South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the most important music, tech, and culture events in the world has announced its expansion outside of North America, to Sydney Australia this fall. the festival will take place from October 15th to the 22nd, 2022. More details for Sydney to come. The fest also announced dates for the 2023 event back in Austin as well.
Music and technology festival South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 16-20, 2021) unveiled the SXSW Online XR world and programming as part of the 2021 event. The condensed, fantastical artist representations of Congress Avenue and the Red River Cultural District, using the SXSW 2021 look and feel, will showcase live panels, Meet Ups, special events, a selection of 360° videos from the Virtual Cinema program, as well as 2D video feeds of SXSW programming.
Musician artist and activist Amanda Palmer has shared a podcast interview with Lingua Ignota. The episode is a teaser of Amanda’s forthcoming podcast series, launching sometime this fall. Palmer highlights the music of Lingua Ignota, a.k.a. Kristin Hayter and discusses how she became a fan, and then interviews the artist where they connected on many subjects. They chatted when Kristin opened for AFP at South By Southwest this past spring. Her new album Caligula released on July 19th via Profound Lore Records. Palmer’s own new album There Will Be No Intermission (Cooking Vinyl) released on March 8th, International Women’s Day. Continue reading
We recently caught up with the guys in Scottish Indie Rock band Fatherson at The New Colossus Festival during their brief US tour. Hanging out at Arlene’s Grocery in New York City, we talked to Ross Leighton (guitar/vocals) Marc Strain (bass), and Greg Walkinshaw (drums) about their 2018 album Sum of All Your Parts (Easy Life Records), their recent “reimagined” EP, playing SXSW 2019, their creative process, and their future plans for the sound of the band. Continue reading
Stonecutters have has a busy 2019 already, and they are just getting warmed up. They performed two shows recently at South By Southwest (SXSW). Now they have booked a new headline tour of the east coast this spring, including a stop at the New England Stoner and Doom Fest. All dates can be found below and tickets are on sale now. The band is still supporting their recent release, Carved In Time. Continue reading
Video première time! Orlando-bred, Austin-based psychedelic indie pop band Timothy Eerie has released their mind-blowing new video for their track ‘Transformation of Things’. Supported by Fat Elvis Records and Nomad Eel Records, the band has been building a buzz since 2015 with their eclectic influences. Definitely, a must listen for fans of the buttery-toned psych rock’n’roll. The band has shared the stage with wide-ranging artists from La Luz, Dead Meadow, L.A. Witch, Kikagaku Moyo, Boytoy, Las Robertas, and Holy Wave. They kick off a new run of tour dates next week, including a turn at SXSW.‘Transformation of Things’ was Animated and Edited by Jeffrey Plettink. Check out the video now! Continue reading
Genre mashing Death Metal dealers Stonecutters have teamed with Ghost Cult today for the announcement of a new tour this spring! Included in the dates is a stop at South By Southwest (SXSW) and notable stops at The Riot Room in Kansas City, Vino’s in Little Rock, Wits End in Dallas, and Santos in New Orleans. The full list of tour dates is listed below. Stonecutters acclaimed Carved In Time album was released in 2018. Continue reading
Pig Destroyer performed a brand new song at this year’s South By Southwest festival, and footage of the tracks debut has finally appeared online. Continue reading
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra finally made their live debut in the States on Friday night at the Loudwire/Clrvynt showcase at SXSW. Continue reading
Philadelphia bred heavy rockers Ecstatic Vision are releasing a new album Raw Rock Fury via Relapse Records on April 7th. You can hear the first single ‘You Got It (Or You Don’t)’ below:Continue reading