South By Southwest® Music News

Wednesday Jan 21st, 2015

BBC Introducing Unveils Lineup for SXSW Music 2015 Showcase

Written by Rory Burbeck

BBC Introducing and the PRS For Music Foundation will co-present a showcase at the British Music Embassy on Wednesday, March 18! Last year, BBC Introducing formed a new partnership with PRS for Music Foundation, the UK's leading charitable funder of new music across all genres. Together, they have given...

Wednesday Jan 21st, 2015

Boss Tweed Backline's "Black Smoke Conjuring" Lineup Set for SXSW 2015

Written by Jessica Pickett

Los Angeles and Austin based premiere backline company Boss Tweed Backline will be hosting their first official showcase at SXSW this March! Festival attendees can head over to The North Door on Friday, March 20th to catch the killer Black Smoke Conjuring lineup of metal, psychedelic and progressive...

Tuesday Jan 20th, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Should Music Mags Survive or Get Killed Off?

Written by Rory Burbeck

What do you think? It’s a bold question with no easy answer. Music publications are fighting for survival in a digital world against a lot of competition, and several have already lost that battle.

Speakers Ann Powers (NPR), Joe Levy (Billboard) and Nathan Brackett (Rolling Stone) will be led by...