Best New Indie
And the best performance this year goes to …. Just kidding. We don’t actually have an award for the best performances at SXSW. We do however have some pretty amazing shots captured by our photographer Stuart Hargrove of some of the action happening on Wednesday.
Break-ups are complicated. Up-and-coming producer/singer-songwriter Brey captures these nuanced emotions and sensations over a bedrock of minimalist beats and shining beats on Breakup Song, featuring contributions from MNYS and French Horn Rebellion.
The time has come yet again where we here at We Are The Guard strap on our trekking shoes and stretchy pants (yes, we know, it’s quite the outfit), and fly over to Austin, Texas for a week long music binge. For now, we leave you with some of Monday’s music performances … in no particular order here they are.
We're back with yet another set of songs as hand-selected from the blogosphere for your listening pleasure. We genuinely hope that the following tracks from Editors, Parquet Courts, Twin Shadow, and more help to bring a smile to your face after what's been a pretty heavy seven days in terms of world news.
If there's one thing that we've learned from writing this blog over the last nine years, it's to never underestimate the power of music to bring people together. Here are the Top Indie Songs of Week 8 from Kero Kero Bonito, Courtney Barnett, Ella Vos, EDEN, SOPHIE, and beyond.