Big pop stars of the future to come from Asia and South America
Story from NME.
Bob French dies
Obituary from NOLA.com.
Springsteen asks for fan input for doc
Story from Rolling Stone.
Billy Bragg delivers John Peel lecture
Story from The Guardian.
Record labels are still alive
Story from The Telegaph.
The SXSW® Music and Media Conference is back for its 27th year. Our reputation as the biggest and most anticipated convergence of all things music is being kept alive by our continued effort to offer compelling daytime programming and stellar nighttime showcases.
The Hideout in Chicago is the place to be on November 13th. Head on over to 1354 West Wabansia this Tuesday from 6-8pm to mix and mingle with SXSW staffers and other Chicago music industry folks. And don't forget to bring your business card for our SXSW 2013 Music badge giveaway!
The deadline to RSVP is today, Monday, November 12th. Email us now at MusicRSVP@sxsw.com if you haven't already, and we'll add your name to the guest list. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow, Chicago. And although we might just be visitors, we do know that ketchup is never used on a hot dog and Malort is only for the most adventurous palate!
Divining music fans' habits
Item from NY Times Media Decoder.
When Brian Eno met Ha-Joon Chang
Interview from The Guardian.
What's doing with Duff McKagan
Interview from The Independent.
Spotify is finalizing a fresh round of financing
Post from CNET.
Songwriting as treatment for vets' PTSD
Feature from KUT.
If you're still running late, have no fear. The deadline for SXSW Music's premiere competition has been extended through the weekend. Companies now have until 11:59 pm (CST) Sunday, November 11 to enter the 2013 SXSW Accelerator Presented by Microsoft BizSpark.
The SXSW Music and Film conferences in 2013 will feature an abundance of exciting and notable panelists. The green room, as an essential preparation area, is part of every panelist's SXSW experience. Presenter opportunities are currently available for Music and Film green rooms and are the perfect way to gain exposure to a targeted high-profile industry demographic. Contact Sara Barney or Luann Williams for more information!
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–15
Music: March 11–16
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