SXSW and all of Austin, TX will be in for a treat this week! Los Angeles singer Jessica Childress will be making six appearances throughout the five day music conference. She will be performing songs from her EP ‘Don’t Forget My Name,’ and possibly brand new ones as well. See the flyer above for more details!
Each year, NPR picks 100 of the best finds from SXSW‘s 2000+ lineup of artists. It’s called ‘The Austin 100,’ and this years list is the best yet. Artists such as Kelis, Quilt, Fat Tony, and Hundred Waters all appear, as well as many others that were handpicked by NPR Music professionals. You can download the entire list for free on NPR’s website.
It has been a half-decade since the release of Asher Roth‘s 2009 debut album ‘Asleep In The Bread Aisle,’ and the Pennsylvania rapper has finally announced his sophomore LP ‘RetroHash.’ The album is due out on April 22, and the first single ‘Tangerine Girl‘ can be heard below. Check out the full interview and premiere on Billboard.
Sheffield, England’s indie pop duo Slow Club (AKA Rebecca Taylor and Charles Watson) have just released their latest single, ‘Tears Of Joy,’ on their website. The song comes off their upcoming third LP, which will be released July 15th on Wichita Records. Listen to the single below, then download it for FREE here!
Harlem rapper and ASAP Mob member A$AP Rocky just released his latest track, ‘In Distress,’ featuring producer Gesaffelstein. The song will appear as apart of the soundtrack from the film ‘Divergent,’ and along side other big names including Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, Skrillex, and Ellie Goulding. Listen to the song below and catch ‘Divergent’ in theaters on March 21.
Florida indie pop band Hundred Waters just released the first single and video off their upcoming sophomore LP, via NPR. The album will be released on the Skrillex label OWSLA, and comes after their 2012 self-titled debut album. The single is called ‘Cavity,’ and the video can be viewed below. It was directed by Michael Langan, and was shot using just one flashlight as a light source. Check it out today!