SXSW Preview: Keegan DeWitt

Keegan DeWitt, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter and film composer, will play The Billy Reid and K-Swiss SXSW Shinding (presented by American Songwriter) on March 16 at the Swan Dive in Austin. Click here to RSVP to the event. A lot of labels get tossed around when trying to describe your music. How would you describe it. If there is anything that all of us in the band share, it's a huge love for music. We are all constantly digging. Everything from old soul, watusi, french house, new wave, brand new releases... We all are big listeners before anything else. We're constantly sucking up new music. That being said, when we sit down we try and create something as new and unique and modern to our own identities as possible. For this upcoming record, we are doing a lot of "scrapbook" writing, where we compile pieces and pieces and pieces and slowly puzzle them back together. This helps to really make the stuff as dynamic as possible. That being said... we'd like to think we are for fans of Phoenix, The XX, Fleetwood Mac, Cut Copy. What are you most looking forward to about SXSW. What will you do down there when you're not playing. It's always especially busy for me because I have to do both weeks. I have two films (No Matter What and Remigration) premiering during film week, and then three to four shows during the music week. The best part for me honestly is listening to other acts. We lucked out this year and most of our music commitments are one one day, so we can... Sign In to Keep Reading

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