In this edition of Rogue One Bits: The running time of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may have been revealed. Director Gareth Edwards is returning to SXSW next year. As expected, the new Rogue One trailer dominated social media. A new Catalyst excerpt sheds light on the Erso family. Show More Summary
It's five songs and with such super-specific lyrics -- which Alex normally delivers in a melodic deadpan -- that each one is instantly distinguishable from the rest. Instrumentally, the EP pulls from the last two decades of indie rock... Continue reading…
If you've read my blog for any amount of time, you've probably heard me mention Jonathan Fields. He's been a good friend of many years and we've been part of many events together, from speaking at SXSW in Austin to all six (!) WDS's from 2011-2016 in Portland. Show More Summary
TUESDAY 10.18.16 Music Business News From Around The Web Zane Lowe is talented, but is he really transformational or revolutionary enough to keynote SXSW or is Apple just a big sponsor? Updated continuously under our More News tab
The mammoth SXSW conference announced some major keynote speakers today (alongside over 750 panels). The geekerati attending the week-long celebration of technology, music and film will no doubt fill the room to hear what the secretive Apple has to say as Creative Director Zane Lowe takes to the stage.
Apple Music creative director and Beats 1 head Zane Lowe has today been announced as a keynote speaker for the 2017 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The event takes place from March 10th through March 19th, though it’s unclear when Lowe’s presentation will be (via Billboard). more… Filed under: Apple
Next year's SXSW tech and music gathering will include a keynote speech from Apple Beats 1 lead DJ Zane Lowe, among its 700 presentations.
‘Rogue One’ Directed Added To SXSW Keynotes SXSW added some force to their 2017 keynote speaker series. The festival announced today that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards has been confirmed as a speaker for the upcoming film festival. Show More Summary
SXSW has announced more panels and speakers for its 2017 edition, which happens March 10 - 19 in Austin. Beats 1 Radio's Zane Lowe will be one of the keynote speakers, as will filmmaker Gareth Hudson (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). 750 Panel Sessions were just announced... Continue reading…
Before a crowded room at SXSW Eco, Bryan C. Lee Jr. of the Arts Council Of New Orleans spoke passionately about leveraging architecture, design, and city planning to empower communities of color and deliver inclusiveness rather than oppression.
At SXSW Eco's annual Startup Showcase, tomorrow's business leaders square off in a fast-paced pitch competition to make their ideas a reality. This year, seven startups emerged victorious. Read on to learn more about their change-making concepts.
The organizers of the annual SXSW Festival & Conference have announced the first major round of acts confirmed the Music portion of the festival, which takes place March 13-19, 2017. The artists in this first round hail from 26 countries and represent a variety of sounds you’ve come to expect from SXSW. Show More Summary
This week, we're coming to you live from the SXSW Eco conference in Austin, Texas. First up: Revolution now. The Department of Energy released its latest progress report on solar, wind, batteries and LEDs. Even for those who follow the space, the data is pretty remarkable. Show More Summary
A new episode of Austin City Limits featuring Robert Plant premieres this weekend, and it marks his first return to the show in 14 years. The show was performed back in March after SXSW, and Plant performed a set including classic Led Zeppelin songs backed by his band the Sensational Shape Shifters. Check out Plant’s […]
Despite an abundance of choices, it's still hard to find plant-based milks without loads of added sugars that still have the protein levels comparable to an animal-derived milk. At the 2016 SXSW Eco conference, we learned about a new brand, Ripple Foods, which was created in hopes of disrupting these norms.
A look at the expanding biotech landscape at SXSW. South By Southwest (SXSW) is a music, film, and interactive festival that happens in Austin, Texas every March. Since its inception in 1987, it has evolved to become a launching pad for a wide range of innovative technologies (Figure 1-1). Figure 1-1. Show More Summary
After Her explored how artificial intelligence may become a new outlet for humans to find love, a new film that played at SXSW earlier this year feels like a kindred spirit. It’s one that’s a little more grounded in reality, but still uses technology as the catalyst for romantic confusion. Show More Summary
A concert promoter with a Senior Director of Energy and Environment? It's true and AEG's announced at SXSW Eco on Tuesday that the global concert promoter was adopting a new, science-based goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and environmental footprint. Overall, concert promoter AEG has reduced annual GHG emissions...
Every year, like clockwork, the entire music industry descends on Austin for SXSW. The music portion of the this year’s festival will go down 3/13-3/19, and the second round of artists on the lineup has just been announced. The 156 new additions include Girlpool, LVL UP, Autre Ne Veut, the Drums, Chastity Belt, Delicate Steve, […]