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Crush Artists @ SXSW 2015

Big Data, Butch Walker, MAX & Wavves
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MTV Woodies Honor Fall Out Boy


This year Crush Music artists Big Data, Butch Walker, MAX and Wavves will all head to Austin for this year's SXSW festival. Fall Out Boy will also be in town to be honored as the first ever inductees in the mtvU Woodie Awards' Hall of Wood. The ceremony will be streamed live from SXSW.
 

SXSW Schedule


Wednesday, March 18th
10pm Big Data @ The Parish (KCRW Official Showcase)

Thursday, March 19th
4:30pm Big Data @ Spotify House (Spotify Showcase)
5:00pm Wavves @ Gypsy Lounge (Thrasher Death Match Party)
9:00pm Butch Walker @ Willie Nelson (Heartbreaker Banquet)
10:00pm Big Data @ ACL Live (101X Official Showcase)
12:00am Wavves @ Emo’s (SXSW Spotlight Showcase)
12:00am Butch Walker @ Red 7 (Dangerbird Party)

Friday, March 20th
2:45pm Big Data @ Whole Foods (QC Southwest Invasion)
6:00pm Big Data @ Waterloo Records (Waterloo Day Parties)
8:00pm Fall Out Boy @ mtvU Woodies
8:00pm Big Data @ mtvU Woodies (nominee)
9:30pm Max @ Coppertank Events Center (YouTube Showcase)
10:45pm Spirit Club (mems of Wavves) @ Cheer Up Charlies (Shout It Out Loud Official Showcase)

Saturday, March 21st
12:30pm Big Data @ Stubb's BBQ (Rachael Ray's Feedback)
4:00pm Big Data @ Cedar St Courtyard (FLOODFest)
10:00pm Big Data @ The Gatsby (Pandora Discovery Den)

BIG DATA

Singles: "Dangerous" and "The Business of Emotion (feat. White Sea)"

Big Data is the paranoid electronic pop project of Harvard grad Alan Wilkis. His smash hit single, "Dangerous (feat. Joywave)," spent 44 weeks straight as one of the longest charting songs at Modern Rock in 2014 and is about to be certified RIAA Gold. The track rocketed up to #1 on the Alternative chart at Billboard and has amassed tens of millions of plays at Spotify and YouTube. Big Data made their television debut playing "Dangerous" on Late Night with Seth Meyers and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment Weekly, named one of Rolling Stone's "10 New Artists You Need to Know" and picked for USA Today's "On the Verge" spotlight. The band's new album, 2.0, comes out March 23rd and features a wide variety of guest spots from Rivers Cuomo (Weezer), Twin Shadow, White Sea, Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), Dylan Rau (Bear Hands), Jamie Lidell, and Kimbra.

BUTCH WALKER

Singles: "Chrissie Hynde" and "Bed on Fire"

Butch Walker's latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, debuted at #1 on the Top New Artists chart when it was released last month on Dangerbird Records. Butch is a prolific recording artist & producer who has worked with the likes of everyone from Taylor Swift to Weezer to Katy Perry. For Afraid of Ghosts, Butch teamed up with fellow GRAMMY nominee Ryan Adams at Adams' PAX AM Studios in LA along with friends & special guests Johnny Depp and Bob Mould. He will head out on a headlining tour this spring following a successful run with Adams last fall.

FALL OUT BOY

Singles: "
Centuries" and "Uma Thurman"

Fall Out Boy is a GRAMMY-­nominated, multi­-platinum selling rock band from Chicago. The band's sixth studio album, Amercian Beauty/American Psycho (Island Records/DCD2) debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 in January, marking the band’s third #1 album (peaked at #1 on iTunes in 22 countries) and further cementing the group’s position as one of rock music’s biggest-selling acts. The record’s first single “Centuries” was certified platinum and served as the theme for the first ever College Football Championship on January 12. The song is now Top 15 on the Pop charts after going Top 10 at Modern Rock and has been streamed more than 60 million times between YouTube and Spotify alone. The band most recently performed the track at the 41st Annual People’s Choice Awards. Prior to American Beauty/American Psycho’s release, tracks “Irresistible” and “Uma Thurman” went straight to #1 on iTunes – “The Kids Aren’t Alright,” and “American Beauty/American Psycho” also both hit the iTunes Top 10.

MAX

Singles: "Puppeteer" and "Mug Shot"

YouTube Music Award-nominee MAX is a New York City-born pop-soul singer, actor & dancer. Following in the footsteps of pop moguls Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars, MAX's powerful acrobatic tenor commands attention. He recently toured with Hoodie Allen and his song "Mug Shot" was featured in the Veronica Mars film, soundtrack and in the wide release theatrical trailer. MAX will also star as Van Dyke Parks in the upcoming Beach Boys biopic "Love & Mercy." The film, directed by Bill Pohlad, will premiere at this year's SXSW Film Festival and also stars John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti. MAX's devoted fanbase and original voice has given him an incredibly strong social media presence with over 1 million followers on YouTube, 350,000 followers on Twitter and over 850,000 likes on Facebook.

WAVVES

Singles: "King of the Beach" and "Demon To Lean On"

Wavves is an American noise pop/surf punk band based in San Diego, California. Wavves started in 2008 as the recording project of Nathan Williams. The current line up includes Alex Gates, Stephen Pope and Brian Hill. The band has released four albums, spawned two side projects (Sweet Valley, Spirit Club), created a record label (Ghost Ramp) and become critical darlings & Twitter troublemakers over the last seven years. Wavves' music has been featured in Grand Theft Auto V, on MTV and on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.- Read the full story at UnRatedMagazine.com

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