Here is our third batch of recommended artists that will be performing at SXSW 2018
This list is a bit different than the previous, and we are making a prediction that these are artists that are going to “make it big” after SXSW. Now is your chance to listen to them before they become really popular. March, in Austin, might be one of your last chances to see them in a small venue.Sam Fender is a singer/songwriter from England with a soulful voice and great indie rock insticts. Sam is only 21, and he has a bright future ahead.
RIYL: Hozier, Jack Johnson, John Mayer
Pseudo Genre: Soulful indie rock
This live video demonstrates the beauty of his voice and music while he sings his most renowned song “Play God”
“Greasy Spoon” demonstrates the harder edge that exists in some of his music.
Ruby Fields is a self taught musician that composes earnest and catchy indie rock songs. She is driven to express herself and even creates her own music videos.
RIYL: Avril Lavigne, Kesha, Lady Gaga
Pseudo Genre: Indie Rock for a new generation
”P Plates" is a perfect example of her DIY ethics. The music and video are all her own.
The song that first brought her some attention was “I want”.
Sinead Harnett is a English R&B artist born to Thai and Irish parents. Who, like Sam Smith, gained attention by being featured on a Disclosure track.
RIYL: Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, Adele
Pseudo Genre: Soulful, experimental R&B
The true test of the quality of a singer’s voice is how they sound live. Here is a live tape of Sinead’s biggest hit ”If You Let Me”.
Here is the video from one of her more recent tracks “Still Miss You".