My favorite new artists from SXSW 2013
If you like the Cults, you’ll like Guards. Guards frontman Richie James Follin is brother to Cults’ frontwoman Madeline Follin. While both bands have a similar foundation, Guards’ music is more stripped down and raw than that of the Cults and what you’re left with is an edgy modern 60’s pop sound. Their show, even in the middle of the day, is intensely earnest, even in it’s cool calculated transcendence.
Previously in my SXSW wrap-up: