The SXSW Music Conference and Festival wants to congratulate the more than 70 alumni artists and speakers nominated for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards last week! The nominees, which were announced this past Friday, December 5, include a large number of our former showcasing artists and conference speakers...
Several artists heading to the 2015 SXSW Music Conference and Festival are truly independent. With no label support, many artists implement grassroots marketing efforts for music that they’ve recorded and released on their own.
If you are a DIY indie artist, a lot of daytime sessions at the 2015 SXSW...
SXSW is excited to announce that Hotel Shuttle Passes are now available for purchase online! Get on board with thousands of fellow badgeholders who discovered that TMS Hotel Shuttles provide the most cost-effective and reliable transportation between SXSW’s official hotels and the Austin Convention Center. With shuttles running from early...
- Grappling with the 'culture of free' in Napster's aftermath
Feature from NY Times.
- Lil Wayne blasts label over album delay
Story from LA Times.
- Brian Goble dies
Obituary from Vancouver Sun. ...
Last week SXSWfm paid tribute to Ian McLagan on Chronolog and Pimp C on Bonafide Jams, showcased some new music on Americana World Headquarters and played conscious hip-hop on Self Titled. Check 'em out.
- Apple deleted songs from customers' iPods
Story from CNN Money.
- Viscerally facing up to Ferguson
Story from NY Times.
- Billy Bragg: The pleasure of playing with Ian McLagan
Post from The Guardian. ...
This session - which included Bob Mould, Britt Daniel, Steve Wynn and Matthew Caws joined by newcomer Jeremy Messersmith - gives us insight into the creative process of some of rock’s most prolific musicians.