SXSW News

Economist Paul Krugman & Win Butler Confirmed for Discussion on the Celebrity Economy in Music

How will artists make money in ten years? Twenty-five years? Economist and The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has been confirmed to speak during the 2015 SXSW Music Conference about the future of the music economy on Thursday, March 19 at 12:30PM in Austin Convention Center Room 18ABC....

SXSW 2015 Artist: Intocable
Written by Rory Burbeck | February 24, 2015

All-Latino Auditorium Shores Showcase Announced for Saturday

SXSW Music is proud to announce this year’s all-Latino free to the public Auditorium Shores showcase on Saturday, March 21 as part of SXAméricas. The lineup features three notable bands representing a wide variety of musical styles: Intocable, Bomba Estéreo and Compass. The gates will open at 12:00PM with...

Written by Sonja Silkey | February 24, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Franz von Holzhausen

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Franz von Holzhausen. At SXSW, catch his session Designing the Future of Transportation session on Sunday, March 15th at 12:30 at the JW...

Written by Megan Simpson | February 23, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Art Vs. Purpose – Innovation in Marketing

Solo speaker Leigh Christie of Brooklyn, is an artist and engineer. This year at SXSW, he encourages attendees to bring their “creative hats” and join him for his session, Art Vs. Purpose: Innovation in Marketing. Christie says no prior knowledge is needed to understand the talk’s contents, as...

Written by Megan Simpson | February 23, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Mosh Pit of Experts 2015 – The Future of Social

According to Austinite Sean McDonald, enough with the pontificating panel! In a rapid and fast-paced session, titled, Mosh Pit of Experts 2015: The Future of Social he and the other panelists, aim to put the audience in the hot seat as the experts on the future of social....

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