SXSW Announces First Batch of 2011 Bands

Are we ready to begin thinking about this stuff?

Pretty solid first batch don’t you think?

A Place To Bury Strangers (Brooklyn, NY)
Alcoholic Faith Mission (Copenhagen, DENMARK)
Ancestors (Los Angeles, CA)
Apex Manor (Pasadena, CA)
The Appleseed Cast (Lawrence, KS)
Art vs Science (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
Asobi Seksu (Brooklyn, NY)
Babe Rainbow (Vancouver, CANADA)
The Bees (Ventnor, ENGLAND)
Beni (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
Black Math Horseman (Los Angeles, CA)
Black Spiders (Sheffield, ENGLAND)
Bombay Bicycle Club (London ENGLAND)
Braids (Montreal, CANADA)
Brandt Brauer Frick (Berlin, GERMANY)
Brother (Slough, ENGLAND)
The Cabriolets (Madrid, SPAIN)
Calder Quartet (Los Angeles, CA)
Candy Claws (Ft. Collins, CO)
Capsula (Bilbao, SPAIN)
Cast (Liverpool, ENGLAND)
Chapel Club (London ENGLAND)
Chico Trujillo (Quilpue, CHILE)
Chikita Violenta (Mexico City, MEXICO)
Clock Opera (London ENGLAND)
Cloud Nothings (Cleveland, OH)


Coliseum (Louisville, KY)
Coolrunnings (Knoxville, TN)
Dam Mantle (Glasgow, SCOTLAND)
Designer Drugs (New York, NY)
Doctor Krapula (Bogota, Colombia)
Dredg (San Francisco, CA)
Ebony Bones(London ENGLAND)
Ed Harcourt (London ENGLAND)
El Guincho (Barcelona, SPAIN)
El Hijo de La Cumbia (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA)
Erland & The Carnival (London ENGLAND)
Erykah Badu (Dallas, TX)
FM Belfast (Reykjavik, ICELAND)
Frankie and the Heartstrings (Sunderland, ENGLAND)
Fujiya & Miyagi (Brighton, ENGLAND)
Get People (London ENGLAND)
Giana Factory (Copenhagen, DENMARK)
Givers (Lafayette, LA)
Go Back To The Zoo (Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS)
Gypsyblood (Chicago, IL)
The Head and the Heart (Seattle, WA)
High Rankin (Brighton, ENGLAND)
The Holidays (Zetland, AUSTRALIA)
In Fear And Faith (San Diego, CA)
Iron Age (Austin, TX)
The Jezabels (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
John Vanderslice (San Francisco, CA)
Jon Fratelli (Glasgow, SCOTLAND)
Jonquil (Oxford, ENGLAND)
Kamp! (Lodz, POLAND)
Kids of 88 (Trenchtown NEW ZEALAND)
Klaxons (London ENGLAND)
L.Stadt (Podz, POLAND)
Le Butcherettes (Mexico City, MEXICO)
Lia Ices (New York, NY)
Liam Finn (Auckland, NEW ZEALAND)
Light Pollution (Chicago, IL)
Luyas, The (Montreal, CANADA)
The Main Street Gospel (Columbus, OH)
Marcus Foster (London ENGLAND)
Mark Eitzel (San Francisco, CA)
MSTRKRFT (Toronto CANADA)
Miami Horror (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)
Micachu and The Shapes (London ENGLAND)
Miss May I (Troy, CA)
Mujeres (Barcelona, SPAIN)
Mustard Pimp (Melun, FRANCE)
Naam (Brooklyn, NY)
The Naked and Famous (Auckland, NEW ZEALAND)
Nite Jewel (Los Angeles, CA)
Parts & Labor (Brooklyn, NY)
Plan B (London ENGLAND)
PS I Love You (Kingston, CANADA)
Pulled Apart By Horses (Leeds, ENGLAND)
Reset! (Milan, ITALY)
Rosie and Me (Curitiba, BRAZIL)
Scars On 45 (leeds, ENGLAND)
Schlachthofbronx (Munich GERMANY)
Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers (Brooklyn, NY)
Small Black (Brooklyn, NY)
Sol Pereyra (Cordoba, ARGENTINA)
Spleen United (Copenhagen, DENMARK)
Starfucker (Portland, OR)
Steve Mason (Fife, SCOTLAND)
Sun Airway (Philadelphia, PA)
Superlitio (Cali, COLOMBIA)
Suuns (Montreal, CANADA)
The Swiss (Adelaide, AUSTRALIA)
Tego Calderon (Carolina, PUERTO RICO)
Telekinesis (Seattle, WA)
Thiago Pethit (Sao Paulo, BRAZIL)
Those Dancing Days (Stockholm SWEDEN)
Tiê (Sao Paulo, BRAZIL)
Toro y Moi (Columbia, SC)
Veronica Falls (London ENGLAND)
Vicente Gayo (Mexico City, MEXICO)
The War on Drugs (Philadelphia, PA)
WhoMadeWho (Copenhagen, DENMARK)
Wild Flag (Portland, OR)
Wye Oak (Baltimore, MD)
Young Legionnaire (London, ENGLAND)
and Yuck (London ENGLAND)

  • http://www.forwardmusic.wordpress.com Robin

    Wow! That is an awesome line up! Too bad I won’t be able to go…

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  • http://stuffyouwillhate.com shawnyouwillhate

    thought miss may I was from dayton, ohio?

    maybe a different one.

    list is weak

  • notshawn

    um, “shawn,” this is just the *first* list. There will be many, many more bands eventually. Maybe you’re just upset that coldplay isn’t on the list…

  • bitte

    flamed him

  • jesse

    Haha. It seems every year people read the initial list and complain. Don’t worry everyone, only 1500 more bands to go. Some of them not announced till February.

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  • http://www.tigersthattalked.com Glenna

    Tigers That Talked have also been added to the bill!