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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 Artist: Elias Mazian
Written by Jes Elliott | March 17, 2015

SXSW Music Expands Electronic & Dance Programming for 2015

Over the years, SXSW has championed heaps of musicians, DJs and labels that now make up the colorful palette of electronic music we all enjoy today. We're set to expand this programming next month with an extensive showcase offering with the aim of being well-rounded and reflective of both established...

Photos by Steve Rogers
Written by Megan Simpson | March 16, 2015

Recap: Michelle Phan and Eva Chen Keep Your Social Media Game Sincere

Yesterday, Monday March 16, Featured SXStyle session with digital pioneer, Michelle Phan, and COO of Lucky/Conde Nast, Eva Chen, Keeping your Social Media Game Sincere, provided a roadmap for how SXSWers can stay true to themselves online and avoid the skeptical eye of followers.

Phan, a digital pioneer with...

Photo by STUDIOshira
Written by Sasha Vliet | March 16, 2015

Mark Cuban Emcees the Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition in Startup Village

Mark Cuban emceed an exciting round of competition in the Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition. The finalists met to share their pitches and to hear the judges give their input and decisions on which startup walks away with the final awards.

The participants in this round were:

Nuvo Group...

The SXSW Music Conference
Written by Rory Burbeck | March 16, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Independent Labels Then & Now

There's no question that records labels have evolved and changed in recent years - the question is: how?

A panel of industry figures, including Sire Records co-founders Seymour Stein and Richard Gottehrer, will answer this question while discussing how the challenges for today's labels stack up against those of the...

Convergence Day at SXSW
Written by Brad Wolff | March 16, 2015

Convergence Spotlight: Music Startup Village

The rapidly accelerating Convergence of entrepreneurialism in the tech and music industries is harnessed in one place at Music Startup Village on Tuesday, March 17. Open to Interactive, Music, Gold and Platinum badgeholders and located at the Hilton Hotel (4th Floor, Salon A), entrepreneurs and startups will discover...

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