In its Fifth Anniversary at SXSW, FLOOD Announces Lineup for FLOODfest 2019 Presented by Magic Leap
Today FLOOD (http://floodmagazine.com/) announced the two-day lineup for the annual FLOODfest presented by Magic Leap during the 2019 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference. FLOOD Magazine is returning to the festival to celebrate the fifth anniversary of FLOODfest, which has become one of SXSW's premier must-attend events every year. Hosted at the popular and centrally located Cedar Street Courtyard, FLOODfest is partnering with Magic Leap, creator of the premier spatial computing platform, the Magic Leap One, to present a string of marquee names alongside up-and-comers, including Broken Social Scene, White Denim, Kari Faux, Priests, HÆLOS, Herizen, and Leikeli47. Additionally, ahead of their recently announced reunion tour, legendary Atlanta hip-hop collective Dungeon Family, featuring Outkast's Big Boi, Goodie Mob, and Organized Noize's Sleepy Brown, will headline Wednesday.
FLOODfest presented by Magic Leap Lineup:
Tuesday, March 12
5:00 p.m. Broken Social Scene
4:00 p.m. White Denim
3:00 p.m. HÆLOS
2:00 p.m. Priests
1:00 p.m. Illuminati Hotties
12:00 p.m. MUNYA
Magic Leap is pioneering the future of computing. In 2018 the company launched the Magic Leap One, a lightweight, wearable spatial computer that seamlessly blends the digital and physical worlds. At FLOODfest presented by Magic Leap, they are proud to showcase two mixed reality experiences exclusively designed for Magic Leap One.
At FLOODfest presented by Magic Leap attendees will discover a new dimension in music with Sigur Rós' Tónandi and Sennheiser's AMBEO LAB app. Award-winning Tónandi is an immersive audio-visual experience with interactive elements that ebb and flow with your hand gestures in real time. Users explore the DNA of the band with sound spirits that form a dynamic musical soundscape. With the AMBEO LAB app, sound truly comes alive and transforms your environment into an interactive audio visual soundscape. Users can capture, touch and shape sound. In addition, to deliver the best music quality experience, Sennheiser has partnered with Magic Leap to develop the AMBEO AR One in-ears. Seal off external noise for full focus or turn Transparent Hearing on to hear interesting sounds around you and blend them with your virtual immersive audio soundscape.
Since its introduction in 2015, FLOODfest has served as a premier showcase for some of today's most talented artists, including Run The Jewels, Courtney Barnett, Vince Staples, Spoon, Best Coast, Peaches, Kurt Vile, Chromeo, Halsey and more. FLOODfest presented by Magic Leap offers day activities and performances that are open to the public and SXSW badge holders beginning at 12:00pm CST at 208 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701.
To attend the daytime showcases please RSVP here: http://floodmagazine.com/48717/rsvp-floodfest-at-sxsw/
SXSW badges welcome.
About FLOOD Media
FLOOD Media spans the diverse cultural landscape of music, film, television, art, travel, and everything in between. Between its covers-which have been graced by Neil Young, Run The Jewels, St. Vincent and Jack White, among others-and on its website, FLOOD brings often overlooked culture and entertainment to the forefront. In a noisy world, we highlight the best and most intriguing players in pop culture through engaging media, intelligent op-eds, and thought-provoking interviews and features. In collaboration with top entertainers and creative thinkers, FLOOD engages the conversation while continuing to champion what inspires us.
FLOOD also produces annual events in various cities across the US, from FLOODfest Austin during SXSW-which has featured artists as varied as Spoon, Vince Staples, Peaches, and Run the Jewels-to FLOODfest Chicago, which hosted St. Vincent and Japanese Breakfast at last year's official Lollapalooza afterparty.
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About Magic Leap
Founded in 2011 by President & CEO Rony Abovitz. Magic Leap is a technology company building the next computing platform. We are a team of creators, engineers, scientists and artists reinventing everything from commerce and entertainment to communications and productivity. Our mission is to harmonize people and technology to create a better more unified world. Magic Leap is proudly headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with additional offices in California, Texas, Washington, Colorado, Israel, New Zealand and Switzerland.
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