- 43% of artists do not have health insurance
Report from Future of Music Coalition.
- New chief of FCC is confirmed
Story from NY Times.
- Stevie Wonder confirms first new albums in eight years
Item from The Guardian. ...
The SXSW Music Conference staff is still busy mining through the astonishing amount of great and unique ideas submitted to PanelPicker this season. Earlier this month, we announced the first round of programming for the big event in March - 85 accepted sessions - and we aren’t done yet!...
First of all, a great new profile of the band Shoulders has been written by our friend Margaret Moser in the Austin Chronicle. Find it here.
- Music industry margin growth worst among media and entertainment
Story from Billboard.
- Beck signs with Capitol Records
Story from Pitchfork.
- Five things to expect from YouTube's music service
Post from Evolver.fm.
- Country hall inducts three ...
To follow up the excitement of the BIG SXSW 2014 programming announcements, Chevrolet, a super sponsor of SXSW for the past five years, has put together a list of their “Top Things We Love about SXSW” to share in the anticipation.
Reach those at the heart of the SXSW Music Festival — the artists— by sponsoring the Artist Lounge in 2014. The lounge, open exclusively to SXSW showcasing artists, provides a refuge for musicians to reboot, network with peers and take a much needed break from their busy SXSW schedules. Centrally...
Lou Reed died Sunday, October 27 in New York City. A musician, artist, and cultural giant, Reed’s work advanced the sound and scope of rock and roll. With The Velvet Underground, he explored avant-garde music and dark lyrical themes, sparking punk rock and inspiring countless musicians. After the Velvets, Reed...