Friday, February 9, 2007


Yesterday, SXSW released their official preliminary line up, a list so long it gives me a sugar headache. Here is a list shortened by me specialized to enhance one's jealousy. Enjoy:

The Apples in Stereo (Denver CO); Architecture in Helsinki (Melbourne AUSTRALIA); Asobi Seksu (Brooklyn NY); Au Revoir Simone (Brooklyn NY); The Automatic (Cardiff UK); Bat For Lashes (Brighton UK); Battle (London UK); Beach House (Baltimore MD); Beirut (Albuquerque NM); Andrew Bird (Chicago IL); The Bird and the Bee (Los Angeles CA); Bishop Allen (Brooklyn NY); Bloc Party (London UK); Blonde Redhead (New York NY); BORIS (Tokyo JAPAN); Chin Up Chin Up (Chicago IL); Cold War Kids (Fullerton CA); Crystal Castles (Toronto ON); DATAROCK (Bergen NORWAY); The Dears (Montreal QC); Field Music (Sunderland UK); The Fratellis (Glasgow UK); Frog Eyes (Victoria BC); Fujiya & Miyagi (Brighton UK); Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly (Southend UK); The Good, The Bad & The Queen (London UK); The Gossip (Searcy AR); Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton (Toronto ON); Albert Hammond, Jr. (New York NY); The Holloways (London UK); The Horrors (London UK); Hot Club De Paris (Liverpool UK); iLiKETRAiNS (Leeds UK); Jamie T (London UK); Junior Boys (Hamilton ON); Sondre Lerche (Bergen NORWAY); Les Savy Fav (Brooklyn NY); Lily Allen (Hammersmith UK); The Little Ones (Silverlake CA); Mando Diao (Borlänge SWEDEN); Matt & Kim (Brookyln NY); Menomena (Portland OR); Metro Riots (London UK); Midlake (Denton TX); Mika (London UK); Mogwai (Glasgow UK); Thurston Moore (Northampton MA); MSTRKRFT (Toronto ON); My Brightest Diamond (Brooklyn NY); Okkervil River (Austin TX); The Oohlas (Los Angeles CA); Peaches (Berlin GERMANY); Peter and the Wolf (Austin TX); The Pigeon Detectives (Leeds UK); The Pipettes (Brighton UK); ± {Plus/Minus} (Brooklyn NY); Razorlight (London UK); Gruff Rhys (Cardiff UK); Rodrigo y Gabriela (Terra Acida MEXICO); The Rumble Strips (Devon UK); Scanners (London UK); Scissors for Lefty (San Francisco CA); Shitdisco (Glasgow UK); Simian Mobile Disco (London UK); Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin (Springfield MO); The Spill Canvas (Sioux Falls SD); Spoon (Austin TX); The Stooges (Detroit MI); The Sunshine Underground (Leeds UK); Takka Takka (Brooklyn NY); Thunderbirds Are Now! (Detroit MI); Tilly and The Wall (Omaha NE); Tokyo Police Club (Newmarket ON); Under the Influence of Giants (Los Angeles CA); The Victorian English Gentlemens Club (Cardiff UK); VietNam (Brooklyn NY); The View (Dundee UK); The Virgins (New York NY); Voxtrot (Austin TX); The Watson Twins (Los Angeles CA); xerox teens (London UK); Young Love (Austin TX)

Hotness, I know. So how am I to pick a choose which shows to go to? My imaginary list forming in my head is topped with Jamie T. I have been annoying people about Jamie T for well over a year now. I never thought he was going to get stateside this soon and I will be fist in line to see him. Followed closely after him, the Esquire show is a must see (Spoon, Kings of Leon, and The Stooges!!!!) and I know everyone attending SXSW is going to try and see it too. Emily Haines and Beirut each get high spots on my list as do Crystal Castles who will be the methadone to my Klaxons addiction. It's sure to be a crazy time. My head is already spinning.


shesarejector said...


shey said...

:cuts, bleeds, dies:

fucking job and responsibilities.