Archive | November, 2010

First Round Of Bands For SWSW 2011 Announced

3 Nov

 

In March 2011, the SWSW music festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The SWSW website has released a list of the first batch of bands for SWSW 2011. For anyone who’s been to SWSW, you know that shit gets pretty crazy and  next year will probably be just as insane. Here are the first batch of bands announced for next years festival :

A Place To Bury Strangers
Alcoholic Faith Mission
Ancestors
Apex Manor
The Appleseed Cast
Art vs Science
Asobi Seksu
Babe Rainbow
The Bees (UK)
Beni
Black Math Horseman
Black Spiders
Bombay Bicycle Club
Braids
Brandt Brauer Frick
Brother
The Cabriolets
Calder Quartet
Candy Claws
Capsula
Cast
Chapel Club
Chico Trujillo
Chikita Violenta
Clock Opera
Cloud Nothings
Coliseum
Coolrunnings
Dam Mantle
Designer Drugs
Doctor Krapula
Dredg
Ebony Bones!
Ed Harcourt
El Guincho
El Hijo de La Cumbia
Erland & The Carnival
Erykah Badu
FM Belfast
Frankie and the Heartstrings
Fujiya & Miyagi
Get People
Giana Factory
Givers
Go Back To The Zoo
Gypsyblood
The Head and the Heart
High Rankin
The Holidays
In Fear And Faith
Iron Age
The Jezabels
John Vanderslice
Jon Fratelli
Jonquil
Kamp!
Kids of 88
Klaxons
L.Stadt
Le Butcherettes
Lia Ices
Liam Finn
Light Pollution
The Luyas
The Main Street Gospel
Marcus Foster
Mark Eitzel
Miami Horror
Micachu and The Shapes
Miss May I
MSTRKRFT
Mujeres
Mustard Pimp
Naam
The Naked and Famous
Nite Jewel
Parts & Labor
Plan B
PS I Love You
Pulled Apart By Horses
Reset!
Rosie and Me
Scars On 45
Schlachthofbronx
Shilpa Ray
Small Black
Sol Pereyra
Spleen United
Starfucker
Steve Mason
Sun Airway
Superlitio
Suuns
The Swiss
Tego Calderon
Telekinesis
Thiago Pethit
Those Dancing Days
Tiê
Toro y Moi
Veronica Falls
Vicente Gayo
The War on Drugs
WhoMadeWho
Wild Flag
Wye Oak
Young Legionnaire
Yuck

The festival will run from March 16-20 in Austin Texas. We hope to bring our Dirtbag Journalism next year(fingers crossed)

Posted by : Max Mohenu

 

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Dirtbag Debut : Jimmy McMillian – Rent Is To Damn High

2 Nov

Jimmy McMillian isn’t just running for governor of New York, he’s also writing an album about it. On December 7th, Jimmy will release The Rent Is To Damn High Volume 1 (via Itunes). Even if you don’t like the music, the bottom is today is the day. We encourage all our New York friends/readers to get out there and vote. He’ll keep you posted on where this NY Governor candidates music career goes.

 

Posted by : Max Mohenu