Vancouver Sleep Clinic: Flaws

Our week in music looks to some of the standout artists seen at this year's SXSW festival

Australia’s 17-year-old Tim Bettinson, the sole talent behind Vancouver Sleep Clinic, offers a stunning addition to the world of electronic folk with his latest track “Flaws.” There’s the ethereal soundscape and falsetto vocals that we’ve come to expect from the likes of Bon Iver and Sigur Ros, but with added soul and his unique brand of electronic intrigue. The exquisite track, layered and soothing, with …

RAC: Tear You Down feat. Alex Ebert

Our week in music looks to some of the standout artists seen at this year's SXSW festival

SoundCloud hosted their first official SXSW showcase this year, and the lineup included a stellar mix of emerging and established artists. One falling somewhere in the middle is André Allen Anjos, better known as the main remix master behind the former collective RAC. The Portland-based Portuguese artist and producer has taken a pause from putting his distinct touch on music from his peers and is …

La Femme: Amour Dans Le Motu

Our week in music looks to some of the standout artists seen at this year's SXSW festival

Armed with their 2013 debut album named Psycho Tropical Berlin, La Femme are hitting North America and shaking things up, including performances at SXSW. And within the first 10 seconds of their song “Amour Dans Le Motu,” we were hooked. There isn’t a traditional verse-chorus-bridge structure going on, just some jams that blend Arcade Fire with Stereolab and bit of cold futuristic surf rock (showing …