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2 weeks agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Artist applications for SXSW 2014 are now open. So if you want to play the horror show that is SXSW then it’s time to start thinking about it. I’m personally going to try and go this time around but it’ll just be little ol’ me and not a 9B official showing. Maybe if things simmer [...]

Chicago! Capone has seats to a screening of BOYHOOD, with writer-director Richard Linklater Q&A

Live in Chicago? Capone has seats to an early screening of BOYHOOD, with writer-director Richard Linklater Q&A Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. At this year's SXSW Film Festival, I saw a film that I knew would be destined to be one of my favorites of the year, and so far, that's still the case. Show More Summary

The Heavy Lowdown: Kayo Dot, Pestilence, Bölzer, Pelican, 1349, Decapitated, Midnight, weekend shows & more

by Ian Chainey Kayo Dot at IO SXSW showcase, 2014 (More by Tim Griffin) Looks like a lot of bands spent the spring making sweet, sweet albums in the studio. First up is Kayo Dot, the avant-garde concern of Toby...

Ex Hex – “Don’t Wanna Lose”

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last year, Mary Timony, the former Helium frontwoman and Wild Flag co-leader, founded a new power trio called Ex Hex. They were one of the best bands I saw at this past year’s SXSW — a fun-as-hell supercharged take on Ramones punk and Cheap Trick power-pop, direct and catchy beyond belief. We’ve posted their debut [...]

SXSW 2015 Now Accepting Showcase Submissions

South By Southwest (SXSW) 2015 is now accepting artists showcase applications. This edition runs Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Austin, Texas. All applications must be submitted no later than October 10th. Fes are $33 for early submissions, $45 after September 12, 2014. Show More Summary

Watch The War On Drugs Absolutely Slay On Letterman

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The War On Drugs are continuing to improve at a scary rate. Their new album Lost In The Dream is one of the year’s very best. And while I remember thinking they were slightly listless onstage when I saw them at SXSW a couple of years ago, their performance on last night’s episode of the [...]

Lady Gaga Made A Surprise Appearance During Tony Bennett’s Set At Montreal Jazz Festival

What a wonderful surprise! Only Lady Gaga can go from projectile paint vomit mechanical bull riding at SXSW to a classy jazz soiree in Canada. Mother Monster made an appearance during legendary crooner Tony Bennett‘s set at Montreal Jazz Festival last night to premiere a few songs off of their forthcoming duets album, Cheek To... More »

New Clip from SXSW Sex Comedy, PREMATURE!

In this story, Rob (John Karna) is forced to repeatedly relive the day he lost his virginity, which, no doubt, is all kinds of painful and traumatic and awkward. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Already this...Show More Summary

SXSW 2015 Panel Picker Opens Tomorrow

Panelists, start your engines. The SXSW PanelPicker goes live tomorrow July 1 thru 25. Start brainstorming topics and contacting colleagues that might be interested in joining. Last year, 60% of music session came through PanelPicker. Details here.

Glasgow's Dream Of A SXSW Of Their Own

When I initially heard of Glasgow's interest in developing something similar to SXSW I immediately took it as one of those copycat "next SXSW" efforts that are generally as laughable as those "next Silicon Valley" campaigns. I don'tShow More Summary

‘The Pact’ Director’s ‘At the Devil’s Door’ Gets a Trailer!

The Pact director Nicholas McCarthy’s newest supernatural horror, Home, world premiered at SXSW this past March where it was acquired by IFC Midnight. Newly titled At the Devil’s Door, IFC Midnight will release the film pre-theatrically on VOD/digital on August 8 with theatrical release to follow on September 12, Bloody Disgusting learned while also being […]

Jungle touring North America, played 'Kimmel' (dates, video)

Jungle at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) The semi-mysterious London funk band Jungle have been steadily growing their buzz folowing the release of 2013's The Heat EP, will release their self-titled debut full length on July 15 via XL....

Glenn Jones clothes nerds from Sheldon Cooper to SXSW

Glenn Jones didn’t set out to build a one-man T-shirt empire. The Aukland, New Zealand-based designer and illustrator started emblazoning tees with his visual witticisms on Threadless in 2004 and then hit the virtual shelves with his own store featuring … Read more ›

Clubs - Peking Duk

Wed 06 Aug Canberra duo Peking Duk have been doing the rounds at festivals all over the world, including SXSW and Miami Music Week. Now Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles...

Lessons From Google and SXSW: Everyone Lean In and Include Women

Say what you want about Sheryl Sandberg's admonition to lean in, but whether you agree with her theory or not, she has added fuel to the long-stagnant discourse on the professional advancement of women. And it seems like companies are taking note -- and taking responsibility. Now that the......

#SXSW 2015 PanelPicker Launches July 1

Panelists, start your engines. The SXSW 2015 PanelPicker opens July 1- 25. Start brainstorming topics and contacting colleagues that might be interested in joining. Last year, 60% of music session came through PanelPicker. Details h...

Ascetic House celebrating Independence Day Weekend in NYC w/ Destruction Unit shows, related projects & more

Destruction Unit at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Ascetic House is an ever-evolving group of people collaborating with each other. It started off as a handful of us, but it's grown to include people in different cities and countries....

Mew working on LP, get their old bassist back at Northside Fest (the one in Denmark)

Mew's bassist @ SXSW 2007 (not their bassist anymore) (more) Confusingly, there are two Northside Fests that happen the same weekend in different parts of the world. If you read this website, you're well acquainted with the one in Brooklyn....

Sleigh Bells Prep Tink Collab

In an interview with Billboard, 19-year-old Chicago rapper/singer Tink (no stranger to working with other artists) just confirmed an upcoming studio collab with Sleigh Bells. They met when Tink opened for Sleigh Bells at SXSW, and according to Tink: We had a good-ass time. Alexis [Krauss, of Sleigh Bells] brought me on stage with her [...]

There Are No Good Female Developers

Have you heard? There are no good female web developers. This was news to me, and just about everyone else in the room, at the InteractATX Founder’s Panel organized and sponsored by Sequoia Capital at SXSW this past March. When asked...Show More Summary

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