KCRW’s Jason Bentley, Anne Litt, and José Galván are sharing their favorite musical discoveries and artist interviews from SXSW. Stay close this week, as we’ll continue to update with sounds from the festival.
SXSW Day 1: Jason Bentley, Anne Litt, and Jose Galvan cue up some of the artists they can’t wait to see (and for you to hear) at SXSW. Including: Jordan Rakei, The Shacks, Ezra Collective, and Kyle Craft.
SXSW Day 2: The KCRW crew reports back from the action in Austin, TX. Hear about impressive performances from UK post-punk band Shame, Kyle Craft, and KCRW showcase performer Nilüfer Yanya.
British singer/songwriter Jade Bird has been on our radar for sometime. She’s on the rise and has a very busy year ahead, including festival stops @ Stagecoach and Bonnaroo. Get to know Jade Bird with Jason Bentley’s interview below.
SXSW Day 3: KCRW’s SXSW crew took in a day full of music from Austin, TX. Our daytime showcase featured outstanding performances from: Wye Oak, Sudan Archives, and Marlon Williams. They also highlight a couple international artists: Tijuana Bibles and The Chamanas.
Jason Bentley spoke with indie rock duo Wye Oak, who turned in an excellent performance for KCRW and ready the release of their boldest album to date next month.
SXSW Day 4: It’s been a busy week @ SXSW! Hear the final recap from Jason Bentley, Anne Litt, and Jose Galvan, as they bring back loads of great new music to Los Angeles.