The Austin 100: Josin Recommended if you like Vagabon, Villagers and Julien Baker.

The Austin 100: Josin

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Josin will be performing at SXSW 2019.
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Hometown: Freiburg, Germany

Genre: Rock

Why We're Excited: German singer, producer and composer Josin (a.k.a. Arabella Rauch) is the daughter of opera singers, and her song "In the Blank Space" meets somewhere between a dreamy neo-classical excursion and the sparer, more haunting side of Radiohead or Sigur Rós. Her arrangements are lovely, mixing softly burbling synths with strings and effects, but what makes "In the Blank Space" truly great is Josin's voice, which soars atop the mix with radiant clarity.

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