South By Southwest™ Music News

SXSW Eco Light Garden - photo by Houndstooth
Written by Jordan Roberts | March 18, 2015

Join Us for the SXSW Eco Light Garden in Republic Square Park

Join us for the SXSW Eco Light Garden at Republic Square Park to explore LED based art installations. Experience Wave Wall by Houndstooth, or interact with Primary Sound created by local group Gavvot Productions. Austin's own Ink Tank will bring an enchanted wishing well, Praxis Creatives will make the...

Cody Simpson. Photo by Nick Onken.
Written by Corinna Burford | March 18, 2015

The United Nations With Support From MixRadio Brings International Day Of Happiness To SXSW 2015

This week, a host of global superstars have teamed up with the United Nations and music streaming service, MixRadio, to launch the #HappySoundsLike campaign, marking and raising awareness of International Day of Happiness.

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...