Ahead of the Apple Music exclusive stream of the documentary ‘808’ set for Dec. 9, Apple has tweeted a new trailer for the film that focuses on Roland’s iconic TR-808 drum machine. ‘808’ was originally shown at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and is just shy of 7/10 stars on IMDb as of this writing. Show More Summary
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Sarah Ventre At last year's SXSW I was pretty lucky to catch some amazing acts from outside of the U.S., including a performance by Mauritanian musician Noura Mint Seymali, who is probably one of the best singers in the entire freakin' world right now. Show More Summary
Apple Music has secured the exclusive rights to ‘808,’ a documentary about the impact the Roland TR-808 drum machine had on music, CNET reports. Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe narrates the movie, which first premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and features interviews with music industry superstars like Pharrell, Questlove, David Guetta, and Rick Rubin. Show More Summary
Cherry Glazerr, Temples, S U R V I V E, Beach Slang, No Joy, PWR BTTM, Ultimate Painting, Weaves, Modern English, Omni & more added to 2017 lineup. Continue reading…
SXSW has shared another round of performers for their 2017 music festival. Some highlights from among the 200 new additions: Beach Slang, Menace Beach, Cherry Glazerr, IAN SWEET, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Temples, Weaves, Muncie Girls, Omni, Pixx, Greg Graffin, Tunde Olaniran, Tei Shi, Avi Buffalo (not broken up, apparently), Bridgit Mendler, Hayley Kiyoko, Lewis […]
SXSW Music Festival 2017 takes place from March 13-19. Nile Rodgers has been revealed as one of this year’s keynote speakers. He joins a group of previously announced speakers that includes Zane Lowe. In addition, 200 more bands have been announced for the lineup. Show More Summary
Nile Rodgers has been announced as a Keynote Speaker for the 2017 of the South By Southwest Music Festival and Conference, along with more than 200 additional artists. Rodgers, a multi-Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, arranger, and guitarist joins previously announced Zane Lowe as a 2017 Music Keynote. Show More Summary
After premiering at last March’s SXSW Film Festival, HBO has set a January 23 premiere date for Irene Taylor Brodsky’s Beware the Slenderman documentary. Based on the iconic character that started on the Something Awful forums years ago, “In this horrifyingly modern fairytale lurks an online Boogeyman and two 12-year-old girls who would kill for him. […]
EXCLUSIVE: Abramorama has acquired North American theatrical and digital rights to Bang! The Bert Berns Story, the documentary that bowed this year at SXSW and screens tomorrow at DOC NYC. Stevie Van Zandt narrates the biographical docu which features commentary from Berns discovery Van Morrison, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Ben E. Show More Summary
"Life isn't about toys... it's about mistakes." FilmBuff has released a trailer for a weird indie film titled The Arbalest, a quirky romantic drama starring Mike Brune. It's about an inventor of the world's greatest toy (called the Kalt Cube) who reflects through flashbacks on his obsession with a woman who hates him. Show More Summary
The deadline is looming for the 9th annual SXSW Accelerator Live Pitch competition. An incredible 71% of SXSW Accelerator alumni have gone on to secure a collective $3.1 Billion in funding. I've been proud to be a part of the SXSW Accelerator Advisory Board for several years now and here...
Montreal band Heat will release their debut album, Overnight, on January 20. Montreal band Heat will release their debut album, Overnight, on January 20 via Topshelf Records (US)/The Hand Recordings (CAN)/Rallye Records (JP). Made with...Show More Summary
OK, hear me out: Reykjavik is a great place to host a festival. Sure, it’s far away and prohibitively expensive, but it’s also small and hospitable and super, super beautiful. Iceland Airwaves operates in a similar way to SXSW: The city center is replete with venues, cafes, and dive bars, and when the festival’s underway, […]
Katie Presley When I go to SXSW in Austin each year, I take notes on every show I see. Seeing a hundred shows in four days means faces, sounds, and the space-time continuum blend together by the end, so I leave myself written reminders. Show More Summary
"And where did your voyage take you to today, my Lord?" The Orchard has released a full theatrical trailer for an indie film titled Hunter Gatherer, the feature debut of Josh Locy, which won the Best Actor Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival. Show More Summary
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(Photo: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. by Joan Michelson) Imagine you're an eight-year old kid and you get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to visit the President of the United States in the White House, in the Oval Office, to talk about your passion project with an intense focus on persuading the President to support your cause. Show More Summary
Calling all startups! Enter the 9th annual SXSW Accelerator Live Pitch competition. An incredible 71% of SXSW Accelerator alumni have gone on to secure a collective $3.1 Billion in funding. I've been proud to be a part of the SXSW Accelerator Advisory Board for several years now and here are...
GUEST: It’s travel season for me coming up here soon. I always attend CES in Las Vegas (let me know if you want to chat in person), the SxSW conference in Austin, and a few extra trips here and there. Living up here in Minneapolis, it’s the perfect time to escape the inevitable cold and snow. Recently, […]