PHOTOS: Idgy Dean Live at The Parlor (SXSW)

Brooklyn singer/songwriter and “one-woman psychedelic rock band” Idgy Dean was one of the most exciting discoveries at SXSW 2014, so we were more than thrilled to learn that she would perform this year off the official music track. While still sticking to her guns of guitar, drums and loop pedal, Idgy Dean has[…]

PHOTOS: Desert Mountain Tribe live at Mohawk (SXSW)

Remember your birthdays as a child? When you were hoping with all your heart to receive the present you wished so much? And when it didn’t happen? But eventually, you got what you wanted because your grandma or granddad took pity on you and gave you what your heart desired?[…]

PHOTOS: Sexores live at Iron Bear Bar (SXSW)

Sexores is a shoegaze, dream pop three piece fronted by Emilia Bahamonde, who calls both Ecuador and Barcelona, Spain their homes. Listen to their latest EP “Red Rooms” (Apple Music | Spotify) and let the music fill your head. Listen to “Daywalkers”: Enjoy photos from their show at the Iron[…]

PHOTOS: Elle Exxe Live at Tellers (SXSW)

Elle Exxe is a Scottish singer, songwriter and producer, who creates delicious pop songs, performed with verve! While we already totally enjoyed her live show last year for Mondo.NYC (review here), we were blown away by experiencing her live with a full band! Linda Harrison, who goes by Elle Exxe,[…]

PHOTOS: Casper Skulls Live at Swan Dive (SXSW)

Knowing, that Canada is home to a lot of fantastic acts and some who we like very much, we didn’t want to miss the Canadian Blast at Swan Dive. Without having chosen a particular band, we simply went there Friday afternoon, when Toronto-based Casper Skulls just started their set. I absolutely loved them from[…]

PHOTOS: Giungla Live at The Sidewinder (SXSW)

Italian musician Ema Drei, who goes by Giungla (Italian for ‘jungle’), released an excellent EP “Camo” (Apple Music | Spotify) last year and three of its four songs ended up to be our Song Pick of the Day. That is why we were more than excited when Giungla not only signed up for[…]

PHOTOS: Woodes Live at SXSW

The two large stages within the Austin Convention Center are not the best ones at SXSW – although they looked much better than in previous years – yet they offer surprise opportunities to see interesting artists. When I walked past the “International Day Stage” and heard Elle Graham aka Woodes playing, I[…]