Karnivool & Paul Dempsey  are just two of the Australian acts announced in the first round of 200+ performers for SXSW 2010.

The list of Aussie acts that have accepted the SXSW invitation so far are:

Art vs Science
Beaches
Bliss & Eso
The Blow Waves
Shannon Bourne
The Chevelles
Children Collide
City Riots
Dappled Cities
Dash and Will
Dead Letter Circus
Paul Dempsey
Nathan Gaunt
Darren Hanlon
Karnivool
The Middle East
Oh Mercy
Pets With Pets
Philadelphia Grand Jury
Sherlock’s Daughter
Summer Cats
The Temper Trap
Via Tania
Washington
Whitley

In addition, New Zealand acts heading over are:

Bang Bang Eche
The Brunettes
David Dallas
Die Die Die
Kids in Space
Kingston
Mr Sicc
Steriogram
Miho Wada
Young Sid