Bloodshot just announced the signing of a band right up HearYa’s alley. Here’s the lowdown on Bloodshot found them. Refreshing to read that things like this still happen at SXSW in the midst of Kanye West PR stunts. Back in March we saw Nashville-via-Birmingham, AL group Banditos at one of those fly-by-night, hole-in-the-wall bars that [...]
by Andrew Sacher American Football at Webster Hall in October (more by Amanda Hatfield) Fans of '90s emo have had it pretty great this year, with very active reunions from American Football, Mineral, The Jazz June and Braid (other stuff...
Earlier this year during SXSW Interactive, Spredfast gathered together a team of five leading brand strategists to answer the five most pressing social questions in marketing today. 1. What are the factors your brand considers before launching a social campaign? 2. Show More Summary
Capturing "the musical cacophony found only at SXSW" through the eyes of Black Lips, Rich Aucoin, and Tinariwen.
by Bill Pearis UK multimedia duo Public Service Broadcasting are looking to the heavens for their new album, The Race For Space, which is out February 23. As the title suggests, this time the focus their cut-and-paste technique is the...
Earlier this morning, South by Southwest (SXSW) Music announced the second round of artists invited to perform at the 29th edition of the Music Conference and Festival. This list is subject to change and only represents a small portion of the artists slated for SXSW 2015. Show More Summary
Twin Shadow, The Cribs, Gang of Four, King Tuff, Swervedriver, and more highlight the latest round of additions.
Australian alt/psych greats The Church -- still the core of Marty Wilson-Piper, Peter Koppes and Steve Kilbey -- will release their 25th (!) album, Further/Deeper, in North America on February 23. The album was released last month in Australia...
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The free alcohol may not flow so abundantly at SXSW 2015. Event organizers have asked the city of Austin to cut down on the amount of permits it hands out to unofficial meet-ups, sessions and parties that run in tandem with the main festival. Show More Summary
Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch’s co-directed STARRY EYES has been making a lot of noise since its World Premiere back at SXSW, and now we’re just one day away from seeing what all the hype is about. To celebrate the film’s release, we’ve got two fantastic new posters for the film below. Show More Summary
Billie Joe Armstrong at SXSW 2014 (more by Ryan Barkan) Geezer is an upcoming Lee Kirk-directed film due in 2015 that's about a 40-year old man dealing with a mid-life crisis by revisiting his punk past, and they've got few...
Eventbase, the creators of the official SXSW Go Mobile app, have raised $2 million in Series A funding directly from the festival. With 6000 official events and countless unofficial ones, building an app for SXSW has proven an effective calling card that has landed the startup a number of other trade shows and other events. Show More Summary
The creator of SXSW’s official mobile event guide app, Eventbase, has raised $2 million in Series A funding from the coffers of the music, film and interactive festival. “This is the first of its kind. We formed this LLC specifically for Eventbase,” relayed SXSW’s CTO Scott Wilcox. Though he doesn’t foresee other investments in the future, Wilcox did… Read More
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Animals, the SXSW 2014 title starring Prisoners' David Dastmalchian and Kim Shaw as young Chicagoan lovers and addicts whose relationship is tested by a sudden, life-altering setback. Show More Summary
Like in past years, Georgia's Savannah Stopover will go down shortly before SXSW, and will likely have a good amount of overlap. The 2015 edition is their 5th anniversary and happens March 5-7. The initial lineup was announced today...
Just when you thought SXSW couldn't possibly get any bigger. Expanding upon the success of past programming on this topic, SXSW Interactive is adding the SX Health and MedTech Expo to the slate of activities for March 2015 in Austin....Show More Summary
A well-deserved win. Adweek has named MediaCom USA winner of the Media Plan of the Year for its Pennzoil "Mario Kart Reimagined" activation at the 2014 SXSW festival. On a live custom-made quarter-mile race track in Austin, Texas, Pennzoil...Show More Summary
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By Kosha Dillz CMJ was an amazing week. You were probably supposed to follow up with a bunch of people and forgot or you might not be trying hard enough. Let me tell you that now is the perfect time to do so, because we are far awayShow More Summary