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SXSW: Gold Fields, the Lone Bellow rock the EW Music Lounge

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Warm weather and cool music mingled like old buddies at EW’s Music Lounge yesterday in Austin. Hosted at 219 West, the party starred more than piles of sliders, tater tots by the bucket, and pop-culture-pegged cocktails (“Pretty in Pink” margaritas, “Tainted Love” vodka tonics); there were some musical delicacies as well — specifically Gold Fields (above) and the Lone Bellow, which each put on a set for the bustling room.

The Lone Bellow kicked things off with their stripped-down folk-country, powered through tracks from their recently released self-titled album and commandeered the attention of even the most appetizer-obsessed partygoers (when you hear them sing a number like “You Never Need Nobody” and mean it, you’ll put down your slider and shut your greasy mouth).

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Hear Australian dance-rockers Gold Fields' new song 'Happy Boy' here -- EXCLUSIVE

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The dancey Australian quintet Gold Fields already made a splash with their recent single “Dark Again,” landing them on both MTV’s list of 13 artists to watch in 2013 as well as Billboard’s.

Now the group’s ready to unveil another song from their upcoming Black Sun– “Happy Boy,” which you can listen to exclusively here.

The song features hypnotic swirls of synths, a driving hook, and subtly soothing vocals — all ingredients for an indie earworm.

Or as the band puts it, singer Mark Fuller “incants ‘I’m going to be happy’ like the mantra of a man trapped at the bottom of a well, even as dirty disco bass and crisp hi-hat swirl around him.”

What they said! Listen below:

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