SXSW success story and Music Fest favorites Austra return to the festival this March, debuting new songs from their eagerly-awaited forthcoming sophomore release, which is expected later this year.
The band will be performing at the Moog/Switched On showcase on Saturday, March 16th at Elysium, alongside fellow synth enthusiasts Xeno & Oaklander, The Soft Moon, S U R V I V E, Ssleeperhold and Kontravoid. They are also the first artist announced to be playing the BrooklynVegan Official SXSW Day Parties, more details to be announced.
Following their 2011 SXSW appearance, Austra released their wildly successful debut LP, Feel It Break (Domino), have toured the globe non-stop (most recently with The xx), and were shortlisted for the 2011 Polaris Prize.
Watch the band perform live at SXSW 2011 below.