Bringing an international collection of super new stylists boasting ambient hues, jazz-flecked odysseys and post-folk fervour; all rotating alongside icons with a penchant for noise, dishevelled Americana, left field pop and spiralling sound nirvanas.
Stretched out over four days; Kristin Hersh rides the 50 Foot Wave*, Black Lips unhinge tradition, and The Dream Syndicate add layer upon layer of sumptuous sound with a special ‘The Days of Wine & Roses’ 40th Anniversary live show.
Come one, come all and feel The Lemonheads, and see Evan Dando levitate into high gear. Celebrating 30 years of ‘It’s A Shame About Ray’ these special SXSW showcases coincide with the record’s deluxe anniversary edition release out on 4th March on Fire Records.
Alternatively unwind into spring with Marta Del Grandi and/or Graham Reynolds as they unfold a noirish backdrop, an oblique ambience, as echoey and atmospheric as NY Times praised newcomer Lucy Gooch with her devotional ethereal blur.
“A more audacious exploration of the nether realm between ambient music and pop” Pitchfork’s Best Electronic Music 2021 Lucy Gooch
Travel to the very ends of our world, nodding affectionately at Jad Fair and his eclectic outsiderism, while the gorgeous melodies of Marina Allen waft you away in the subtropical climate of Austin.
“An album crafted with tender authenticity and sublime musicianship. A glorious debut.” Rough Trade (Marina Allen, ‘Candlepower’)
Music should always be this bold, this important, this beautiful.