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
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
One of my favourite albums of the year, one of my favourite new discoveries of the year band-wise and probably my favourite band I saw play at this year’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, and yet they released Images du Futur in the first week of March and it has taken me this bloody [...]
Back in March during South by Southwest, London-via-Stockholm synth-pop duo K.I.D.S. performed their very first live show, and afterwards we spoke to Rosanna Munter and Charles Cave about that first experience as a live band. They’ve since had a few more weeks to hone their show and start putting together a debut album, and so when... More »
Lightning Entertainment, the Santa Monica-based sales, production and distribution company, has acquired international rights to the hit South by Southwest Film Festival comedy, Gus, starring Michelle Monaghan ( Source Code, Gone Baby...Show More Summary
Big Omaha has become a must-attend event on the startup conference circuit since its start in 2009. Some have compared the experience to South by Southwest in Austin in its earliest days, where several hundred (not this year's 30,000)...Show More Summary
Source: Spring Break for Nerds: A skeptic learns the secret to South by Southwest’s success NOREEN MALONE New Republic, APRIL 26, 2013 http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112904/south-southwest-spring-break-nerds#
Briefly: You may remember last year’s South by Southwest film festival when I wrote a blog about appearing in a documentary. That documentary, Just Like Being There directed by Scout Shannon, is now available on Netflix Instant. It’s a carefree journey through the world of limited edition gig posters, told through the music of festivals like [...]
The on-stage magic of New Jersey eight-piece River City Extension has been solidifying its reputation for a while now. Since they really caught our eye at South by Southwest in 2011, River City Extension has appeared on stages at big...Show More Summary
Foursquare has been the darling of the burgeoning "SoLoMo"(social-local-mobile) revolution ever since the company burst onto the scene at South by Southwest (SXSW) in 2009. The company's financial fortunes, however, have not been so sweet. Show More Summary
My discovery of Kopecky Family Band happened during one of those serendipitous moments at South By Southwest a couple/few years ago. I was at South Congress, walking in an alley behind Yard Dog Art Gallery to get to my next destination, when I heard some sweet music sounds coming from a small stage near a [...]
THEY COME OUT OF NORTH/SOUTH/WEST/SOUTHWEST PHILLY Into The Public Square Where There Is "LOVE" Because The City Commissioned The Artwork. Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29 A Shooting Of A Black Person By An "Outsider"...Show More Summary
The sun is shining at South by Southwest as I press an inked stamp of a tyrannosaurus rex onto a woman's forearm. I hand her a flyer and explain we believe in a world where extreme poverty, like dinosaurs, can be extinct.
The 2013 music festival season gets under way in just a few hours with the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. While last month’s South By Southwest in Austin is the biggest musical event each year in sheer numbers, it is not a musical festival per se. Therefore, over the past [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe
Founding a startup means going all in no matter what. At least, that’s what Danny Boice, CTO of Speek, discovered when he pulled a pitch-winning stunt at SXSW. There I am, at South by Southwest. My plan: drink good beer, meet good people and pimp the Speek brand. Show More Summary
The inBloom database reportedly contains the student names, addresses, phone number, social security numbers, photos, and school achievement and attendance particulars. During the recent South by Southwest Education Technology Conference in Texas, the inBloom project was unveiled. Show More Summary
Mother Falcom, the orchestral indie pop group that made quite a splash last month at South By Southwest, is set to release their latest album in May. The record, You Knew, is Mother Falcon’s follow-up albumt o the acclaimed 2011 LP Alhambra,...Show More Summary
See also: More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage Friday, April 12 Starting at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Independent is Movies and Music: Pavilion and Sam Prekop. Coming from the South by Southwest fil...
Every year, the digital world converges on Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSWi), which features “five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology.” At AIDS.gov, we have welcomed this opportunity to learn and collaborate with others through the Digital Health track , one of the many tracks offered...
Anyone hoping to find the next new standout consumer tech star at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Conference was probably disappointed. But this doesn't necessarily mean tech has reached a plateau.