The term "World music" can be ambiguous. So many different styles could be considered World, and the SXSW Music Festival strives to showcase a variety of World artists from all over the place each year. Here's a small sample of SXSW 2015 world artists on today's edition of Four...
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As the dust settles from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, SXSWfm is celebrating Giving Tuesday! #GivingTuesday - which was started in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation - is a day where charities, families and businesses come together to celebrate generosity and give...
Of all the hot button issues that will be discussed during the 2015 SXSW Music Conference, perhaps none are more timely than royalties, licensing or copyright.
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There’s just something about distorted guitars. Like a dose of caffeine, a song with the right amount of fuzz can be energizing, refreshing and inspiring. These four SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artists exhibit slightly different influences with one common thread - fuzz and distortion.