Tag: south by southwest

by Mark Glaser

Every year, the hype machine revs up in Austin, Texas, for the South by Southwest confab. What started as a lil’ old music conference has turned into a smorgasbord of media makers in film, music and interactive. And where else could you find something called Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel? But that was so last year. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click to read all SXSW coverage Are you recovered yet? The SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, was bigger than ever this year, with more parties, more panels, more rain and more controversy than ever. If you braved the lines, the weather and the crowds to learn more about creative culture while networking with friends […] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

Click to read all SXSW coverage One of the highlights of SXSW for me this year was a session called “Everything is a Remix, So Steal Like an Artist,” a conversation about remix culture and creativity between artists Austin Kleon and Kirby Ferguson. As the session title indicates, their philosophy is that all artists build […] more »

by Mark Glaser

What started out as a casual live music conference has grown into something huge. The South by Southwest conference now encompasses music, film and interactive, and spans 10 days in March. Last year, SXSW estimated that the conference brought in 65,200 people to its exhibit space, and pumped a whopping $168 million into the local […] more »