SXSW Music

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, August 17

The <b>Daily Chord</b> salutes Aretha Franklin, mourning her passing this week and listening to her records for the foreseeable future. Check back each …

Music

Music Videos: Guide to 2019 SXSW Film Festival Submissions

The <b>SXSW Music Video</b> screening section consists of a range of classic, innovative, and stylish work showcasing the scope of music video culture.If you …

Music Videos

5 Showcase Application Tips from the SXSW Music Festival Team

The <b>SXSW Music Festival</b> invites artists from all over the world to Austin, Texas for a week every March to elevate their musical careers by performing …

Music Festivals

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, August 3

Pot, Sub Pop, Sir Paul. You want a music news aggregator that pays attention to important subjects, hence the <b>Daily Chord</b>. Music is first with us, and …

SXSW

Stephen A. Smith Trashed for 'Passive Aggressive' Compliment to LeBron James 'It's Just a Question'

Fans are trashing ESPN’s <b>Stephen A. Smith</b> over what they’re calling a “backhanded” compliment aimed at L.A.-bound basketball star <b>LeBron James</b>.<p>In a …

Lebron James

Tomorrowland raises the bar for Glastonbury festival

A post shared by Tomorrowland (@tomorrowland) on Jul 28, 2018 at 7:02am PDT<p>When I first got offered Tomorrowland tickets, I really didn’t know what I …

Festivals

SXSW 2019 Badge Quiz — Find Out Which Badge is Right for You

Each March in Austin, Texas diverse groups of creatives across interactive, film, and music industries converge at the SXSW Conference & Festivals to</b> …

SXSW

I watched 132 videos to find the best local bands in NPR's Tiny Desk Contest

It’s time to throw away the objective journalist hat for a moment and put on my completely-biased, music-loving shoes, because the submissions are in …

New Albums

Your Guide to SXSW 2019 Registration & Hotels

And we’re back – SXSW 2019 registration and housing is now open!Join us for the <b>2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals from March 8-17</b> for an event packed …

Festivals

The 200 Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+

<i>This list is part of Turning the Tables, an ongoing project from NPR Music dedicated to recasting the popular music canon in more inclusive – and accurate – ways. This year, our list, selected by a panel of more than 70 women and non-binary writers, tackles history in the making, celebrating</i> …

Music

Director Ethan Hawke and Actor Ben Dickey to Discuss Blaze, Opening at the Belcourt

In August, the Belcourt will open the film <i>Blaze</i>, which tells the story of one of the lesser-known members of the Texas outlaw country music movement, …

Nashville

SDCC ’18: Amazon’s Jack Ryan Experience Thrilled Above All Other Activations

The Jack Ryan Experience delivered in bringing the tense action, cerebral thrills, and sense of adventure from the Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series set …

Business Development

SDCC ’18: Graphic Novel Explosion Reaches Libraries, Why Can’t You Find Any to Read?

There’s many reasons to build out an adult graphic novel collection in a library. Graphic novels aid in keeping a library relevant with the current …

Libraries

SDCC ’18: Diversity & Inclusivity–I Wish I Had This When I Was a Kid

When you see yourself represented in the world, you see your value. Comic books continue to be a home for stories of marginalized groups, but how …

Business Development

Adult Swim responds to Dan Harmon's 'offensive' resurfaced sketch: 'There is no place for this type of content here'

<i>Rick and Morty</i> creator Dan Harmon will remain employed at Adult Swim, despite the resurfacing of an unsavory comedy sketch that he produced years ago.<p>The controversial sketch in question came from Harmon’s 2009 pilot <i>Daryl</i>, a spoof of the Showtime drama <i>Dexter</i>. In the video that reappeared online …

Los Angeles

Dan Harmon leaves Twitter as old pedophilia sketch resurfaces

“Rick and Morty” and “Community” creator Dan Harmon left Twitter as an old sketch emerged in which he plays a therapist who sexually assaults babies.<p>Some conservatives, most notably right-wing provocateur Mike Cernovich, fueled online outrage over the 2009 sketch “Daryl,” a parody of Showtime’s …

Comedy

Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz dishes about his love for Austin ahead of Saturday tour stop

It’s been 25 years since Counting Crows’ debut album, “August and Everything After,” took the ’90s by storm.<p>Ahead of the band’s Saturday show with …

Bands

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, July 20

New music, old music, live music, recorded music, music formats, music business, the culture of music, music in the courts, music festivals, music …

Music

SDDC ‘18: Hall H Line—Security Holes Plugged for Line Cutters?

Hundreds of people missed out on Hall H last year due to what some whispered as rumors of counterfeit wristbands. An issue of that magnitude required …

Comic-Con

Style & Retail

Style & Retail<p>March 8-11, 2019 | Interactive Track<p>The Style & Retail Track features conversations around technology’s ever-evolving role in shaping …

SXSW

Death Metal Grandma

I first met Inge Ginsberg, the 96-year-old who’s recently become something of a death metal music icon, on a sunny August afternoon at her home two hours upstate from New York City. I’d half expected to see a place filled with Metallica paraphernalia, but it was nothing like that. Instead it felt …

Kultur

Music Industry & Culture

Music Industry & Culture<p>March 12-16, 2019 | Music Track<p>As new technologies constantly disrupt industry practices, the Music Industry and Culture …

SXSW

Celebrities on wheels: Hollywood and sports stars and their cars

American reality-show star Kim Kardashian takes a selfie as she rides on a classic car next to her husband, rap superstar Kayne West in Havana, Cuba, in 2016 Desmond Boylan, AP<p>American reality-show star Kim Kardashian gets into a classic car next to her husband, rap singer Kanye West and their …

Money

Making & Marketing Music

Making & Marketing Music<p>March 12-16, 2019 | Music Track<p>The Making & Marketing Music Track inspires attendees to discover what happens when creativity …

SXSW

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, July 13

This week, the <b>Daily Chord</b> shared stories about festival bubbles, biometric ticketing, dominant streaming, and yet another shady, canceled event. Keep …

SXSW

Social & Global Impact

Social & Global Impact<p>March 8-13, 2019 | Convergence Track<p>The Social & Global Impact Track highlights innovations and initiatives that are …

SXSW

Media & Journalism

Media & Journalism<p>March 8-14, 2019 | Convergence Track<p>The Media & Journalism Track explores how journalism, analysis, and content distribution are …

SXSW

Health & MedTech

Health & MedTech<p>March 8-12, 2019 | Interactive Track<p>The Health & MedTech Track focuses on the new technologies and approaches being applied to …

SXSW

Report: SXSW’s 2018 economic impact was $350.6 million

The 2018 South by Southwest festivals had a $350.6 million impact on Austin’s economy, according to a new report released Monday.<p>That’s an increase …

Texas

Future Workplace

Future Workplace<p>March 9-13, 2019 | Interactive Track<p>The Future Workplace Track brings together HR, talent, and corporate leaders to discuss …

The Workplace