It's that time of year again, and the King has made a very special mix of some of the artists to check out at this year's SXSW Festival!

King Baby Duck brings you the best and new artists from Japan, Korea, the UK, and America that will be featured at this year's event in Austin, Texas. Check out this year's playlist below to see what tasty musical goodness he has in store for you this year:

  1. SuiseiNoboAz - Ask For Tiger (from the albumĀ THE(OVERUSED)END OF THE WORLD and I MISS YOU MUH-FUH)
  2. Four Minutes Til Midnight - Cold Lonely Train (official Facebook page)
  3. The Thermals - I Don't Believe You (from the album Personal Life)
  4. Teen Runnings - Make It Better (official Bandcamp page)
  5. Mellow Bravo - Love Hammer (from the album Mellow Bravo)
  6. The Suzan - Ha Ha Ha (from the albumĀ Golden Week For The Poco Poco Beat)
  7. The Geeks - Every Time We Fall (from the album Every Time We Fall)
  8. Crossfaith - Monolith (from the EP Zion)
  9. Frank Turner - I Still Believe (from the album England Keep My Bones)
  10. LITE - bond (from the EP past, present, future)
  11. Goonamguayeoridingstella - Korean Language (from the album We Are Pure)
  12. the mornings - mad cheergirl (from the album Save The Mornings!)
  13. Yi Sung Yol - Secret (from the album Secret)
  14. Pirates Canoe - Someday (from the album Sailing Home)
  15. Skinny Lister - Colours (from the album Forge & Flagon)


Check the official Japan Nite Tour website for tour dates and venues, and for more info on the non-Japanese acts be sure to visit the official South By Southwest Festival page.

The Boston Bastard Brigade kindly encourages you to support these artists, and buy their songs/album. You can find the majority of these releases on JapanFiles,,, iTunes, the bands' official websites and (in some cases) at your local record stores.

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