Big Hassle Media Bands At SXSW – Lissy Trullie, Brendan Benson, Slow Club, Now, Now, Tristen, and more

By on February 18, 2012

SLOW CLUB – London, UK

“Where I’m Waking” – Watch
“Two Cousins” – Watch
New Album Paradise Out Now

“the duo has evolved from being among the best of an indie pop field overcrowded with cutesy duos to carving out a distinct niche for itself that opens up further opportunities for creative growth.” -Pitchfork
“These folk-punk mystics bring fairy-dusted heat in dangerous quantities.”
– Rolling Stone “Band to Watch”

THE MINUTES – Dublin, Ireland

“Black Keys” – Listen / Watch
“Secret History” – Listen
Debut EP out Feb 14th

“A Dublin three-piece, what they do is so unreconstructed and unrefined they make Black Sabbath sound like the White Stripes. No, that doesn’t quite work. No, they sound like Black Sabbath doing the White Stripes” –The Guadrian


“Madeleine” – Listen
“It’s Only You, Isn’t It” – Listen
New Album Lissy Trullie Out April 10th

“Lissy Trullie is destined to be a classic.” – Bust

“Lissy Trullie is every indie kid’s dream. With her ethereal vocals and fondness for new-wave drum sounds, it’s no surprise that Trullie’s debut EP garnered critical acclaim across the board. Her follow-up, simply titled Lissy Trullie (Downtown), will only build on this, evidenced by album opener ‘Madeleine.'” –Magnet Magazine

NOW, NOW – Minneapolis, MN

“Dead Oaks” – Listen // “School Friends” –Listen
New Album Threads Out March 6th

“infectious guitar riffs, singalong choruses, and the kind of unguarded vulnerability that comes straight from true life experience”
– Nylon

Download Of The Day – Rolling Stone


“Bad For Me” –Listen
New Album What Kind of World out April 24th

“Benson is a beacon of original songwriting, brilliant musicianship and sharp lyrics.” – BBC


“Die Trying” – Listen
New Album Canary In A Coal Mine Out February 28th

Song Premier” – American Songwriter

“The Wisconsin troubadour has a penchant for playfulness when it comes to her music; however, when she gets serious, few craft a better folk song.”- The Huffington Post

TRISTEN – Nashville, TN

“Baby Drugs”-Listen / Watch
“Eager For Your Love” –Listen
New Album Charlatans At The Garden Gate Out Now!

“Pop hooks and pure inspiration” – NPR
#1 Local Album of 2011 – Nashville Scene
Top 50 Albums of 2011 – American Songwriter

YOUNG HINES – Nashville, TN

“Rainy Day” – Listen
New Album Give Me My Change Out April 10th

“Give Me My Change is brimming with vintage keyboard sounds and a wonderful, warm production.” – American Songwriter

“Bit Into A Peach” – Listen – Private pls Don’t Share
“Open The Other Eye” – Listen
New EP Parallel out March 20th
on Gillian Welch’s Acony Records

“They separate themselves from L.A.’s soft-rock heap by virtue of Morgan Nagler’s acute lyrics and heartsick vocals.” – Spin

“arch simplicity, angst-free acoustic poetics, home-spun urban sweetness, and melodies that start spinning in the head and never stop.” – Filter


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.