The first round of SXSW Music Festival artist announcements is here!
While there will be many more to follow, enjoy a sneak peek of who to expect at SXSW 2014. We're excited to begin our programming earlier than ever and look forward to inviting many more bands soon.
The SXSW Music Conference staff has been overwhelmed with incredible ideas from this season's PanelPicker crop. The music community really stepped up this year, and we're taking a record number of submissions into our programming for the March event. We're excited to announce this first batch of 85 thoughtful panels...
- How one band's fans warped online music charts
Post from Evolver.fm.
- Rock hall nominees announced
Story from Rolling Stone.
- Robbie Robertson's kids book tells stories of music legends
Story from LA Times.
The era of the album is dying in the world of hip hop. These days, more and more artists are focusing on releasing as many free singles and mixtapes as possible. So its very rare for a group to spend almost four years crafting and perfecting their debut album. That...
- Charlotte Church criticizes 'sexist' music biz in John Peel lecture
Story from BBC News.
- The innovation of C.F. Martin
Review from NY Times.
- Deadmau5 moves to Astralwerks
Story from LA Times. ...
Santiago, Chile is a hub for Innovation and progressive thought - drawing entrepreneurs, artists and creative thinkers from around the world. The International Festival of Social Innovation (#fiis2013), held in Santiago from October 23-27, will celebrate just this, featuring a packed schedule of panels, music, workshops and networking opportunities....
- Merlin CEO: Major labels are setting up new services to fail
Post from Gigaom.
- What's doing with Bjork
Interview from Wired UK.
- Music and the politics of resistance
Commentary from Huffington Post.