At SXSW, where apps such as Meerkat sparked industry buzz, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge brought female founders together to help guide new tech startups. With only seven percent of women currently receiving startup funds, we dug into the bias that may be holding female entrepreneurs back and shared insight to help them win the pitch. Show More Summary
Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to All Things Must Pass, the Colin Hanks documentary about the demise of Tower Records. It world premiered at SXSW, and now a September theatrical release is planned. The pic, from...Show More Summary
photo: Cancer Bats at BV-SXSW 2015 (more by Tim Griffin) Canadian hardcore band Cancer Bats, who crushed at our SXSW party last month, are among the final additions to Asbury Park's Skate & Surf festival happening May 16 & 17....
Spring has arrived, at last, in New York – time to rock. This long blitz is inspired by an extended crush of listening, writing and shows here over winter's last few weeks, with a desperately-needed break at SXSW in Austin, Texas which included live shots of the Richmond, Virginia band...
photo: SOAK @ SXSW 2015 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Charming young Irish singer SOAK has a video for new single "Blud" which is from her debut album, Before We Forgot How To Dream (out June 2 on Rough Trade). You...
Can an Android launch save Meerkat? SXSW must seem like a long time ago for the folks behind the livestreaming app that took Austin by storm back in March. It was just a few weeks later that Twitter launched Periscope, which, thanks to the social network's clout and a better user experience, has quickly become the streaming app of choice. Show More Summary
Meerkat has been all of the rage, and was the big winner at SXSW, but there's a war brewing and some disenchantment going on. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
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In the SXSW Panel "The Productive Workplace -- UX, Technology and You" I discussed the power of UX in workplace design. I touched briefly on a term we have come to use a lot, the "perception gap." Here I would like to explain more about...Show More Summary
Shot in Austin during SXSW, Maco and Cinco drop their new visual for “Homies”, off the 15 EP. Maco is really on a run right now. Previously: OG Maco ft. Quavo – Good Gracious
Sounds like: RAC, Ra Ra Riot Song: Geographer - I'm Ready (Vacationer Remix) What's so good? Less than a month ago Geographer joined us onstage at the Roll Call Records / Indie Shuffle SXSW showcase. He killed it. Suffice to say, I was quite excited to receive this remix of his track "I'm Ready" by none other than Vacationer. Show More Summary
Rumors were spreading over the winter months that Lana Del Rey could be headlining a number of festivals. However, as festival season begins with SXSW and moves on to Coachella — it is clear that Lana Del Rey is absent (sort of). Lana...Show More Summary
The second of Pitchfork's SXSW parties took place at House of Vans at the Mohawk on March 19. It featured Arcade Fire's Will Butler, Win Butler performing a DJ set as DJ Windows '95, Twerps, Vince Staples, Waxahatchee, Migos, Hundred Waters, Title Fight, Alvvays, Untold, Makthaverskan, and Bully. Check out photos from the parties here. Show More Summary
photo: QT posing @ Hype Hotel, SXSW 2015 (by Jesse Deflorio) photo: GFOTY + Spinee posing @ Hype Hotel, SXSW 2015 (by Jesse Deflorio) PC Music and SOPHIE are taking over BRIC House in Brooklyn on May 8 for...
Here’s an excellent story: McDonald’s Asks Indie Band to Play For Free During SXSW. Read Their Fantastic Reply. The gist: Not-yet-super-famous indie band Ex Cops was asked to play SXSW for FREE. By McDonald’s. McDonald’s is a multi-billion dollar company. If they “don’t have the budget” to pay artists, then … The post Ex Cops vs. McDonald’s appeared first on Bil Gaines.
After breaking out last year with the Charli XCX-penned “OctaHate”, and then subsequently shutting SXSW… Read more articles like "Ryn Weaver shares new track “The Fool”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Ryn Weaver shares new track “The Fool” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Join Joey Bada$$, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, A LA $ole, Dessy Hinds and the rest of Team Pro Era in Austin for SXSW 2015. Previously: Kirk Knight – Give ‘Em | Joey Bada$$ in The Smokebox with B-Real
Created with Watch you will. Sometimes it's OK to be yesterday's news... even in this now-now-now world! As we find ourselves between Coachella weekends and the SXSW hangover has subsided, I wanted to drop some props to the 5th Annual Savannah Stopover Music Festival, which killed it from March 5-7 with 100 artists performing in just three days. Show More Summary
The first of Pitchfork's SXSW parties took place at House of Vans at the Mohawk on March 18. It featured performances from Speedy Ortiz (featuring Hannibal Buress!), Courtney Barnett, Rae Sremmurd, Natalie Prass, Sophie, A. G. Cook, Viet Cong, Shamir, Son Lux, Lydia Ainsworth, Torres, and Steve Gunn. Show More Summary
I was on the fence about Waxahatchee, aka Katie Crutchfield, prior to SXSW. I dug some of the tracks on her prior album, Cerculean Salt, but not enough to really rope me in. So when the SXSW Gods slipped her on to a Tuesday night showcase with Ryler Walker, Steve Gunn, TORESS and Angel Olsen; [...]