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SXSW 2019 adds showcasing artists Yung Lean, Charlotte OC & more

The South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) has announced the third wave of Showcasing Artists invited to perform at the 2019 event.

This eclectic blend of up-and-coming artists from around the world will perform in intimate clubs as well as renowned music venues for industry professionals, influencers, international media and music fans alike. The SXSW Music Festival’s 33rd annual event takes place Monday, March 11 – Sunday, March 17, 2019 in downtown Austin, Texas.

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SXSW 2019 announces initial list of showcasing artists

South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) has announced the initial list of showcasing artists invited to perform at the 2019 event. Each year, the festival hosts a curated mix of up-and-coming and artists from around the world, performing in intimate clubs as well as renowned music venues.

These up-close interactions in front of industry professionals and influencers, international media and music fans allow artists and other attendees the opportunity to advance their creative and career objectives.

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Interview :: Girl talk with BAUM at SXSW 2018

Casually chilling outside The Sidewinder before her SXSW performance, BAUM represents the next generation of pop starlets. The best way to describe this girl is unapologetically bad ass. Following in the footsteps of Lorde, it seems that this generation are in full control of their image and artistry.

Not only is it BAUM’s first time playing SXSW, it’s also her first time in Austin. “The people here are really friendly, which makes me relaxed. SXSW is just like a big party! I’ve been here almost a week. Last night I caught a bunch of cool people like Noah Cyrus and Kitten.”

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Interview :: Girl talk with Hoodlem at SXSW 2018

Tessa Pavilach, better known as Hoodlem, is widely recognised as Australia’s front runner of experimental soul and future R&B. The Aussie beat maker first caught our attention with her glitchy synth pop, dreamy vocals, and brutally honest lyrics.

We are outside The Sidewinder on Austin’s famous Sixth Street. It’s 9PM and SXSW 2018 is in full swing. The Australian-born left-field singer songwriter is moments away from stepping on stage. As we compliment each other’s outfits, Hoodlem recalls how she recently re-located from Australia to Toronto.

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Interview :: Sam Himself at SXSW 2018

After falling for rock n roll, soul and the blues in his native Switzerland, Sam Himself followed the music. It took him to Brooklyn. “I love Switzerland, but it feels like there’s bit of a glass ceiling there culturally. New York is where you want to be for music. Or also Austin, as I’m discovering.”

This is Sam’s first time playing SXSW, we’re outside in the Texas sunshine at The Sidewinder off 6th Street. After attending the festival a few times as a fan, it seems Sam has a love affair with Austin, “I just love being around so many new musicians and discovering new shit that I didn’t expect to see.”

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My SXSW Diary 2018 :: Day Six :: Rae Sremmurd, G Flip, Lucy Dacus

My last day of SXSW and I found myself wanting to saviour each moment. Turning off my phone and walking downtown, it felt as though I was truly appreciating the small details for the first time. The pick up trucks, the way people smile as you walk past, the local family run sports bars, kids playing instruments on the streets.

The thought of returning to reality made me grateful for every second but sad that such a spontaneous adventure would soon come to an end. With temperatures hitting 32 degrees I did what any Brit would do, cancelled my planned sessions in the air-conditioned Convention Centre and headed for Fader Fort to sizzle in the sun.

Already wishing we were back at Fader Fort 😍💕✨ #SXSW #sxsw2018 #faderfort

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