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The Deli's SXSW Issue 2014 is online!

Read it digitally here.

P.S. 10k free copies of this issue hit the street of Austin during SXSW Music week!

   

CUSSES rock EXIT/IN with The Katies on 01.19

Still filling out your 2019 calendar with all of the shows you want to see? Don't miss this bill at EXIT/IN on January 19th which includes Tennessee rock legends The Katies and ruthless rock trio CUSSES. Savannah-born and now Nashville-based CUSSES released their album Golden Rat earlier this year, having regrouped to take advantage of an opening slot for Bon Jovi. The new album unleashes some of the most fiery rock to come out of the Nashville scene this year, with tracks like "Pop Racer" pummeling your eardrums with its relentless beat and Angel Bond's piercing vocals. The Katies, who will open for CUSSES, also recently just reformed; their album White Light covers their personal struggles during their almost two-decade hiatus, such as substance abuse, relationships, and loss. Don't miss these two bands performing at the EXIT/IN on January 19th; you'll want their fire in your bones to kickstart your year. Take a listen to CUSSES' "Pop Racer", their single from Golden Rat, below. - Will Sisskind

   

"Best of Nashville" winners Sad Baxter play Drkmttr Collective on 01.13

It's the holidays, which means the release calendar has wound down and any shows you might want to see have something to do with either Christmas cheer or the bombastic observation of another passing year. That doesn't mean you shouldn't start filling your calendar with shows to see in 2019, though. Sludge pop masters Deezy and Alex of Sad Baxter will play Drkmttr Collective on January 13th, bringing their grunge-tinged sound to the all-ages DIY venue. Their latest EP So Happy showed up on Bandcamp's Best Albums of 2018 list, along releases by The Beths, Car Seat Headrest, Camp Cope, and Let's Eat Grandma. Plus, Nashville Scene handed Sad Baxter the Best Band of 2018 Award. Regardless of their winnings, Sad Baxter will play you their heavy tracks with the usual angst live at Drkmttr Collective on January 13th, so head down there and ring in -- belatedly -- a new year with them. Take a listen to So Happy below. - Will Sisskind

   

The Vegabonds play The Basement East 12.22 ahead of album release

The Vegabonds have a new album slated for early 2019, and they're hitting the road in support of it; the Alabama-born Southern rockers will play The Basement East on December 22nd. With four albums under their belt, the Vegabonds have taken time to craft their infectious Americana sound, rising from the Southeastern college circuit to headlining their own shows and opening for groups like Lynyrd Skynyrd. Their upcoming fifth album, titled V, showcases the latest iteration of their sound with tracks blending folk, country, rock & roll, and pop hooks, as well as the catchy wordsmithing of songwriter Daniel Allen. Fans of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, the Allman Brothers, or Springsteen will rave about V, which comes out on January 18. You can listen to the first single "I Ain't Having It" below. - Will Sisskind

   

Team Wild releases Volume 1 of project "The American Diary"

One of the best parts of Nashville's indie scene -- as is the case with scenes all around the country -- is that talent comes from far and wide to make their art. In doing so, they both blend into the American cultural landscape and stand out in it. Team Wild are one such example of this talent; their frontwoman, Amelie D. Noordzee, moved from Paris to Nashville in 2016, just as America was undergoing one of its biggest political shakeups in modern times. Noordzee made her anxieties known in the form of her debut album Clear Eyes / Full Hearts / Can’t Lose. Now, two years later, she returns with Team Wild to release her EP The American Diary / Vol. 1, a collection of thoughts put into song over her two years of living in the States. At times dissonant and dark, and at others bright and punchy, the three tracks on this first volume of The American Diary show a songwriter using all elements of music to spell out her emotions and observations about the current state of not just the nation, but the whole world. Take a listen for yourself below. - Will Sisskind