Here is our seventh group of recommended artists that will be performing at SXSW 2018
This list is chosen by Jamie.Hayley Heynderickx is a doom folk artist from Portland, OR. We originally heard her on an NPR All Songs Considered Podcast
RIYL: Courtney Barnett, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen
Pseudo Genre: Doom Folk
Here is the official video for “Yom She La La”. This was written as an entry into a one day song writing contest.
The second video is a live version of “Drinking Song” performed at NPR’s Tiny Desk.
Lucy Dacus was inspired by a reunion with her birth family that occurred after she released her first album. She is about to make a splash in a big way after signing with a new label.
RIYL: Courtney Barnett, Lily Allen
Pseudo Genre: Punk Folk
”Night Shift” is a 6 plus minute epic track that changes tempo and showcases her singing and musicianship.
We love the raw performances at Bob Boilen of NPR’s desk. Here is Lucy’s Tiny Desk Concert
IDER are old schoolmates that formed a band and moved together into a 2 bedroom apartment music studio where they create songs with lovely harmonies.
RIYL: Lucius, Dirty Projectors, Wilson Phillips
Pseudo Genre: Folktronica
This live version of “Body Love” really showcases their strong harmonies.
This is a studio version of “Learn to Let Go” that demonstrates their fully produced sound.
Invoke is a string quartet making modern classical music. They are currently in residence at The University of Texas, Austin
RIYL: Yo Yo Ma, Orchestras
Pseudo Genre: Modern Classical
Here is a video from a a TED talk