South of Center
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South of Center

Austin, Texas, United States | SELF

Austin, Texas, United States | SELF
Band Rock Funk

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"The Future's So Bright"

South of Center kicked the afternoon off with upbeat roots rock. I was particularly impressed by this group’s songwriting, well developed for their age. - Austin Chronicle Earache Blog


"The 1821 Club"

“a trio of teens playing spirited, funky-bottom sound with panache." Margaret Moser - Austin Chronicle


"U18 and U21 Top 9's, Part 1"

“Best New U18 Austin Band: South of Center, a relatively new band of middle schoolers, has continued to amaze crowds with their mature sound and style.” - Austin Chronicle Earache Blog


Discography

5 song self-titled EP released October 2010. Songs on that EP include: See What I Mean, Never Again, Be That One, Underwater Funk Fish, Erase Me.

Never Again, Erase Me, See What I Mean are featured on their MySpace page.

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Bio

South of Center is an Austin rock/funk/blues band that plays original music. Formed in 2006, the group consists of Julian Johnson on drums, Josh Mosier on lead guitar and vocals and Noah Binford on bass guitar. South of Center's songs are driven by Josh's creative funk guitar and powerful vocals, Julian's solid rhythm along with his unique and complex beats and Noah who can pop and slap like no one's business! They are inspired by Dave Matthews Band, James Brown, Sublime, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead and many more.

These three 14-year olds have played the Austin Rodeo, Altworld series at Jovita’s, Next Up showcase at Ruta Maya Coffeehouse, JamFest at The Belmont, JamFest at Antones, Voices in the Village, Arthouse Museum, parties, festivals and fundraisers. South of Center is the winner of the Austin Guitar School Songwriting contest and placed 2nd in the best U18 band category in the most recent Austin Chronicle Musician's poll. Their self-titled 5 song CD was released in October 2010.

Here’s what the critics say: South of Center has been touted by Margaret Moser of the Austin Chronicle as, “a trio of teens playing spirited, funky-bottom sound with panache."
Livvy Bennett of the Austin Chronicle Earache Blog proclaims, “Best New U18 Austin Band: South of Center, a relatively new band of middle schoolers, has continued to amaze crowds with their mature sound and style.”