Favorite Bands of SxSW Showcase 2011 Part 1

I had the pleasure of listening to 850+ tracks from SxSW 2011 Showcase.  Nothing like a week of new music to make working on my computer an absolute pleasure.

Here’s a list of my favorite bands, with the best at the top.  So much great music!

black atlantic
black cherry
bliss n eso
braids
carusella
colour revolt
egyptrixx
el da sensei
two fresh
adam & Alma
analog rebellion
aphasia
the appleseed bast
b. bravo
baths
belleruche
bikini
bill baird
bloodgroup
blu
body language
bright light social hour
capo
cruel black dove
darren hanlon
depressed buttons
dual core
el-g
eli paperboy reed
epcot
french horn rebellion
geographer
the ghost of a saber tooth tiger
the glass
gun runner
harrys gym
horse thief
inspired flight
junius
kamp!
kastle
kendra morris
kevin devine and the goddam band
keys n krauts
karma’s big band
mv (misteur valaire)
norman palm
red queen
shuttle
spl
sun raw
torpedo boyz
tune-yards
unicorn kid
volkova sisters
bear driver
beat connection
chapter 24
christeene
dignan
diva gash
the eastern sea
ebony bones
electra
the fervor
foin bois
geko jones
goddess & she
goldheart assembly
the good natured
grieves
the growlers
holey bonar
headhunter
an horse
hospital ships
the hours
husalah
ingebright haker flaten
john vanderslice
k.flay
kenneth brian band
the kingston springs
lady friends and flowers
leah and the moonlighters
loch lomond
los rakas
maps & atlases
marco morales
midnight magic
natalie prass
semko containe taylor
the shinning twins
sister crayon
slim cessna’s auto club
small sins
smoking popes
spoek mathambo
wordburglar
worm ouroboros