We’re thrilled to announce Mazda as the official automobile of SXSW for the next three years.
They’ll be deep in the heart of the Texas-sized action to help you connect, watch, listen and of course eat your way across the live music and BBQ capital of the world.
- Top album of 2014 depends on how you count
Story from NY Times.
- 2014 was another bad year for music sales
Post from Gigaom.
- How the control queen lost her touch when the media went social
Story from ...
- Joe Cocker dies
Obituary from NY Times.
- Why is pop still popular in 2014?
Essay from Vanyaland.
- Global Music Rights threatens to sue YouTube over 20,000 songs
Post from Holllywood Reporter. ...
In this week’s Speaker Spotlight edition we turn to Mathew Levy, the Senior Director of Sales and Acquisitions at Passion River Films. Mat, along with representatives from Screen Media Films, Tugg, Breaking Glass Pictures and Oscilliscope Labs, will talk release strategies and numbers in their Secret is Out! Distributors...
Americana World Headquarters host and primary programmer for SXSWfm, Kevin Connor, has a pretty simple explanation for his beloved musical genre: “where folk, rock, country, blues, bluegrass, soul and so many sounds come together.”
Mr. Connor highlighted his picks for the top Americana releases of 2014 on yesterday’s episode....
Hey y’all! It’s Claudette, SXSW Shorts Programmer and native Texan! Each year at SXSW we screen many films made by local Austinites and Texans at large. There is enormous talent in the Lone Star State and we love to highlight them! Check ‘em out below.
On Saturday’s episode of Bonafide Jams, our resident Aussie DJ Cori Burford ran down her list of top hip-hop tracks of 2014. Browse her top albums list (in no particular order) below.