South By Southwest® Music News
We know it feels like SXSW 2015 happened just yesterday, but we’re already beginning to look towards next year. Mark your calendars: artist applications for the 2016 SXSW Music Festival will open on Monday, June 29.
Sonicbids will return as the official SXSW Music Festival application platform for 2016....
As part of the first group of Pakistani musicians to perform at SXSW Music, Mai Dhai captivated audiences with her fierce vocals and unrelenting rhythm section, which included a harmonium and two dhols (Punjabi double-headed drums), throughout all three of her showcases.
Now, we can relive and reflect on some...
- FCC allows Pandora to buy South Dakota radio station
Story from NY Times.
- Music's top earners of 2014
List from Billboard.
- A2IM names Libera Award nominees
Post from Hypebot. ...
The calendar has officially flipped over to May, and if this week’s stout list of new music is any indication, we should be hearing a lot more in the coming weeks and months.
We’re kicking the month off with thirteen new albums from SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artists this week....
- Apple pushing labels to kill free Spotify streaming
Post from The Verge.
- Mark Ronson's hit 'Uptown Funk' adds five writers
Post from NY Times.
- Rock In Rio takes a gamble by coming to Las Vegas
Story from LA ...
The annual Levitation festival (formerly known as Austin Psych Fest) gets going this Thursday with two downtown kick off parties at The Mohawk and Red 7 before shifting to Austin's Carson Creek Ranch for three days of psyched-out, reverb-drenched music.
Quite a few SXSW staff members will be in...
Enter to win a badge to SXSW Eco by helping eliminate energy poverty. SXSW Eco has partnered with Gridmates in a joint effort to provide energy to the world's first community powered by crowdsourced energy!