synths is effortlessly pulled off with reserved emotion. This is dark.
8

The Joy Formidable Wrexham UK-WALES

4.50 2.70 Bombastic live rock, with rad lead lady who has huge eyes
9

Car Seat Headrest Seattle WA

4.50 3.05 Lo-fi yet complex indie rock with a nod to the 90s from songwriter Will Toledo
10

Amanda Palmer Boston MA

4.50 0.00 Amanda Fucking Palmer does piano-driven rock cabaret with a purpose. Every song this half of the Dresden Dolls creates is more dramatic than the last one.