Audio Spotlight

Thursday Jul 16th, 2015

Audio Recap: Should Music Mags Survive or Get Killed Off? at SXSW Music 2015

Written by Bobby Nall

When Jason Gross (Perfect Sound Forever, The Block) first proposed this session, it raised some eyebrows among the Music Conference programmers. When he rounded up an all-star panel including Ann Powers (NPR Music), Jim DeRogatis (Sound Opinions), Alex Gale (Billboard), and rock critic legend Jaan Uhelszki, we knew we’d have...

Tuesday Jul 14th, 2015

Summertime Middle Biscuit Indie Rock Mixes Now Streaming on Mixcloud

Written by Rory Burbeck

I listen to the Middle Biscuit show every week and can’t help but think that Elizabeth (the host) made this playlist just for me. Lovers of straight-up indie rock, garage, psych and surf, plus the occasional pop tune, will likely feel the same way. Check out the latest episode...

Thursday Jul 2nd, 2015

Stream the 4th of July Edition of Americana World HQ on SXSWfm

Written by Rory Burbeck

America and Americana music seem to go hand-in-hand, a fact that isn’t lost on Americana World Headquarters host Kevin Connor. Monday’s 4th of July edition of his weekly show featured some of the most American tracks you could think of from greats like Bruce Springsteen, Dave Alvin, Jason Isbell and...

Friday Jun 5th, 2015

Audio Recap: How Musicians Get Paid - The View From DC

Written by Rory Burbeck

Many stakeholders in the music business seem to agree that reformed copyright law in the United States is long overdue. But where do we stand on making this happen?

From the viewpoints of key legislators and decision-makers in Washington, D.C., we are making steady progress towards reform but several challenges...

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