Can UK's 'toilet circuit' of small venues survive?
Story from The Guardian.
For music industry, two Googles
Post from NY Times Media Decoder.
Magic Slim dies
Obituary from Rolling Stone.
The SXSW® Music and Media Conference is back for its 27th year. Our reputation as the biggest and most anticipated convergence of all things music is being kept alive by our continued effort to offer compelling daytime programming and stellar nighttime showcases.
Flatstock Stage, is gearing up for its SXSW debut with a great roster curated by records labels, agencies and gear companies!SXSW is just around the corner and the newest member to the day stage family,
Check out Chris Cohen, William Tyler, Raleigh Moncrief and Idiot Glee representing Panache Booking on Thursday, March 14. Stop by on Friday, March 15 to hear from The Darcys, Gold & Youth, and Snowblink courtesy of Arts & Crafts, followed by Santa Cruz Guitar Company's lineup featuring Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers and The Austin Steamers.
Vockah Redu puts maple syrup in his tea.
Redu, a purveyor of Bounce Music, grew up in the tough and famed Magnolia Housing Projects in New Orleans. If you haven't heard Bounce (I hadn't either until last year when a friend sent me a compilation and it instantly became a favorite genre in the hip hops category), peep this awesome craziness.
RIAA criticizes Google's efforts to limit infringing searches
Story from Billboard.biz.
Billboard adds YouTube views to chart formula
Story from NY Times.
Beatles grant rare music license to SXSW doc "Good Ol' Freda"
Story from The Hollywood Reporter.
Brit Award winners listed
Item from The Guardian
From March 9-16, SXSW Comedy is proud to present a packed schedule of standup, improv, sketch showcases, live podcast recordings, comedy-focused panels, and parties at venues across downtown Austin. For six years, SXSW Comedy events - open to all SXSW registrants - have brought some of the world’s funniest acts to the festival’s diverse audience. We’re excited to announce the 2013 preliminary lineup and schedule, and will be adding more shows and performers as the festival approaches - visit SXSW.com/comedy for the latest news.
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–15
Music: March 11–16
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