From the archives: SXSW free music (by andreas 20. February 2009)

The SXSW festival is just around the corner and final details about the line-up of bandsplaying official showcases has been released. Among the many fine artists andbands that will attend SXSW are Crunchy Frog’s very own PowerSolo, Snake andJet’s Amazing Bullit Band and 18th Dye.

One of the coolthings about the SXSW festival is that every year, simultaneously withannouncing the full list of performing artists and bands, they make a songavailable for download for many of the bands. It’s a great way of getting newand free songs for your collection as well discovering some of the many up andcoming acts… and of course the always awesome crunchy acts.

You can get SAJABB’s 10 Cities Beyond (here), 18th Dye’s Soft the Hard Way(here) and PowerSolo’s Pirates of the Oblivion for free download (here). Allawesome Crunchy tunes for you listening pleasure. Enjoy!

Othertracks/acts recommended to check out:

GoldieLocks– Cold Sweat (here), Abe Vigoda – Don’t Lie (here), Ungdomskulen – Idunno (here),Hatcham Social – So So Happy Making (here), Au RevoirSimone – A Violent Yet Flammable World (here), We Have Band – Hear It In Cans (here), The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Come Saturday (here),Port O’Brien – I Woke Up Today (here), Lemonade – Big Weekend (here),Efterklang – Mirador (here) and many many more (here)… you should really check themall out. So much good music, so little time.

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