SXSW

glamglare

Socials

LATEST NEWS

PHOTOS: Official glamglare SXSW 2019 Showcase

Our second annual official SXSW showcase took place in the beautiful venue of The Townsend, which is – as opposed to many other Austin venues – dedicated to the enjoyment of music: the bar is outside the actual music room and stage and the dark walls invite to listen rather[…]

Our Favorite SXSW 2019 Artist Discoveries

The most exciting and memorable SXSW moments happen when you least expect them; when you are blown away by a new act that you didn’t know before, or by arriving a bit too early to see somebody you had on your must-see list and see someone else instead. Or maybe[…]

SONG PICK: THERE – Swimming Backwards

“Swimming Backwards” is the debut single of L.A. via Tel Aviv duo THERE, who made quite a splash at this year’s SXSW festival. For starters, the song is hard to get out of your mind after you have heard it a few times: electronics and guitar gently flow over the[…]

SONG PICK: Jackie Mendoza – Seahorse

The ukulele is the instrument of choice of Californian musician Jackie Mendoza, but you would not necessarily notice this when listening to her new song “Seahorse”. Heavily enhanced with electronics the song leads you underwater where she explores the mating behavior of seahorses. Jackie explains: The song’s instrumentation mirrors the[…]

Official glamglare SXSW 2019 Showcase

The reward for going through months of preparations to book a showcase at SXSW is that you can see your favorite acts in one place instead of having to squeeze yourself from venue to venue through the crowds on Sixth Street. If you are in Austin (with SXSW credentials) we[…]

Excited for these Daytime Events at SXSW2019

While finalizing our schedule for next week in Austin, we want to share some of our top picks and not to be missed events. BRITISH MUSIC EMBASSY If you are -like me- drawn to music being made in the UK, then this is the place to be! Centrally located with[…]

SONG PICK: HÆLOS – Boy / Girl

Back in 2016 the London-based trio HÆLOS blew us away when we saw them live for the first time at during SXSW and consequently their debut album “Full Circle” was our favorite album that year. Now a four-piece they are about to release their second record “Any Random Kindness” on[…]

VIDEO: Alice Phoebe Lou – Galaxies

Ahead of her album “Paper Castles”, scheduled for March 8, Alice Phoebe Lou delights her fans with a gorgeous surreal video for her latest single “Galaxies”. Alice explains that the track: “Happened on a rainy moody day in Berlin, my friend Harry Charles & I wrote this song while lying on[…]

VIDEO: Larkins – TV Dream

Manchester is brimming with cool bands, and guitar-pop band Larkins are no exception. The inspired band video invites us to come out and see them live. Frontman Josh Noble explains about the single: “‘TV Dream’ was inspired by my grandparents; the idea that romance and dancing has lost its appeal[…]

SONG PICK: Doomsquad – General Hum

Without even listening to the end of “General Hum”, I already started to create today’s #glamglarepick feature because I am a huge fan of Toronto-based sibling-trio Doomsquad. With “General Hum” they not only released yet another fantastic electro-psych single but also an electrifying video, directed by Zak Tatham. Both promote[…]