Great news! After a handful of very serious meetings here at SXSW, we've finally decided to extend the PanelPicker voting deadline through the weekend. So whether you've been busy with work or Fantasy Football, there's still time to make your last-minute PanelPicker votes. We've extended the deadline to 11:59PM...
Big Star, the greatly influential Memphis-based band, has had a central role at SXSW throughout the years. The story of their formation, recordings, and unlikely influence on the 1980s American indie scene have been covered at panels and performances several times.
- David Anderle dies
Obituary from Billboard.
- Kevin Shields scholarship fund established for aspiring music producers
Post from Consequence of Sound.
- Deadmau5 and Disney in legal dispute
Story from The Guardian. ...
Austinites are welcome to come rock out at The Sour Notes CD release show this Saturday, September 6 at Cheer Up Charlie’s. Fellow South By alumni acts Grape St., Black Books and more are also on the bill.