South By Southwest Music News

Friday Nov 7th, 2014

SXSWedu Deadline Extension: LAUNCHedu and Playground Applications

Written by Jessica MacCall

Great news for all of the procrastinators out there ... SXSWedu has extended the deadlines for both LAUNCHedu and Playground applications through the weekend! This means, you now have until Sunday, November 9 before 11:59 pm CST to enter your startup for the LAUNCHedu competition or ...

Wednesday Nov 5th, 2014

Music Conference Spotlight: How to be a Woman in Rap Journalism

Written by Rory Burbeck

Hip-hop has, for the most part, been a notorious “boys club” since the genre broke into the mainstream in the early 1990s, and this revelation is perhaps most prevalent in the male-dominated world of rap journalism.

At the 2015 SXSW Music Conference, four women in the field will discuss gender...