Do512 Weekly Survey – What 5 Bands Are You Most Excited For This SXSW 2009?

This week’s survey question should come as no surprise…Do512 wants to know which 5 bands you are most excited to see this SXSW ’09. Not sure which bands are your favorites yet? Don’t you worry, Do512 has just the solution for you. Our SXSW 2009 Band List, shocking! You can check out each and every band playing, listen to their tunes, watch videos, read reviews from trusty media sources and blogs, and then add those bands right into your schedule.

As always, one random winner will be chosen to win a free pair of tickets to any show of their choice.  So let’s hear it people, what are the 5 bands you are most excited to see this SXSW?


February 24, 2009. Uncategorized.


  1. Amelia replied:

    The Hold Steady, Akron/Family, Katy Perry, Andrew Bird, Sage Francis. Too excited!

  2. Ginger replied:

    PORCELAIN!!!! Can’t wait for them to come back to Austin!!!!!!!

  3. Dave Allen replied:

    Ume – no contest.

  4. Jonathan Carlson replied:

    I have been waiting to see the following for quite some time. Good looking out SxSW!!

    1. Pete Rock
    2. Pete Philly & Perquisite
    3. Brother Ali
    4. Westbound Train
    5. Dead Prez


  5. Fernando replied:

    Holy Ghost!
    Kissy Sell Out
    Don Rimini
    The Golden Filter

  6. Joe replied:


  7. Annabella replied:

    Andrew Bird, Dead Prez, The Hold Steady, Lucero, Devo!!

  8. Anonymous replied:

    1. Au Revoir Simone
    2. Choo Choo
    3. Arts The Beatdoctor
    4. Cut Off Your Hands
    5. Camera Obscura

  9. Paulito replied:

    1. Pilar Diaz with Maneja Beto as her “band.”
    2. Nacho Vegas from Spain.
    3. Babaluca.
    4. Wait.Think.Fast.
    5. Ximena/Natalila Lafourcade/Ceci Bastida

  10. Andrew replied:

    Blank Dogs
    Nite Jewel

  11. Pete K. replied:

    1. HEALTH
    2. Ume
    3. Dead Confederate
    4. Andrew Bird
    5. Beach House

  12. Carla Young replied:

    1. Longview – AMAZING!
    2. Anberlin
    3. Franki Chan
    4. The Airborne Toxic Event
    5. Allison

  13. Vanessa replied:


    1. Cursive
    2. Eyedea & Abilities
    3. Lucero
    4. Beach House
    5. Black Lips

  14. Leslie replied:

    Dirty Projectors, Hold Steady, Tinted Windows, Dredj, and Blitzen Trapper

  15. Laurie replied:

    (please tell me the idiots who can’t follow directions don’t get in the drawing)

    Katy Perry
    Jon la Joie
    The Knux
    Kid Cudi

  16. Navdo replied:

    1. Yearbook Pictures (Ben Pringle -The Rentals / Nerf Herder new project)

    2. Tricky

    3. Jesus aka The Son of GOD

  17. justin replied:

    Janes Addiction

  18. Rob replied:

    Juliette & the Romantiques
    Natalia Lafourcade
    Solange Knowles
    The Crystal Method
    Head Automatica!

    -Definitely a good lineup! I’m hoping they don’t conflict with one another though!

  19. Covert Curiosity replied:

    Black Joe Lewis
    Dead Confederate


    Simian Mobile Disco
    Dead Prez
    Cadence Weapon


    The Black Angels w/Roky Erickson

    and on and on…

  20. A.D. replied:

    so hard to narrow down, but here are the top 5 for today!
    The Airborne Toxic Event
    Rocco Deluca
    The Chesterfield Kings

  21. Kerby replied:

    Ida Maria
    PJ Harvey
    Melissa Auf Der Maur
    the Ettes
    Echo and the Bunnymen

  22. Mary replied:

    1. Department of Eagles
    2. the Antlers
    3. Women
    4. Asobi Seksu
    5. Grizzly Bear

  23. Jennifer replied:

    Pete and The Pirates, Eugene McGuinness, The Cynics, The Urges, Scissors For Lefty

  24. Danielle Feinstein replied:

    Third Eye Blind
    Ben Harper
    Manchester Orchestra
    The Decemberists


  25. Ryan C replied:

    The Boxing Lesson
    The Steps
    Dead Confederate
    Wax Fang
    Echo & the Bunnymen
    and a ton of other bands

  26. do512 replied:

    1. Asteroids Galaxy Tour
    2. Metallica
    3. Dead Confederate
    4. BM LINX
    5. BLue Scholars
    (fortunately all but 1 of these will be at the Big One)

  27. Ubu replied:

    PJ Harvey
    Future of the Left
    The New York Dolls
    The Sonics

  28. frank replied:

    Evaporators, Sonics, Future Virgins, Devo, Thermals

  29. jeanet replied:

    Mostly local/American bands because they don’t make it over to Amsterdam often (or ever) and I’ve seen most of the European bands before.

    1. Ian Moore
    2. Black angels (eventhough they did play in Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago)
    3. Department of eagles
    4. Okkervil river
    5. Danny Malone

    and we’ll probably go over to Auditorium Shores to see the Cold war kids again.

  30. Amy Van replied:

    1. CKy
    2. The Proclaimers
    3. Manchester Orchestra
    4. Luke Doucet
    5. Pendulum

  31. LT replied:

    The Decemberists; HoneyHoney; Peter, Bjorn & John; Katy Perry; and of course Explosions in the Sky!!!

  32. Valerie replied:

    I would love to see…

    1. Cheeky Cheeky and the Nosebleeds (recently changed their name to The Cheek)
    2. Crystal Stilts
    3. Cut Off Your Hands
    4. Dananananaykroyd
    5. P B & J (I’ve seen them once, but would love to see them again!)

    SXSW Rocks ! I love that bands from other countries make this trip to Texas ! I am so lucky to live in Austin.

  33. April Riggs replied:

    1. Primal Scream
    2. The Rapture
    3. Marco Benevento Trio
    4. Echo & the Bunnymen
    5. Perry Farrell/Janes Addiction

    WORK IT!

  34. gerard kent replied:

    this is the it music girlKatie Costello, from los angeles thats the everbody already on the east coast, west coast knows about that everbody else wants to see live this year Sat, March 21

    MPress Records

    12:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Soho Lounge (217 E. 6th St.)
    Join MPress Records for an afternoon of free cocktails, free food and amazing music! Performances by Katie Costello,

  35. sxsw replied:

    Friendly Fires
    Passion Pit
    Late of the Pier

  36. alison replied:

    Department of Eagles
    Ra Ra Riot
    M. Ward
    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
    School of Seven Bells

    Plus a ton of others. (Blind Pilot, Silversun Pickups, Rural Alberta Advantage, Thao, Mirah, on and on…..sorry, I know it’s only 5, but I couldn’t resist) It is great to live in Austin in general, but, especially during sxsw.

  37. toddc2001 replied:

    White Lies
    The Soft Pack
    The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
    Ringo Deathstarr
    Ida Maria

  38. Bob Hewett replied:

    Futomomo Satisfaction
    The Right Ons
    The Asteroid Galaxy Tour
    Sam Roberts
    The Hold Steady

  39. John Thomas replied:

    M. Ward
    The Pepper Pots

    SXSW, Spring Break, and the NCAA Tournament – it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

  40. greg replied:

    I thought Futomomo Satifaction retired last November? They’re a fun band to watch, saw them in Japan.

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