4:30 pm // Banana Beat x Oakley acoustic set at Double Decker Bus
12:00 am // Official SXSW showcase at The Belmont
3:00 pm // Dub Frequency ‘Creme De La Creme’ at Malverde Lounge
Buzz Track: Runaround
Kings favorite G-Eazy just performed at Irving Plaza with ASAP Rocky on February 1st. G-Eazy’s Runaround video has received close to 500,000 views on YouTube.
Buzz Track: Walk Out On Me
Act As If, an indie/rock band from Los Angeles has become a Kings favorite. Check out the video for Walk Out on Me as well as the catchy indie pop track Oh My My. They landed on iTunes ‘New And Noteworthy’ and The Deli Magazine ‘LA Artist of the Month‘. The band has had several song placements on TV and licensed the song ‘About Saying and Meaning Goodbye’ to Apple for use in its Lion OS video. The band has three big shows coming up.
March 20th – The Living Room, NYC
March 21st – Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
April 17th – The Hotel Cafe, Los Angeles
SXSW pick: March 16th – RedGorilla at 10pm – the Rooftop Bar on 6th St.
Buzz Track: The Last Song
If you haven’t heard of singer-songwriter Tim Halperin, he has the #1 album on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts. Halperin also landed in the top 24 in last years American Idol and has shared the stage with Hot Chelle Ray, Cody Simpson, etc. For fans of The Fray, etc.
Buzz Track: Fairest One of All
The Spin Room is the stage name of American emo/indie/pop punk musician Nick Miley from Long Island, New York. The Spin Room recorded his debut EP “The Dream We Keep” with producer Rob Freeman (Cobra Starship, Hit the Lights) with several songs landing on shows such as E! Channel’s “Keeping up with Kardashians”, “Kourtney and Kim Take New York” and other shows on E!, MTV and VH1. PureVolume has picked The Spin Room as one of their Top Unsigned Bands of 2011. The Spin Room was also the 25th most played band on PureVolume in 2011. The song “Fairest One of All” is being featured on the popular online game “Super Crazy Guitar Maniac Deluxe 4” by Second Impact Games.
Buzz Track: Cherokee
Super Water Sympathy has become a Kings favorite after listening to Cherokee. It’s hard to pin down this Shreveport, Louisiana alternative rock act, but the music grows on you with each listen. The band has played over 75 shows, recorded a full-length original album (“Vesper Belle”), is featured on the new MTV series, “CAGED,” and is playing the 2012 Vans Warped Tour.
3/16/12 New York, NY – The Bowery Electric
4/6/12 Los Angeles, CA – Viper Room
**VANS WARPED TOUR**
7/05/12 St. Louis, MO
7/06/12 Detroit, MI
7/07/12 Chicago, IL
7/08/12 Minneapolis, MN
7/09/12 Kansas City, KS
7/10/12 Indianapolis, IN
7/11/12 Cleveland, OH
7/12/12 Pittsburgh, PA
7/13/12 Toronto, ON (Canada)
7/14/12 Montreal, QC (Canada)
7/15/12 Hartford, CT
7/17/12 Buffalo, NY
7/18/12 Scranton, PA