Noush Skaugen follows up Twitter HQ show with SXSW showcase

Posted on 26 March 2010
By Will Weir
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Classically-trained muso turned rocker Noush Skaugen has once again shown her social media midas touch by bagging a booking at influential London promoter Tony Moore’s SXSW show tonight (March, 19.)

With an impressive and ever increasing 1.2 million followers on Twitter Noush has become the most followed unsigned artist on the super-charged micro-blogging network.

As a result Twitter bosses invited the singer to play a live stream showcase from their San Francisco HQ last week.

With two albums to her name already, Noush’s third is released this spring, boasting the writing talents of Nik Kershaw, Jeff Trott and Paul Brady as well as the producing prowess Steve Power.

She has also racked up an impressive performance CV after two years of touring the US, with such acts as Nine Inch Nails, PParamore, REM and The Mars Volta.

New single Run Baby Run is due out in May following a series of live dates including the special performance at the showcase of Tony Moore (The Kashmir Klub, The Bedford, The Regal Room).

The single can be previewed at

More details:

Live dates:
March 11th – The Cat Club – Los Angeles, California
March 12th – Twitter Showcase live stream – San Francisco, California
March 13th – Second Avenue Live – Nashville, Tennessee
March 19th – Official SXSW Artist Showcase – Austin, Texas
March 31st – The Elgin, Ladbroke Grove – London, UK
April 16th – Indie Week Ireland – Dublin, Ireland