Preview – SXSW 23 – Catching Bands A-E
Part one of our preview of SXSW 2023 begins with some details on a few of the great artists heading to Texas. We’ll be doing this alphabetically, with A-E beginning the features. If there is no video, that’s because one was not available, like copyright wouldn’t allow to share them.
Schedule for Adwaith
Punk trio whose lyrics are in Welsh. Winners of the Welsh Music Prize (twice) for both albums they’ve released.
Adwaith – photo by Siân Adler
Schedule for ALASKA
Electronic duo, they opened up a Crowdfunder to help them get to SXSW, and here they come!
ALASKALASKA – photo by Tami Aftab
Schedule for Augustine
Augustine (real name Timothy More) is a multitalented producer who will make his American debut at the festival.
Augustine – photo by David Sahlberg
Yorkshire/the Moors/Middlesbrough, UK
Schedule for Avalance Party
Punk rock band. Their SoundCloud describes them as feral.
Schedule for Beverly Kills
Another punk rock band. This one comes from Sweden and just released their debut album, Kaleido, in September 2022. They’ve also toured with Wolf Alice.
Beverly Kills – photo by Jakob Ekvall
Isle of Sky, Scotland
Schedule for Brìghde Chaimbeaul
Chaimbeul is a bagpipe player! How cool is that? She’s also got equally intriguing sisters, who are harpists.
Brìghde Chaimbeu – photo by Steve Bliss
CHAMELEON LIME WHOOPIEPIE
Schedule for Chameleon Lime WHooipie
Dance Pop band fronted by the striking Chi-.
Chi- of CHAMELEON LIME WHOOPIEPIE – photo by Masato Yokohama
Schedule for Crawlers
British quintet who has opened for My Chemical Romance. Cool!
Schedule for Yayoi Daimon
Even at the young age of 31, Daimon is a veteran of the Japanese music scene. She used to be part of a girl group called rhythmic, but branched out on her own to be a feminist song-writer, singer, DJ and is also an accomplished dancer.
Yayoi Daimon – photo from Yayoi Daimon’s Twitter
Schedule for Dream Wife
More rock from England. Am I stuck on this theme?
Schedule for Eydís Evensen
Nordic pianist. Evensen also used to be a choir singer.
Eydís Evensen – photo by Sunna Björk