Artist applications for the 2015 SXSW Music Festival are now open!
Apply via Sonicbids before Friday, September 12 and save: the application fee from July 8 through September 12 is just $33. The fee for applications submitted after September 12 is $45. The final application deadline is Friday, October 10....
- Taylor Swift breaks down the music biz
Commentary from Wall Street Journal.
- YouTube pacts with Music Vault to add concert videos
Post from CNET.
- Ringo celebrates 74th birthday
Story from LA Times. ...
And we’re back! After a (large) dip in new music releases last week, probably due to the 4th of July holiday here in the US, eight SXSW Showcasing Artist alumni are releasing brand new albums this week. For the first time this summer, we’re including all SXSW alumni acts going...
- Indies offer streaming on their own terms
Story from NY Times.
- Streaming up, sales down in first half of 2014
Story from LA Times.
- Shut your dumb, stupid mouth about The Beatles being overrated
Rant from Vice/Noisey. ...
Still trying to find a way to get yourself to V2V? This may be your ticket! Announcing a major contest for the chance to win airfare, four night hotel stay at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas during V2V and a SXSW V2V badge.* Apply by writing your story and why...
Brazil, one of SXSW 2014’s most promising international delegations, is breaking social media records this World Cup.
Across the country, the World Cup is becoming known as the ‘Copa dos Memes’, due to the enormous social media buzz surrounding the event.