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The Deli's SXSW Issue 2014 is online!

Read it digitally here.

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

   

Olivia Flanigan "Mannequin"

Olivia Flanigan has released the lead single, "Mannequin", from her debut album, Girl, which is set to be released on March 26th via Flood Records.

For the album Flanigan gathered together a group of talented musician including Matt Gold (Guitar), Paul Bedal (Piano/Keys), Mike Harmon (Bass), and Nate Friedman (Drums). Together they have created a sound that is rooted in Jazz and vintage torch singing while remaining fresh and modern.

   

Worm "Where Have You Been"

Worm have released their debut EP which is called "Where Have You Been". This is the solo project of Tom Riordan, formerly of Secret Science, who is bringing a warmer, almost tropical sound to the tail end of this cold Chicago winter.

On this EP, Riordan is finding himself at home with a keyboard and a drum machine and a desire to put something warm and positive in the world.

   

AZITA "Glen Echo"

AZITA is preparing to release her first new album, Glen Echo, since 2012's Year. The album's lead single, "Shooting Birds Out of the Sky", was released almost a year ago to much acclaim and found Azita bringing a funky, slowed down groove under her raw and honest lyrics.

She recently released the album's second single, "If U Die", which is accompanied by the video below. You can preorder Glen Echo, which will be released on March 5th via Drag City, here.

   

Nonagon "They Birds"

Punk trio Nonagon are set to release their debut full-length album, They Birds, tomorrow, March 3rd, via Controlled Burn Records. The trio of Tony Aimone, Robert Wm. Gomez, and John Hastie have been together for more than decade, releasing their debut EP back in 2008.

The album's lead single is called "The Family Meal" and can be streamed below.