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Submit to play during SXSW! - Music Tech Mashup Party!

Deli readers who play in bands,

The Deli has reserved 3 showcase slots at Music Tech Mashup during SXSW, a party which will take place at Rusty Spurs in Austin, TX on 7th St. on March 17. Rusty Spurs features 3 stages with an 800 person capacity in the middle of it all and is an official SXSW venue. During the Austin based festival it will host shows by heavy hitters like Echo and the Bunnymen, Vega (Neon Light side project) and Semi Precious Weapons (recently on tour with Lady Gaga) amongst others.

To apply to play this SXSW show all you need to do is fill in this form HERE and click on the confirmation email you'll receive (this will simply add you to our mailing list and enter your band in our fabulous charts organized by genre and region - one day we'll also create band profiles!). 3 artists will be selected by the organizers (one of them will be a local Austin, TX artist). Any band that is available to travel to Austin is eligible.


Submission deadeline is Monday 02.22 at 11.59 pm.

Music Tech Mashup Showcase (hosted by Coast to Coast Models & Events and presented by GreenShoeLace.com, HunnyPot and The Deli) will celebrate the convergence of music and technology and the opportunities it presents for everyone involved just as SXSW itself switches gears from Interactive Week to Music Week. This is a list of some of the artists already booked: Jada - Universal Motown Records (Boston, MA) - Bamboo Shoots - Epic Records (New York) - Shinobi Ninja - (Brooklyn, NY) - McAlister Drive - (Boston, MA) - Odd Modern - (Los Angeles, CA) - Keys and Crates (Toronto, Canada) - Curtis Santiago (Toronto, Canada) - Keith Masters (Chicago, IL) - FutureCop! (UK) - Mark Foster (Los Angles, CA).

The Deli's Staff

IMPORTANT P.S. The Deli will not select the bands for this event so please don't email Paolo trying to "schmooze".


Forward to the past: Oak and Alexander live at Cameo on March 3

Xeno and Oaklander placed 44th in our Year End Best of NYC 2009 Poll. The band brings back to life austere Kraut Rock atmospheres that became extremely trendy in the late 80s early 90s (think Depeche Mode and Eurhythmics). These guys are getting quite a lot of attention lately, we recommend you don't miss their show at Cameo on March 3rd.


Earl Greyhound is back with a new album

Earl Greyhound is one of the few NYC bands that can truly recreate the authentic Rock'n'Roll vibe of the first hard rock of the late 60s early 70s (think Jimi Hendrix's intensity and Led Zeppelin's power with the added bonus of a mind blowing female bass player). The band - that has been on The Deli's radar for quite awhile now - is back with a new album after about 3 years of discographic silence. The sophomore release, titled Suspicious Package, will be out in April on Hawk Race Records - you can hear some tracks from it here. These guys have badass rock attitude flowing in their veins - their set must be must be witnessed live. Don't miss their next live show in NYC.


Glass Ghost

Lissy Trullie
The Antlers

NYC Indie Radios

Is The Dig the next big NYC thing? Live with The Editors, Terminal 5, 02.19

The Dig is a band with enormous potential. They write good, catchy indie-pop songs with Beatles references (but punchier). They are excellent young performers and (as far as an Italian dude like me can tell) pretty cute guys - bah, let's just say that some girls will find them attractive... The band will open for The Editors on 02.19 at Terminal 5 and tour the US with the same British band and then with Portugal The Man in the following weeks. They were The Deli's Artist of the Month some time in 2008, they played one of our showcases just about one year ago, AND they also placed 14th in our Best of NYC 2009 Poll for emerging bands - which triggers a well deserved "WE TOLD YOU THEY'RE GOOD, WHY DIDN'T YOU BELIEVE US?!?". So... we really hope that the release of their new CD "Electric Toys" on April 27 will mark the beginning of this band's rise to stardom.


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