2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Moon City Boys Curated by Crunchy Frog

Thursday, March 19
4:00PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Flatstock Stage EH 4
Austin Convention Center


Moon City Boys formed in Stockholm in 2011, the name a metaphor for their hometown (a “moon city”). Three longstanding friends from the same district - Kelly Wedin (guitar), Sofia Eklund (vocals), Ella Rolf (bass), together with Siri Jennefelt (drums) - started playing together in Ella’s mothers garage, armed with a makeshift drum-kit. "None of us really knew how to play an instrument but our goal wasn’t to be "good" musicians, we were more anxious to pin down the feeling of the song”. Various drummers came and went until April 2014 when Sofia’s cousin, Liselotte Bramstång, became their permanent drummer. The demo reveals a band growing rapidly in ability and confidence, from simple and brittle early songs and instrumentals, where guitars sound like an itch that the band can’t quite scratch, and a heartrendingly tentative and tender cover of Elvis’s ‘Always on my mind’, through the more epic and hypnotic ‘Rise and Fall’, t...

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