South By Southwest™ Music News

Announcing the SXSW Eco Place by Design Finalists!

We're ecstatic to announce the 15 finalists of SXSW Eco's first-ever public space design competition Place by Design. These inspiring projects demonstrate a range of innovative methods that transform underutilized public places. The Place by Design jurors narrowed the original 79 entries into our 15 finalists who...

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Written by Bobby Nall | September 4, 2013

Raw Power: SXSW Music Announces Featured Speaker James Williamson

Part punk guitar legend, part esteemed technologist and electrical engineer, James Williamson's career spans many unlikely areas of the music business. After joining The Stooges in 1971, he co-wrote the songs (with Iggy Pop) and played guitar for their seminal 1973 album Raw Power, and is credited for much of...