Hungry MCs Rock the Treble House at SXSW


There’s a ton of networking and relationship-building opportunities at SXSW, but few are as dope as what startup service Treble engineered. Their Treble House experience is almost reality-show worthy, without the cameras or tossed drinks: 15 hungry artists from all over the country descended upon the organization’s Austin headquarters to build a recording studio, record, and also prepare for what the service describes as the “official” unofficial showcase of SXSW.

Treble, which officially launches this summer, is a service that will link independent artists with creative peers, performance opportunities, and other resources they need to ascend. Artists are already signing up at for their beta.

For now the phone App, which will facilitate collaboration, is invite only, but the caliber of artist they’ve reached out to so far bodes well for their longterm potential.

Several MCs from New York were apart of the flash collective, including Dojo Records’ I.O.D, OshunThe Skins, and others. Bubbling artists like Supa BweTaylor BennettSmino, and Monte Booker also came by to hang out and record throughout the week.

On March 16th, the artists performed at the Treble Showcase, which started at 4PM and ended in the wee hours of the morning. Time will expose what kind of heat was recorded at the Treble House, but based on the quality and energy of the performances, they’ll be rocking in people’s playlists until SXSW 2018.