Can UK's 'toilet circuit' of small venues survive?
Story from The Guardian.
For music industry, two Googles
Post from NY Times Media Decoder.
Magic Slim dies
Obituary from Rolling Stone.
Music news updates.
Flatstock Stage, is gearing up for its SXSW debut with a great roster curated by records labels, agencies and gear companies!SXSW is just around the corner and the newest member to the day stage family,
Check out Chris Cohen, William Tyler, Raleigh Moncrief and Idiot Glee representing Panache Booking on Thursday, March 14. Stop by on Friday, March 15 to hear from The Darcys, Gold & Youth, and Snowblink courtesy of Arts & Crafts, followed by Santa Cruz Guitar Company's lineup featuring Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers and The Austin Steamers.
Vockah Redu puts maple syrup in his tea.
Redu, a purveyor of Bounce Music, grew up in the tough and famed Magnolia Housing Projects in New Orleans. If you haven't heard Bounce (I hadn't either until last year when a friend sent me a compilation and it instantly became a favorite genre in the hip hops category), peep this awesome craziness.
From March 9-16, SXSW Comedy is proud to present a packed schedule of standup, improv, sketch showcases, live podcast recordings, comedy-focused panels, and parties at venues across downtown Austin. For six years, SXSW Comedy events - open to all SXSW registrants - have brought some of the world’s funniest acts to the festival’s diverse audience. We’re excited to announce the 2013 preliminary lineup and schedule, and will be adding more shows and performers as the festival approaches - visit SXSW.com/comedy for the latest news.
SXSW Radio Day Stage is set to be the biggest yet! The 2013 Radio Day Stage presented by ASCAP is the place to grab a drink, connect to free wi-fi, relax and enjoy performances by showcasing artists in between sitting in on panels and workshops. Located on the fourth floor of the Austin Convention Center in Ballroom D, registrants will be able to catch a few extra quality performances from artists that they might miss during packed nights of show-hopping including Vampire Weekend, Bajofondo, Jake Bugg, Lissie, Divine Fits and more. We're proud to have ASCAP as the Radio Day Stage sponsor, and we are partnering with the following radio stations to broadcast and assist in curating the showcases: KCRW, KUTX, WFUV, KCSN, WXPN, KXT, Radionica, The Current, and our very own SXSWfm.The third year for the
Acts include Vampire Weekend, Bajofondo, Jake Bugg, Lissie, Divine Fits, Dawes and more
Auditorium Shores on Friday, March 15. The band has delivered some of the most notable performances in SXSW history, including 1997's Parking Lot Experiment and 2006's secret shows. The Flaming Lips 13th studio album entitled The Terror, will be released on April 2nd through Warner Bros. Records. The album was produced by the band's long-time collaborator Dave Fridmann and The Flaming Lips at Tarbox Road Studios. It's comprised of nine original compositions that reflect a darker-hued spectrum than previous works.We are excited to announce that the one and only Flaming Lips will mark their return to SXSW by playing the Town Lake Stage at
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16