Video Spotlight

Tuesday Jul 21st, 2015

Video Spotlight: Art, Music, Politics with Chuck D & Shepard Fairey at SXSW 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

Whether it’s audio or visual, great art can be used for evil and propaganda – but it can also be used to enact positive social and political change.

The potential impact that art and music can have on political and youth cultures isn’t something to be taken lightly, a point...

Tuesday Jun 30th, 2015

BEN OTTEWELL WRITES & RECORDS NEW SONG AT SXSW 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

For the past few SXSW Music Festivals, Arthur brought SongCraft Presents to Austin to team up with several official showcasing artists. As part of this project, we’re excited to premiere a new track from Ben Ottewell (from English indie rock group Gomez). Listen to the track, titled “Sugarcoat,” above....

Wednesday Jun 10th, 2015

Video Spotlight: A Conversation with Mannie Fresh, Just Blaze, KLC & Young Guru

Written by Rory Burbeck

Lil Wayne, Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Eminem - all of these are legendary hip-hop artists, but what about the producers who played key roles in crafting their hits? BMI and Flight School gathered four of these super producers - including Just Blaze, KLC, Young Guru and Mannie Fresh - for...

Friday May 29th, 2015

Video Spotlight: A Conversation with Ryan Gosling and Guillermo Del Toro at SXSW 2015

Written by Christina Wiese

It seems like just yesterday we welcomed Ryan Gosling and Guillermo Del Toro to SXSW Film for an intimate conversation on Gosling’s directorial debut, Lost River. While you most likely know Gosling from his acting chops and of course, the rampant Hey Girl memes, Del Toro makes it clear from...

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