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SXSW 2014 spotlight: CultureMap presents 30 Days, 30 Artists

SXSW is a launching pad for so many artists' careers. To celebrate its legacy, CultureMap presents 30 Days, 30 Artists, a special series running now through the festival. Written by CultureMap's editors and local music authorities, these SXSW spotlights will shed light on the up-and-comers and music names you should know from around Texas, the country and the world. Join us in learning about these showcasing musicians, who will play SXSW from March 11 - 16, 2014.

30 DAYS, 30 ARTISTS

Close out SXSW with a free set featuring DJ Jonathan Toubin

By Arden Ward

Mar 16th, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Name: Jonathan Toubin Genre: Electronic City of origin: New York, New York In one sentence: A native of Houston, Toubin's take on nightlife and curated collection of obscure 7-inch ...


30 DAYS, 30 ARTISTS

The Toadies close out SXSW at Stubb's by playing Rubberneck in its entirety

By Arden Ward

Mar 15th, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Name: The Toadies Featured track: "Tyler," from Rubberneck Genre: Rock City of origin: Fort Worth, Texas In one sentence: Texas grunge rock that was propelled into the national spotlight with ...


30 DAYS, 30 ARTISTS

South Dakota's Howlin' Brothers are bringing back bluegrass

By Arden Ward

Mar 14th, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Name: The Howlin' Brothers Featured track: "Gone"  Genre: Bluegrass City of origin: Hermitage, South Dakota In one sentence: "They play their instruments every waking moment and are truly possessed by ...


30 DAYS, 30 ARTISTS

Let yourself get washed away to the dreamy sounds of Washed Out

By Katie Friel

Mar 13th, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Name: Washed Out Featured track: "Pull You Down" Genre: Dreamy pop City of origin: Perry, Georgia In one sentence: "Bedroom synthpop that sounds blurred and woozily evocative, like someone smeared ...


30 DAYS, 30 ARTISTS

North Carolina's Lost In The Trees diverge from orchestral roots for SXSW

By Arden Ward

Mar 12th, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Name: Lost In The Trees Featured track: "Past Life" Genre: Rock City of origin: Chapel Hill, North Carolina In one sentence: "Picker and his band have sloughed off many of ...


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