March marks the 30th year of SXSW Music, but rather than rehash all the same old stories, we’re going to tell you new ones. Nary a Seagull, let alone a Flock, will be disparaged in this retelling. Any references to softball will be Hanson-free, in this “no stowaway” zone....
There are several trends that we think will be particularly buzz-worthy at the 2016 event, one of these trends we predict to see significant growth next March in Austin is the video game industry.
Stream a conversation on songwriting with Will Butler, Britt Daniel, Mac McCaughan and more at SXSW Music 2015. The speakers get up to perform some of their songs throughout the session.
Part 1 (1987- 1994): From baby acts and first steps to inspiration from the man in black.