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SXSW 2013 Music Preview

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Clockwise from upper left: Shakey Graves, Skewby, Hannah Georgas, Hiatus Kaiyote, Air Review, K-X-P

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It's that time of year again! All Songs Considered is headed on another musical trek to Austin for this year's South By Southwest festival. Before hitting the road we listened to songs from more than a thousand bands scheduled to play the festival, in search of some great new discoveries. On this edition of the show hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton, NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson and NPR Music critic Ann Powers come together to share some of what they found, and talk about the bands they're most excited to see.

For more coverage of the festival, head over to our SXSW hub for a complete list of events, including a live broadcast schedule for our showcase with Nick Cave and Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the SXSW keynote with Dave Grohl. And don't forget to download the complete Austin 100 mix of what we can't wait to discover on stage this year. You can also follow our coverage on Twitter: @allsongs and @nprmusic.

SXSW 2013 Music Preview

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I Know It (I Feel It, Too)

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The Soil & The Sun

  • Song: I Know It (I Feel It, Too)
  • from What Wonder Is This Universe!

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Roll The Bones (Unlucky Skin)

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Shakey Graves

  • Song: Roll The Bones (Unlucky Skin)
  • from Roll The Bones

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Spring Break Of The Soul

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Bill Baird

  • Song: Spring Break Of The Soul
  • from Spring Break Of The Soul

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Is It Alright

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Mikal Cronin

  • Song: Is It Alright

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You're A Animal

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Jonathan Boulet

  • Song: You're A Animal
  • from We Keep The Beat Found The Sound See The Need Start The Heart

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Cómo Puedes Vivir Contigo Mismo

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Alex Andwandter

  • Song: Cómo Puedes Vivir Contigo Mismo
  • from Rebeldes

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Melody

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K-X-P

  • Song: Melody
  • from II

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Harlem

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New Politics

  • Song: Harlem
  • from Harlem

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Ode To Mom

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Hannah Georgas

  • Song: Ode To Mom

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Go Figure

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Skewby

  • Song: Go Figure
  • from Humble Pie EP

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Your Apparition Stays With Me Still

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Dreamend

  • Song: Your Apparition Stays With Me Still
  • from So I Ate Myself, Bite by Bite, and the Tears Washed Me, Wave After Cowardly Wave

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Sore Tummy

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PAWS

  • Song: Sore Tummy
  • from Cokefloat!

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America's Son

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Air Review

  • Song: America's Son
  • from Low Wishes

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Nakamarra

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Hiatus Kaiyote

  • Song: Nakamarra
  • from Tawk Tomahawk

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Letters From Damascus

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Fetsum

  • Song: Letters From Damascus
  • from The Colors Of Hope

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Let's Go Home

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Carousel

  • Song: Let's Go Home
  • from Let's Go Home

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Ghosts

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ON AN ON

  • Song: Ghosts
  • from Give In

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Noble Heart

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PHOX

  • Song: Noble Heart
  • from Confetti

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Boy Got It Bad

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KaiL Baxley

  • Song: Boy Got It Bad
  • from Heatstroke EP

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Shake Shake Shake

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Bronze Radio Return

  • Song: Shake Shake Shake
  • from Shake Shake Shake

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