SXSW News

Tuesday Jan 13th, 2015

Tuesday Keynote and More All-Star Programming Added to 2015 Event

Written by Aurora Blase

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology.

Before joining Google, Astro was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, an AI-based investment management firm. Previously, Astro was the co-founding CEO of BodyMedia,...

Tuesday Jan 13th, 2015

The 2015 SXSW Music Festival Artist Announcement - Round Three

Written by Rory Burbeck

There’s just two months left until the 2015 SXSW Music Festival, and we’re announcing over 500 Showcasing Artists for the event today!

As usual, the third round of 2015 SXSW Showcasing Artists features a wide array of sounds from all over the world. The big list includes indie-pop singer Marina...

Monday Jan 12th, 2015

More SXSW Film Conference Sessions Confirmed for 2015

Written by Christina Wiese

2015 just got a little sweeter. With less than nine weeks until the March event, we’re excited to share even more content for the 2015 Film Conference! Highlights include a conversation with writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights, Love & Basketball ), animation powerhouse Pixar, YouTube sensations iJustine and Lizzie...

Monday Jan 12th, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: How Sampling Saved Music

Written by Rory Burbeck

Whether you agree or disagree with sampling and the effects it has had on today’s hip-hop and electronic music, Speech - member of the rap group Arrested Development - makes some compelling points about the positives of sampling. He will be bringing his arguments to the 2015 SXSW Music Conference....

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