Call For Submissions: Are You An Artist Who is Not Going to SXSW?

As a kind of counter-programming to SXSW, Visitation Rites contributor Max Burke is putting together a series of features on artists who WILL NOT be attending the festival this year. He will be publishing the round-ups from Brooklyn over the duration of the Austin event, and is extending an open invitation to anyone who might be interested in submitting their work:

The entire music internet is about to descend on Austin for the next week. The hive mind/snowball effect of South by Southwest has become increasingly overheated in recent years, resulting in a non-stop slurry of hyperbolic tweets, “I was there!” Instagram posts and empty threats of hype, hype and more hype. As an antidote, for the next week or so I will be taking open submissions of bands and labels that are not participating in SXSW. Please send single tracks and videos with relevant background links to:maxfisherburke@gmail.com . I can’t guarantee that all submissions will be written up, but I will make a good faith effort to listen to all of them with open ears.

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  1. […] a tiny sliver of the musical diversity in the borough and NYC at large. For this round of bands not participating in SXSW, I’ve chosen a number of under-exposed New York […]

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