AUSTIN, TX—Musical highlights on my first night in the clubs were few and far between, but I was mightily impressed by two high-energy acts from Los Angeles that were my first great finds of the festival.Fidlar is a pop-punk quartet—“slackers at heart” who “only really care about sk
AUSTIN, TX—With the crowds larger than ever—thanks to the burgeoning interactive soiree lingering as the music attendees arrive—and the corporate presence more ubiquitous and obnoxious than this blogger has witnessed in 20 years of covering this event—a temporary four-story tribute to/advertisement
Listen to Andrew Gill on SXSW and Wendy Turner on the Integrated Media Association panel on Afternoon Shift Monday at SXSW Interactive, Chicago's tech industry tried to make the case that the next wave of internet stars are already working in the Wi
Friday marks the start of South By Southwest 2012- universally known simply as SXSW. The little conference that began in Austin, Tex. in 1987 has grown into a cultural and corporate behemoth that is virtually inescapable each March.
With the videos going viral and punk message boards and Twittering fans almost universally condemning him for the fracas that ended Screeching Weasel's show at South by Southwest on Friday, frequently omitting the messy context as presented in this blog and the Los Angeles Times, Chicago native Ben