SXSW: h2the Is A Different Kind Of Producer

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Erez Safar, the man behind the moniker, h2the, is known for his ability to blend 80s layered beats. His striking visuals and and sounds have him on our list for SXSW this year. There’s truly no one like him. How did you get started in music? h2the: When I was in high school, I got out of school way earlier than my …

The Cant-Miss Acts of SXSW 2019

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Donna Missal Donna’s voice is full of contradictions, the song that first had me hooked was “Jupiter” a spacey dream. At around 3:02 she sings “Baby, baby, baby” in the most delicate and heartbreaking whisper that I couldn’t stop thinking about it. After hearing “Keep Lying” I realized how she would turn that angelic whisper into a monstrous howl. Donna’s …

Flint Eastwood Is In Control Of Her Art

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I didn’t really know what to expect when I arrived at Flint Eastwood’s set during SXSW. It was the hottest day of the week and she appeared in long braids and overalls. I had listened to her songs “Queen” and “Push” nonstop when they came out. She defines herself as a pop singer, but the genre doesn’t do her justice because it’s pop music with bite, it’s got teeth.

Lauren Ruth Ward’s Hypnotizing Music Will Have You Hooked

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The first time I saw Lauren Ruth Ward perform I couldn’t take my eyes off her, she commands the attention of the entire audience. She has this insane energy and the way she sings and moves on stage it’s like the music is just flowing through her and it washes over the audience captivating them. Her soulful vocals, unapologetic lyrics, and the way she performs like she’s exorcising demons from her own mind make her the rockstar we’ve desperately needed.