SXSW Music – The Band List: Round 2

South by Southwest (SXSW) Music is pleased to announce a second round of acts invited to perform at the 28th edition of the SXSW Music Festival taking placeTuesday, March 11 – Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Bringing the total number of bands announced so far to over 500, this is still just a small sample of what can be seen this coming year. A highlight of this latest announcement is Gary Numan. The influence of...

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2014 SXSW Showcasing Artists
Oct17

2014 SXSW Showcasing Artists

This is the first round of artists. All acts subject to change. Aer (Wayland MA) Kyle Andrews (Nashville TN) Atlanter (Oslo NORWAY) Atomix (Mixcoac MEXICO) The Autumn Defense (Chicago IL) Avi Buffalo (Los Angeles CA) Belle Adair (Muscle Shoals AL) Betunizer (Valencia SPAIN) The Black and White Years (Austin TX) Jeff Black (Nashville TN) Black Taxi (Brooklyn NY) The Black Watch (Los Angeles CA) The Blank Tapes (Los Angeles CA) The...

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Beatles Custom Vox Guitar Going Up for Auction
Mar21

Beatles Custom Vox Guitar Going Up for Auction

A custom-built VOX guitar played by not just one, but two Beatles around the time of Magical Mystery Tour will be up for auction this May, Reuters reports. Expected to sell between $200,000 and $300,000 at Julien’s Auctions, John Lennon and George Harrison both played the guitar: The latter used it to practice “I Am the Walrus” in 1967, while the former played it during a video taping for “Hello,...

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Register Of Copyrights Expected To Call For Reduction In Copyright Term

For a long time now, the idea of an overhaul of copyright law in the US has mostly been seen as a pipedream. However, it appears that the Register of Copyright, Maria Pallante, may actually be angling for a major bit of copyright reform. Coming up next Wednesday, she’s going to be testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on her supposed “Call for Updates to U.S. Copyright Law.” Apparently, on March 4th, she...

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SXSW Live – Streaming Goodies March 15

We have an a day of streaming so killer I can hardly contain my excitement. And neither can the King of Spring Break from the looks of it. Head on over to the International Day Stage in Exhibit Hall D of the Austin Convention Center or tune your computers in at noon to catch a day of global goodness with the following acts.   International Day Stage 12pm Charan Po Rantan 1pm Pulenta 2pm Imam Baildi 3pm Shout Out Out Out Out...

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NAPSTER, DOWNLOADED the Film

DOWNLOADED is directed and produced by Alex Winter and co-produced by Maggie Malina. Overseeing for VH1 are Warren Cohen, Brad Abramson, Shelly Tatro and Jeff Olde. Consulting producer for “Downloaded” is Thomas Zimny, editor Jacob Craycroft and the director of photography is Anghel Decca. Several years in the making, DOWNLOADED focuses on the advent of digital file sharing, including the rise of game-changing company Napster and its...

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