South By Southwest Music News

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Preview LAUNCHedu, the SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Written by Jessica MacCall

Last week SXSWedu unveiled the full program for LAUNCHedu, the annual education startup competition that takes place during the SXSWedu Conference & Festival each March. The announcement included this year's startup finalists, the competition emcees and judges. Preview what's on the program for LAUNCHedu 2015...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Deep Tracks: Royalty Collection & Copyright Issues

Written by Rory Burbeck

Royalty and copyright issues took center-stage within the music industry in 2014, with several artists and songwriters making their voices heard. This looks to be another landmark year with decisions on 2016-2020 webcasting rates looming, growing payouts from performance right organizations like SoundExchange and many more things that will surely...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Breaking a Monster: Unlocking the Truth Panel Confirmed for SXSW Music

Written by Rory Burbeck

Unlocking the Truth won’t just be performing as an official SXSW Showcasing Artist this year - the teenaged metal band from Brooklyn will also be speaking during the SXSW Music Conference about their documentary film Breaking a Monster....

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Rhymesayers Label Founders to Discuss 20 Years of Success at SXSW Music 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

Rhymesayers - the Minneapolis-based indie hip-hop label co-founded by members of Atmosphere - is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015, and part of the celebration is happening at the SXSW Music Conference. The lineup of speakers includes artists Evidence and deM atlaS, Rhymesayers label staff Kevin Beacham and...

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