- Share this article on Facebook
- Share this article on Twitter
- Share this article on Flipboard
- Share this article on Email
- Show additional share options
- Share this article on Linkedin
- Share this article on Pinit
- Share this article on Reddit
- Share this article on Tumblr
- Share this article on Whatsapp
- Share this article on Print
- Share this article on Comment
This story first appeared in the March 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.
Australia’s alt-rock sibling trio already is making waves with “Trojans,” inescapable on radio now. If its live show is as commanding, the band no doubt will transcend one-hit-wonderdom by the end of the four-night fest.
STORY: Ryan Gosling’s Connection to Pretty Little Demons, SXSW’s Youngest-Ever Group
These Brits come to SXSW bearing the ultimate indie cred: the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for 2012’s An Awesome Wave. Watch for them at Coachella and Bonnaroo, where their esoteric arpeggios will fit in handily.
The Brit, barely of legal age, has a KCRW mainstay with the Mod-influenced “Lightning Bolt,” a song that sounds like it could have been lifted from lost tapes of an early 1970s jam session at Pete Townshend‘s studio.
PHOTOS: The Scene at SXSW 2012
If the 2 million YouTube views for its ’80s-influenced, melodically groovy single “Don’t Save Me” are any indication, this Los Angeles sister act, recently signed to Columbia, is primed to break in a big way.
Sister of Paul Epworth, Adele‘s frequent collaborator, the British singer is bubbling overseas thanks to the psych-pop stylings (with a hint of Lana Del Rey) of her single, “Black Doe.” Next up: a full album, Dream Life.
Sign up for THR news straight to your inbox every day