In this Ask A Dev, iOS Engineer Dan Murrell helps developers and advertisers prepare for next year's SXSW by explaining how to set up a geofence around downtown Austin, Texas. He'll tell you what software and devices you need to familiarize...Show More Summary
After premiering in the Midnight section of the SXSW Film Festival, Vertical Entertainment acquired Mickey Keating’s “Twilight Zone”-esque horror Pod (read our review). Bloody Disgusting has not only received word of an August 28th theatrical run, but we also scored the film’s official one-sheet! Lauren Ashley Carter, Dean Cates, Brian Morvant, Larry Fessenden, and John […]
Photo by Eric Ryan Anderson Just like Saw Outlaw saved me on a hungover SXSW morning, RayLand Baxter performed the same duties back in 2013. It was up on S. Congress and I was chewing on a beer after breakfast as baxter’s easy-going Americana gently wafted into the crowd. This caused Oz and I to [...]
3 standout apps from SXSW V2V, SoundExchange passes $3 billion in payments to artists/labels, and Universal Music aspires to become a film studio. This and more as we rewind through the week in music business news. ITunes, Apple Music Illegal In UK After Court Ruling Applications Being Accepted For Project...
photo by Matt Wignall I woke up on the Saturday of SXSW with a hangover, sore limbs and a rainy forecast. Needless to say I didn’t leap out of bed full of inspiration. But off we went to the Brooklyn Brewery party at Licha’s, specifically to see The Lowest Pair and maybe catch another set [...]
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Pretty much everyone involved in the music the music industry is aware of Austin's annual SXSW, but they may not be as familiar with SXSW V2V, a festival which focuses on the development of startups and entrepreneurial skills. Included here is a breakdown of the three music-related startups of particular...
For the latest installment of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series, dance sensation Shamir performed three tracks from his critically-raved debut album. NPR's Bob Boilen writes: When I first saw Shamir at NPR Music's SXSW showcase, the 20-year-old...Show More Summary
I was at SXSW a few years ago and Solange put on this kind of wild party in a gas station forecourt. It had Kindness and a bunch of people playing some classic R&B and then at the end of the night, as people we're getting as turnt as you can get on complimentary Miller Light, they dropped "Oops (Oh My)" and everyone went mad. Show More Summary
Though details (as opposed to bodies) are thin on the ground right now, Todd Strauss-Schulson's THE FINAL GIRLS is officially heading to theaters this October! With rave reviews pouring out of the SXSW Film Festival (and my mouth),...Show More Summary
White Rapper Post Malone Talks About Coming From Dallas To L.A. To Launch Career We first saw this kid at SXSW this year and knew he was onto something with his single “White Iverson.” But the question remains whether he will be able to sustain in the game? Here’s more about the video: Post Malone […]
Sounds like: Alt-J, Chet Faker, Fyfe Song: MØ - Waste Of Time (LANKS Cover) What's so good? I think I speak for all of us when say I first fell in love with MØ after her release of "Waste Of Time." From playing our SXSW showcase back...Show More Summary
Hinds, the female quartet from Madrid, was one of my most pleasant surprises of SXSW. During their set at Cheer Up Charlies, I tweeted out the following. I fucking love @hindsband. I dismissed them as hipster bullshit hype. Yeah, I was wrong about that. Go see them. #SXSW — HearYa (@Hearya) March 18, 2015 [...]
Toronto's mayor John Tory—who doesn't believe white privilege is a thing—doesn't know a lot about music. Despite the fact that he has previously attended SXSW this past year, he didn't seem to learn any of the important things one would've hoped he would, like whether or not Kanye West is a Canadian citizen. Show More Summary
If all of this talk about and from Montreal's Just For Laughs has you feeling left out of what's hot in the comedy game right now, no need to fear. You can see who's hot right now on your cable TV, thanks to the first-ever stand-up special recorded this spring at that other great comedy […]
The new trailer for Alex Gibney’s Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine depicts the Apple co-founder as a “bold, brilliant, brutal” man driven as much by ambition as innovation. The documentary, which debuted at SXSW, arrives between dueling...Show More Summary
Magnolia Pictures and CNN Films today debuted the first trailer for the upcoming biographical film centered around Steve Jobs (via Mashable). “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine” was originally premiered earlier this year at SXSW and is spearheaded by director Alex Gibney and executive producer Gaby Darbyshire, who is the former Chief Operating Officer of Gawker. […]
Magnolia Pictures has shared the first trailer and movie poster for Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine with Mashable, just over four months after the film premiered at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas. The upcoming documentary, directed by...Show More Summary
Following on from their ecstatically received shows at this year’s SxSW Festival in Austin, Texas and their first US tour in support of Alabama Shakes, SONGHOY BLUES will return to the UK this Autumn for a UK headline tour in October. The critically acclaimed Malian desert blues punk outfit will then return to London to play what will be their biggest London show to […]
soon-to-be tourmates Hinds & Public Access TV Spanish quartet Hinds, who were here back in the Spring for SXSW, will be touring this fall with Public Access TV and dates include a NYC show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on...