Video Spotlight

Tuesday Jun 30th, 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...

Tuesday May 26th, 2015

Video Spotlight: Rhymesayers 20th Anniversary at SXSW 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

Rhymesayers Entertainment was built from the ground up by people who truly believed in what they were creating. 20 years into the life of Rhymesayers, the founders of the label - including Slug from Atmosphere and Brent “Siddiq” Sayers - have a lengthy roster of talented, hard-working hip-hop artists...

Tuesday May 12th, 2015

Video Spotlight: JACO at the 2015 SXSW Music Conference

Written by Rory Burbeck

The film JACO, which tells the story of revolutionary bass player Jaco Pastorius, had its world premiere at SXSW Film 2015. A few days after the premiere, the filmmakers gathered for a special conference session to elaborate on the making of JACO and the immense influence Pastorius has had on...