SXSW 2014 spotlight: CultureMap presents 30 Days, 30 Artists
30 Days, 30 Artists

19-year-old piano man Tor Miller poised for SXSW breakthrough

19-year-old piano man Tor Miller poised for SXSW breakthrough

Tor Miller SXSW piano
New York-based Tor Miller plays Central Presbyterian Church during SXSW. Courtesy of Tor Miller / Facebook

Name: Tor Miller

Featured track: "Headlights"

Genre: Singer-songwriter

City of origin: New York, New York

In one sentence: "In a raspy, Tom Waits-esque growl, Miller perfectly puts to song that feeling when there doesn’t seem to be anyone else in the world but two people." - MTV Hive

Why we chose him: The 19-year-old New York native joins a SXSW showcase presented by Glassnote Records, the label that brought you Mumford & Sons and CHVRCHES. Catch this showcase and you could witness the breakthrough performance of a future star. 

SXSW official showcase: 9pm on Wednesday, March 12 at Central Presbyterian Church