Austin gets a lot of attention for its live-music scene and the annual SXSW festival, an ever-expanding multimedia juggernaut that goes back to 1987. But it's also home to the LBJ Presidential Library and plenty of barbecue and Tex-Mex restaurants.
Today, or to be precise tonight at 11:59 PM, is the deadline to submit your music or tech startup, product or service to showcase at SXSW Accelerator 2015. The event takes place on March 8-9 as a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival which segues into SXSW Music. Show More Summary
Dublin’s Web Summit has accelerated into SXSW territory this year, scaling to over 22,000 attendees. Unlike other tech conferences which put the startups centre stage, Web Summit has gone for scale, with side stages where 200 companies pitched over the three days of the conference. Portuguese company Codacy won the ‘BETA award’ for their platform which automatically… Read More
PHOTOS: PETE RAPPAPORT | The very first show I saw San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes live was in 2010 at SXSW. This was their very first time playing the festival and it involved crowd surfing, dancing, sweating, a band member jumpingShow More Summary
I’ve been digging The Districts for over a year now. I caught a great set at The San Jose last SXSW and am already gearing up for another crack at them this year. The LP will be out next February via the fine folks at Fat Possum Records. The first track is titled 4th And [...]
Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to All The Wilderness, the SXSW drama formerly known as The Wilderness of James. Writer-director Michael Johnson made his debut with the pic about James (Smit-McPhee), an emotionally...Show More Summary
White Mice @ SXSW 2010 (more by Samantha Marble) Providence, RI's weirdest theatrical slingers of doomy industrial noise, White Mice, released a new song on Halloween titled "Stinky n' The Strain" which is a 10-minute gob of their brand of...
“We must have a sense of urgency,” Brad Tomm, senior manager of campus operations and sustainability at Zappos, said during a HP Living Progress Exchange (LPX) discussion forum at the recent SXSW Eco conference in Austin, Texas. “We cannot merely slow down. We must steer completely away from the cliff.”
The clock is ticking... You've got just a few days left to submit to showcase your music or music tech startup, product or service at SXSW Accelerator 2015. The event takes place on March 8-9 as a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival which segues into SXSW Music. Show More Summary
One of the films that I have been looking forward to the most this year is Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch’s co-directed STARRY EYES, a film that has been taking festivals by storm ever since its World Premiere back at SXSW. Last...Show More Summary
This year’s SXSW Eco conference may be over, but the conversation is just getting started. This post reflects on how the topic of green jobs was addressed in Austin earlier this month.
The deadline is less than 2 weeks away to apply to showcase your music tech startup, product or new service at SXSW Accelerator 2015. The event takes place on March 8-9 as a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival which segues into SXSW Music. Show More Summary
Paul Dillenger describes how design thinking can lead to surprising innovation and even solutions to complicated sustainability problems we might have overlooked.
Other artists include Twin Peaks, Bishup Nehru, the Dodos, Alvvays, and more Read more articles like "Jessie Ware, Thee Oh Sees, Courtney Barnett & More Announced for SXSW 2015" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Jessie Ware, Thee Oh Sees, Courtney Barnett & More Announced for SXSW 2015 appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
The Dodos, Jessie Ware, The Pop Group, and Thee Oh Sees highlight initial lineup.
Austin loves SXSW! Except when it hates SXSW! Austin has a complex relationship with its flagship music festival/industry conference. For Austin residents, it tends to be either the most magical time of year or the week that you pay for all your sins. Show More Summary
Australian indie-rockers Gang Of Youths play bold-yet-brooding music akin to Alligator-era the National. They’ve garnered radio spins on both sides of the Atlantic, appearances at CMJ and SXSW, and gigs with Sky Ferreira, Smith Westerns, and MS MR among others, and new single “Benevolence Riots” suggests all that attention has been well-deserved. A steady rhythmic [...]
There's more to industry events like SXSW and CES than the talks themselves.
SXSW Music 2015 has announced the first round of artists invited to perform at the 29th edition of the conference and festival, as well as, the first round of conference programming. Highlighted sessions this year will include: SXSWShow More Summary
Sara Batterby is a partner at Elemeno Ventures, an angel investing firm based in Silicon Valley. I had the opportunity to talk to Sara at SXSW Eco this month about why so few startups, especially in tech, are headed by women - as well as why this problem is relevant to a greater conversation about sustainability.