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SXSW's Brave New Worldnew

Now in its 25th year, music's most inspired festival keeps getting bigger and better.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  03-24-2011  |  Music

The New Containers of Music: Keeping Up With the Changing Industrynew

The people behind the bands at this year's South by Southwest talk about breaking out of music's old ways and repositioning the industry in the digital age.
Boise Weekly  |  Gavin Dahl  |  04-07-2010  |  Music

South by Southwest's Loss was Fort Worth's Gainnew

This year's SXSW in Austin was the best in several years even though a lot of clubs were empty... because where Fort Worth bands were playing, plenty of folks showed up.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Anthony Mariani  |  03-26-2010  |  Music

What SXSW Says About Fort Worthnew

Austin's SXSW festival was a showcase of many things, including the metamorphasis of the recording industry and what it means to cities like Fort Worth, that have great local music bands that get largely overlooked by festival promoters.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Caroline Collier  |  03-26-2010  |  Music

Monterey County’s Most Ambitious Musicians Seize South By Southwest’s Unique Platformnew

Wearing only tight green briefs and a Robin Hood hat, Rushad Eggleston dangled upside down like a bat from a rusting, two-story-high piece of scaffolding. Somehow, he managed to hold onto his oversize cello while he sawed on it like a frantic lumberjack.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Stuart Thornton  |  03-25-2010  |  Music

Attempting to Make Sense of SXSW, America's Premier Music Festivalnew

There are close to 2,000 registered bands at SXSW, although the impossible-to-determine unofficial number is probably twice that. If you perform, you will do so opposite hundreds of other bands from all over the world.
The Portland Mercury  |  Ezra Ace Caraeff  |  03-25-2010  |  Music

Some of Your Beeswax: Director Andrew Bujalski Chatsnew

If the word “mumblecore” ever meant anything in the first place, it definitely had something to do with Andrew Bujalski. The lo-fi indie director of Funny Ha Ha and Mutual Appreciation debuted his third feature, Beeswax, in March, and speaks about the film festival favorite.
New York Press  |  Eric Kohn  |  08-06-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Independent Artists Revive Alternative Formatsnew

Underground music acts and labels are keeping physical music releases alive with cassette tapes, 7-inch records, CD-Rs, 3-inch and business card CDs, 8-tracks, USB strips and countless other object-fetishist curiosities.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Jesse Locke  |  04-23-2009  |  Music

Behind the Musicnew

Four writers remember the highs and lows of SXSW 2006.
Tucson Weekly  |  Annie Holub, Curtis McCrary, Linda Ray and Stephen Seigel  |  03-29-2006  |  Concerts

Minibosses Generate Buzz at South by Southwestnew

The Phoenix band The Minibosses, although still unsigned, has moved into the national spotlight.
Phoenix New Times  |  Michele Laudig  |  04-02-2005  |  Concerts

Getting Buzzed at SXSW 2005new

Austin's music festival is like The Apprentice for indie rock bands, says one of a gajillion performers.
Dallas Observer  |  Sarah Hepola  |  03-29-2005  |  Music

Four Days in Austinnew

Attending the annual music festival South by Southwest 2005 involves some long waits, a blur of performances and several standout bands.
Seattle Weekly  |  Michaelangelo Matos  |  03-23-2005  |  Concerts

Carolyn Mark Enjoys Infamy

Despite much radio play and some prime spots at the upcoming South by Southwest fest, alt-country singer-songwriter Carolyn Mark keeps it goofy and low-key.
Monday Magazine  |  Greg Pratt  |  08-07-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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