#20 – May 2009

Posted in Issues, Magazine, SXSW
By Sam Bathe on 21 Apr 2009

In terms of reputation for showcasing the world’s most promising musical talents, there is no festival more renowned than SXSW. Every year providing a launch platform tomorrow’s next big things, the largely industry only event attracts a heap of big names to headline alongside the many promising new talents, with almost every band you’ll be listening over the next 12 months putting in time on stage.

This issue is a SXSW special, picking out the breakthrough performances of this year’s festival, along with those hyped for greatness that fall back on their potential.

You can read the issue above, or download it here.

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