Infinite Shuffle

December 7, 2011

SXSW 2012: An early Christmas present

Filed under: Austin, SXSW — assman41 @ 2:44 am

As I was just searching for some tour listings for a couple of bands I’m interested in seeing, I happened upon this beautiful link — the list of all the bands that have so far been officially invited as showcase artists for SXSW 2012.

Oh, happy day.

The festival is still a little more than three months away, but I couldn’t help but get excited as I perused that lengthy list.

Of all the bands there, these are the ones I spotted that I’m particularly looking forward to:

Big Scary (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Class Actress (Brooklyn NY)
Cloud Nothings (Cleveland OH)
Delay Trees (Helsinki FINLAND)
The Ettes (Nashville TN)
Jonquil (Oxford UK-ENGLAND)
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (Waitsfield VT)
VHS or Beta (Brooklyn NY)
We Barbarians (Brooklyn NY)

Choir of Young Believers (Copenhagen DENMARK)
PUJOL (Nashville TN)

Alberta Cross (Los Angeles CA)
Beach Fossils (Brooklyn NY)
The Big Pink (London UK-ENGLAND)
Built to Spill (Boise ID)
Jonny Corndawg (Brooklyn NY)
Cosmo Jarvis (Plymouth UK-ENGLAND)
Cotton Jones (Cumberland MD)
Delta Spirit (Long Beach CA)
Thomas Dolby (Suffolk UK-ENGLAND)
Great Lake Swimmers (Toronto CANADA)
Heartless Bastards (Cincinnati OH)
Hellogoodbye (Long Beach CA)
Horse Feathers (Portland OR)
Sarah Jaffe (Denton TX)
The Magnetic Fields (New York NY)
Anya Marina (Portland OR)
David Mayfield Parade (Nashville TN)
Metric (Toronto CANADA)
Neon Trees (Provo UT)
Ringo Deathstarr (Austin TX)
Scars On 45 (Leeds UK-ENGLAND)
The Seedy Seeds (Cincinnati OH)
Shiny Toy Guns (Shawnee OK)
Stars (Montreal CANADA)
Tammar (Bloomington IN)
Tea Leaf Green (San Francisco CA)
J Roddy Walston And The Business (Baltimore MD)
The War On Drugs (Philadelphia PA)
Wussy (Cincinnati OH)

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