South By Southwest Music News

Wednesday Sep 17th, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Possessed by Paul James at HAAM Benefit Day

Written by Rory Burbeck

There aren’t many one-man bands that inspire and move the crowd quite like Possessed by Paul James. Konrad Wert’s music is a fierce combination of instruments and styles, deftly switching between guitar, fiddle and banjo all while stomping and singing passionately throughout his live sets....

Tuesday Sep 16th, 2014

Listen to Americana Music Festival Preview Now on SXSWfm!

Written by Kevin Connor

This is the big week of the year for the Americana Music Association; their 15th annual conference and festival kicks off tomorrow at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee with the Honors & Awards show. SXSW veterans hold down the key positions: Jim Lauderdale is the emcee, Buddy Miller...

Tuesday Sep 16th, 2014

New Music! Artist Alumni Releases - Tuesday, September 16

Written by Rory Burbeck

It’s time for another New Music Tuesday here in the US! Fifteen former SXSW Showcasing Artists make up this week’s list of alumni releases.

Today’s highlights include: Oklahoma garage-punk band BRONCHO returns with a new record out on Dine Alone; multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden releases her fourth studio album under the...