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Electric Eel Shock, Vampillia and More Japanese Bands Confirmed For SXSW 2012

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Electric Eel Shock

Electric Eel Shock is one of five Japanese bands currently confirmed for SXSW 2012.

A wintry snap of crisp air holds Austin, Texas in its grasp for now. But in the hearts and on the lips of her citizens, and those already scheming to visit to her, one spring break promise lingers: South By Southwest.

For the three of you that have been hibernating on some secluded spit of pop culture wasteland, South By Southwest (SXSW) is a collection of conferences held in Austin, Texas each year. SXSW Film is pretty self-explanatory; think Cannes with BBQ. SXSW Interactive is for budding multimedia professionals and folks who are plugged in enough to openly discuss things like “web standards.” We will be occupying ourselves primarily with SXSW Music and the ginormous list of bands currently on board to pack into every inch of performance space in Austin, Texas from March 13-18.

Of the hundreds of bands listed, a precious five of them hail from Japan (so far). They are…
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  • http://jrockexplosion.net Andrew

    NOKIES! http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16983
    ZZZ's http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15588

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