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SXSW 2009 Discovery: Anya Marina

So, you really don’t need this insignificant blog to tell you how amazing SXSW was last week. Go read that elsewhere. Instead, I’m gonna run down some new artists I discovered while we were there:


We stumbled upon this beautiful-voiced songstress early Friday afternoon at the Filter Magazine’s showcase while waiting for Idle Warship to perform and searching for free BBQ & beer (everything at SXSW is pretty much free, if you know where to go).

DOWNLOAD: Anya Marina – “Two Left Feet”
From Slow And Steady Seduction: Phase II (Chop Shop, 2009)

I’m a sucker for female chanteuses with whispery child-like voices (a la Lykke Li and Golda Supernova). However, what sealed the deal was when she sung a cover of T.I.’s “Whatever You Like”:

For more info on Anya Marina:


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