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The Deli's SXSW Issue 2014 is online!

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P.S. 10k free copies of this issue hit the street of Austin during SXSW Music week!

Edan Archer hits a tattoo parlor in new music video "Bad Imitation Of Something Good"

 Folks- you're in for a wild ride in Edan Archer's new music video, "Bad Imitation Of Something Good." The song is a light-hearted folk/rock song with crunchy guitar riffs and a double-clap drum rhythm, but it's the video that really shines. Though filmed entirely on an iPhone, according to the press release, this visual is far more stunning than you might imagine. Archer hits a diner, an arcade and a tattoo parlor (don't worry, all the tattoos in the video are temporary). "You want a good woman by your side / who puts her toothpaste cap on tight" sings Archer in the chorus, and honestly, it makes me want to hit the town with her even more. Edan Archer plays the Rhinestone Cabaret on 8/28. -Geena Kloeppel



"No More Dancing" is a sweetly melancholic Americana tune by Five Islands

"No more dancing in the evening / you are free, no longer mine" is one of many bittersweet images in Five Islands' new single "No More Dancing." A fiddle skillfully weaves in between lyrics like a third singer or a memory, threading the different sections of the song together. The whole thing makes you wanna sit back, reminisce and let out a little sigh. Be sure to catch Five Islands when they play the Local on 8/19. -Geena Kloeppel



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Sereena releases funky "You Love Me"

On her new song "You Love Me," pop artist Sereena accomplishes two things: she sings her heart out with a ferocious yet sweet intensity, and blends jazz, R'n'B, and pop into a backbeat jam. There's a lot of interesting textures- a wash of synths, trap hats, a bold bass sound, and Sereena's intoxicating voice sits atop it all like royalty. The chorus is, simply put, anthemic, and will have you singing along in your head all day. Describing "You Love Me," Sereena says: "I have trouble accepting love...if you can't tell." And I'll bet a lot of folks out there can relate. -Geena Kloeppel


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