UPDATE (MARCH 6, 2020): The 2020 SXSW Festival has been cancelled due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus.

The annual South By Southwest Festival is just around the corner, and -- per tradition -- King Baby Duck has the ultimate guide to the sixteen seventeen artists from Japan that will be performing at the event (as well as one duo from a certain Shinichiro Watanabe-directed anime)! Plus get all of the info for this year's annual Japan Nite tour, which is celebrating one hell of a milestone!

PLAYLIST (with album/single links):

  1. Uchikubi Gokumon-Doukoukai - TAVEMONO NO URAMI (from the Madamada Shinmai EP)
  2. the fin. - Gravity (from the album Wash Away)
  3. Dos Monos - Clean Ya Nerves (Cleopatra) (from the album Dos City)
  4. yonawo - Mademoiselle (digital single)
  5. Haru Nemuri - NARASHITE (from the album Haru to Shura)
  6. eX-Girl - The Crown of Dr. Keroninstein (vinyl single)
  7. Sen Morimoto - People Watching (from the album Cannonball!)
  8. Ningen Isu - Heartless Scat (from the album Shin Seinen)
  9. Nai Br.XX & Celeina Ann - Beautiful Breakdown (from the soundtrack Carole & Tuesday Vocal Collection Vol. 2)
  10. Otoboke Beaver - yobantoite mojo (digital single)
  11. Wez Atlas - IDK (digital single)
  12. THE TOMBOYS - Vilgilia (from the NOW'N'RUN EP)
  13. CVLTE - Falling Apart (digital single)
  14. SULLIVAN's FUN CLUB - PINK YELLOW BLUEZ (digital single)
  15. MIRRROR - never fall in love (from the what it was EP)
  16. TRI4TH - BANDWAGON (from the album jack-in-the-box)
  17. KYUSO NEKOKAMI - DQN Naritai, 40-Dai de Shinitai (from the album 10-Dai de Dashitakatta)
  18. ChihiroYamazaki+ROUTE14band - Ready for the Party (from the Ain’t No Distance EP)

Ready to party Austin-styled, it's No Borders No Race: The SXSW 2020 Special!

Opening theme: "The S.S. Shitstorm" by the_Stampede (from the album A Marvel of Idiocy)

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 CDJapan.co.jp, YesAsiaAmazon.com, Apple Music, the bands' official websites & Bandcamps, and your local record stores.

Promotional consideration for tracks one, six, twelve, sixteen, and seventeen made by Audrey Kimura of the Benten Label.

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