South By Southwest Music News

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2015

808: Ground Shaking Beats with Funkmaster Flex, Hank Shocklee & More

Written by Rory Burbeck

You may not know it, but you've likely heard the sound of a Roland TR808, the drum machine that forever changed music.

Following up on the world premiere of 808 during the SXSW Film Festival last week, Arthur Baker will lead a panel that includes the legendary Funkmaster Flex, producer...

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2015

Art, Music and Politics With Public Enemy's Chuck D and Artist Shepard Fairey

Written by Ali Killian

Art and music can also be activism. The stories and personal tidbits embedded within art pieces and songs are sometimes political expressions with end-goals of tangible change.

Join Chuck D, the co-founder and leader of Public Enemy, and Shepard Fairey, the street artist and activist behind OBEY GIANT, for a...

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2015

What's Happening! March 17 - Music, Film & Interactive PM Edition

Written by Linda Park

Greetings, earthlings!! SXSW Music is in full swing (as you can see above), we're bidding a fond farewell to Interactive, and Film rolls on like a trooper.

Whether you're coming or going, we're so glad you've joined us. Here's just a smattering of tonight's splendid events.

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