SXSW 2011: Digest #1

More than eleven hundred tunes were put out there to showcase the bands appearing at SXSW this year and over the next few days we’re going to listen to every one of them. We’ll be posting our favourites in digest form, no long explanations just the songs and links to where you can find out more about the bands. Hope you enjoy the discoveries as much as we do.


A buffalo of a tune, has indie anthem written all over it.

Tigers That Talked – 23 Fears

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An interesting take on Mogwai without the incendiary devices.

Movus – Al Filo del Origen

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Lowly orchestral manoeuvres, highly prized song writing.

Sarah Jaffe – Clementine

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Our first taste of electro cumbia proves to be quite a memorable shuffle.

Monareta – Raimundo Llevate Al Mundo

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Somehow scrappy, somehow totally together, regardless it drops into the grand archives.

Gospel Claws – Avenues

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