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“An explosion of instruments from all over the world and genres that shouldn’t quite go together… Flamingods sound like nothing else right now”. DAZED
Trio singer-producer Sebastian “Bassi” Fox, guitarist Stevie McMinn and drummer Alex Mitchell, return with their debut album in May 2017. Their growing reputation both on record and live is built around their splicing of electronic beats and acoustic elements with hymnal vocals, full of glorious swells and fades culminating in the enormity of Sigur Ros-styled soaring crescendos.
Let’s Eat Grandma
Phenomenal outsider pop from two Norwich teenagers who literally don’t care about the verse-guitar-chorus script. You will not see another band like this at SXSW 2017.
A London via Seveille via Oxford guitar maestro, Charlie has just released his flamenco tinged debut album “Lines” via the Swedish label Dumont Dumont. Whilst he’s supported the likes of King Creosote, Rodriguez and Beirut, he now stands squarely on his own two feet arriving at SXSW on the back of his biggest London show to date at Union Chapel and after Austin will head to Germany to play the Berlin Philharmonie Kammersal.
In 2013 Welsh musician Meilyr Jones took a trip to Rome after his band Race Horses broke up and his relationship ended. This led him to pursue a solo career and create Elvis Presley and Aretha-Franklin inspired indie-pop. He was then picked up by BBC Introducing and 6 Music and the journey continued.