Soundcloud Surfing is a weekly feature that is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of focusing on the brand new music, we dig into the Soundcloud archives and pull out some gems. Enjoy, and check out previous editions here.

We’ve been at SXSW since Monday and seen a lot of artists perform, both at our own showcase and all across the lovely city of Austin, TX. From the smallest band to the biggest superstar, there’s something for everyone, and this week’s Soundcloud Surfing looks at some of the best songs we’ve heard performed live at SXSW.

RÁJ in a fairly empty, very subdued church was a strange sight, but he killed it.

We’ve seen Meg Myers perform this song twice at SXSW. Needless to say, we are huge fans.

Annie Clark is a guitar goddess.

Everywhere you look at SXSW, you’ll see MØ’s name on a lineup. Not mad at that.

Kelela can sing live. She can really sing.

We discovered that 2 Chainz is the consumate performer.

Lowell’s live show is still a bit rough around the edges, but her energy was infectious.

Lunice finishing his set at our showcase with a special version of “Blood on the Leaves” = heaven.

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