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808 at SXSW
Written by Rory Burbeck | March 17, 2015

808: Ground Shaking Beats with Funkmaster Flex, Hank Shocklee & More

You may not know it, but you've likely heard the sound of a Roland TR808, the drum machine that forever changed music.

Following up on the world premiere of 808 during the SXSW Film Festival last week, Arthur Baker will lead a panel that includes the legendary Funkmaster Flex, producer...

SXSW 2015 Presenter: Shepard Fairey
Written by Ali Killian | March 17, 2015

Art, Music and Politics With Public Enemy's Chuck D and Artist Shepard Fairey

Art and music can also be activism. The stories and personal tidbits embedded within art pieces and songs are sometimes political expressions with end-goals of tangible change.

Join Chuck D, the co-founder and leader of Public Enemy, and Shepard Fairey, the street artist and activist behind OBEY GIANT, for a...

What's Happening! March 17 - Music, Film & Interactive PM Edition

Greetings, earthlings!! SXSW Music is in full swing (as you can see above), we're bidding a fond farewell to Interactive, and Film rolls on like a trooper.

Whether you're coming or going, we're so glad you've joined us. Here's just a smattering of tonight's splendid events.

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Watch SXSW On Video: Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud's Interactive Keynote

Did you miss Saturday's Interactive Keynote, Princess Reema’s Mission to Empower Saudi Women, presented by Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud? Watch a replay of the interview-style Keynote, where Princess Reema discussed the taboos and struggles women face in Saudi Arabia....

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