If you’ve got anything bad to say about badges—as Foursquare chief Dennis Crowley did at SXSW this week—probably best not to say it around Kris Duggan, the founder of Badgeville, a startup that he says is thriving on gamification. Duggan...Show More Summary
Kansas City startup Phone2Action seriously connected with the judges at SXSW on Tuesday, clinching a big ol', Texas-sized win in Austin. It won the news technologies category in SXSW Accelerator, a tech startup competition at the annual conference. Phone2Action was one of eight finalists to pitch at the SXSW Accelerator Monday. Show More Summary
Many D.C. entrepreneurs made the trek to Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest 2013. Few, however, were so deeply involved in the music, film and tech festival as Alexandria, Virginia's Brightline Interactive, a digital marketing agency...Show More Summary
Great entrepreneurs think differently than the rest of us, Peter Thiel said at SXSW 2013. Case in point, Mark Zuckerberg, whom Thiel backed before anybody else and who once turned down a $1 billion buyout offer from Yahoo. "The mostShow More Summary
A gig is a gig, right?
Merchandise at Mohawk during SXSW 2013 (more by Chad Wadsworth) Two members of Merchandise, namely David (as D. Vassalotti) and Carson (as Blonde God), will step out from behind their band to both play solo sets at 285 Kent on...
Pissed Jeans at SXSW 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Noise punks Pissed Jeans have been on tour this year in support of their new album, Honeys, and that tour just hit NYC last month for a headlining show at Bowery...
ACL Festival in Zilker Park has long been Austin, TX’s other great reason for music fans to visit ATX, and while the shadow cast by SXSW is still long and dark and full of terrors, Austin City Limits is stepping up their game this year by expanding to two weekends (October 4-6 and 11-13), a [...]
by Andrew Sacher Nu Sensae at SXSW 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) As mentioned, Vancouver noise punks Nu Sensae, who are still touring behind last year's bruising Sundowning, will be coming to NYC for this year's Northside Festival, and one...
Editor’s note: The Source Family is now in limited release, so go ahead and get hip to Kate’s SXSW review of the film, originally published on March 14, 2012. While some people might chuckle at being informed that they are a part ofShow More Summary
I actually found out about Shakey Graves and Wild Child at the same time. It was a week before SXSW and I was in Austin for business. I had a big night the night before and I was hungover on the pot at the Omni. There beside me was a magazine spotlighting SXSW. In that [...]
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Foals @ Coachella 2013 (more by Wei Shi) Besnard Lakes @ SXSW 2013 (more by Sara Pieper) today in NYC Discipline @ Acheron Stornoway @ Maxwell's Brian Eno @ Cafe Rouge Guy Klucevsek @ Barbes ...
This year during South By Southwest Interactive, Paste and Sennheiser teamed up to present a spread of great interviews each day from the Blackheart on Rainey Street. From actors to game developers to musicians and more, each interview was an engaging encounter that highlighted the amount of creative energy present in Austin that week. Show More Summary
Pending approval from the city council, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department will close Auditorium Shores, home to Fun Fun Fun Fest and SXSW shows, for at least a year for land improvements. [ more › ]
In just over a year, the Lumineers have gone from playing in front of two people at SXSW to packing the 16,000 seat Austin360 Amphitheater. [ more › ]
While in Austin for SXSW this year, eXquire previewed a few tracks from his upcoming Kismet mixtape and he documented the performances for the benefit of the Internets. At around the 4:12 mark you can hear a preview of “Tomorrow’s Gone” which features Danny Brown, Flatbush Zombies and Nacho Picasso. The last two minutes or [...]
Meech, Juice and Erick do what they do at Paid Dues 2013 in this second episode of ZOMBiEVision. Previously: Lunice Brings Out Flatbush Zombies at SXSW | Nardwuar vs. Flatbush Zombies
The Wow and Vinny Cha$e shoot a visual for “Whittier Blvd” during their time at SXSW. Previously: The Wow ft. Vinny Cha$e – Whittier Blvd (Remix)
Marnie Stern @ BVSXSW 2013 (more by Kevin Figueroa ) Marnie Stern is currently wrapping up her North American tour that hit SXSW and NYC and all points in-between. She'll then head to Europe and, upon her return, with barely...