The Austin 100: Angie McMahon Recommended if you like St. Vincent and Fiona Apple.

The Austin 100: Angie McMahon

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Angie McMahon will perform at SXSW 2019.
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Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

Genre: Rock

Why We're Excited: There's a low, gritty, bluesy rumble to Angie McMahon's dramatic, poppy rock and roll — at times, she sounds like a one-woman reincarnation of Fleetwood Mac, which is a pretty lofty goal to set for yourself. In "Keeping Time," McMahon has fun with sweeping shifts in volume, seemingly fading out until she hits a rousing chorus and unleashes a whoop worthy of her classic pop-rock forebears. At that point, the windswept drama of it all seems to transport her to another era entirely.

Stream Angie McMahon's "Keeping Time"