Audio Spotlight

Tuesday Mar 10th, 2015

Four on the Floor: European Acts That Aren’t British

Written by John Stizza

In the world of pop music, the words “British Invasion” are among the first we think of when we consider acts from outside the United States, particularly from within Europe. But Europe has far more to offer than just British brilliance, especially in today’s industry. Here are four official ...

Friday Mar 6th, 2015

SXSW Music Weekly Round-Up: The Damned, Portugal. The Man, Wiz Khalifa & More

Written by Rory Burbeck

This week, we announced new speakers Lyle Lovett and Holly George-Warren for a session that will examine the legacy of Texas music journalist Chet Flippo. Wiz Khalifa has also been locked in to talk about the relationship between sports and music.

The Damned, Portugal. The Man, Angel Olsen,...

Thursday Mar 5th, 2015

Four on the Floor: Bands That Might Be Transformers

Written by John Stizza

As bands and artists begin the search, and accompanying arguments, to choose their artistic moniker, many names get tossed aside quickly due to their close relation or similarity to something else popular or misleading. Here are four Showcasing Artists performing at SXSW 2015 whose names sound like they could...

Friday Feb 27th, 2015

SXSW Music Weekly Round-Up: Paul Krugman, Wynonna Judd, Hamilton Leithauser, Robert Earl Keen

Written by Rory Burbeck

It is now the end of February, and many of us here at SXSW HQ are coming to realization that this thing is actually happening. 19 or so days until the 2015 SXSW Music Conference and Festival kicks off, and we've added more than 200 Showcasing Artists and several...

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