New Artists Just Added to SXSW's 2012 Lineup

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Mary Bell/OC Weekly
Delta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010

South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they will be playing at have not yet been announced, but they will play sometime between March 13 and 18. Notable acts include Delta Spirit, Stars, Blitzen Trapper, Built to Spill and Metric.

Countless rising bands have attributed a large part of their success to playing at the massive city-wide music conference held each spring. See the entire list as well as which three local bands have been added below. 

Third Round of Official 2012 Showcasing Artists:

Locals:
Cosmonauts (Fullerton)
Delta Spirit (Long Beach)
Hellogoodbye (Long Beach, CA). 

Peter Bradley Adams (Brooklyn NY)
A.Dd+ (Dallas TX)
Alberta Cross (Los Angeles CA)
Allah-Las (Los Angeles CA)
All The Young (Stoke-On-Trent ENGLAND)
ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra) (San Francisco CA)
Alpha Rev (Austin TX)
Amoral (Helsinki FINLAND)
Amplified Heat (Austin TX)
Anamanaguchi (Brooklyn NY)
Ancestors (Los Angeles CA)
Ancestros (Cali COLOMBIA)
Ancient Astronauts (Cologne GERMANY)
The Apache Relay (Nashville TN)
Arborea (Lewiston ME)
Arkells (Hamilton CANADA)
The Art (Sydney AUSTRALIA)
Atash (Austin TX)
Attwenger (Vienna AUSTRIA)
Authorities (Vancouver CANADA)
Automelodi (Montreal CANADA)
Maya Azucena (Brooklyn NY)
Andrea Balency Trio (Mexico City MEXICO)
Balkan Beat Box (Brooklyn NY/Tel Aviv ISRAEL)
Baloji (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
Jef Barbara (Montreal CANADA)
Beach Fossils (Brooklyn NY)
Michael Beach (San Francisco CA)
Arthur Beatrice (London UK-ENGLAND)
Bez (Lagos NIGERIA)
The Big Pink (London UK-ENGLAND)
The Big Sleep (Brooklyn NY)
Bitches (London UK-ENGLAND)
Black & Gypsy / Raimundo Y Diego Amador (Chucena SPAIN)
The Black Belles (Nashville TN)
Bleached (Los Angeles CA)
Bliss N Eso (Albert Park CANADA)
Blitzen Trapper (Portland OR)
Blitz the Ambassador (Brooklyn NY)
Blood Orange (New York NY)
Blunt Fang (Atlanta GA)
BoDeans (Milwaukee WI)
The Bombettes (Umea SWEDEN)
Bonaparte (Berlin GERMANY)
Bonfire Nights (London UK-ENGLAND)
Bos Angeles (Bournemouth UK-ENGLAND)
Dela Botri & Hewale Sounds (Accra GHANA)
Boy (Hamburg GERMANY)
Cory Branan (Nashville TN)
Breton (London UK-ENGLAND)
Brite Futures (Seattle WA)
Brother & Bones (London UK-ENGLAND)
The Brute Chorus (London UK-ENGLAND)
Built to Spill (Boise ID)
Busby Marou (Brisbane AUSTRALIA)
Cairo Knife Fight (Christchurch NEW ZEALAND)
The Calm Blue Sea (Austin TX)
Candy (Mexico City MEXICO)
Canteca de Macao (Madrid SPAIN)
Chapter 24 (London UK-ENGLAND)
Cheap Girls (Lansing MI)
Cheif Boima (Brooklyn NY)
Cheny Wa Gune Quarteto (Maputo MOZAMBIQUE)
Chicha Libre (Brooklyn NY)
Chokeules (Toronto CANADA)
Chris T-T (Brighton ENGLAND)
Inch Chua (Singapore SINGAPORE)
Circuit Des Yeux (Layfayette IN)
A Classic Education (Bologna ITALY)
Clock Opera (London UK-ENGLAND)
Clubfeet (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
The Coathangers (Atlanta GA)
Jordan Cook (Saskatoon CANADA)
Copacabana Club (Curitiba BRAZIL)
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Jonny Corndawg (Brooklyn NY)
Cosmo Jarvis (Plymouth UK-ENGLAND)
Cosmonauts (Fullerton CA)
Cotton Jones (Cumberland MD)
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Dash Rip Rock (New Orleans LA)
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Hellogoodbye (Long Beach CA)
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