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Five Underrated Performances at SXSW 2016

By Janelle Abad SXSW Press Team When a festival encompasses an entire city, not even including the unofficial showcases, artists are prone to being left in the dust by other acts. Here are some of my favorite acts that I feel didn’t quite get the recognition they deserved at this year’s South by Southwest. 1. […]

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SXSW 2016: That’s a Wrap

By Travis Tyler SXSW Press Team It is not every day that you get to experience something as big and exciting as South by Southwest. I had my expectations on what I thought my experience would be. However, what I ended up experiencing completely blew me away. My SXSW partner, Allison Belcher, and I set […]

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Post SXSW Depression

By Brittany Robinson SXSW Press Team How do you move on after an event like South by Southwest? Is it because when SXSW ends, spring break does too? Or is it that after a week of music, films and panels with your favorite celebrities, you find it hard to transition back to how things were? […]

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Best of SXSW 2016: Electronica Acts

By Janelle Abad SXSW Press Team Made of Oak Made of Oak is made of one half of Sylvan Esso. In the latter half of 2015 Nick Sanborn focused his production towards releasing his debut EP, Penumbra. The project is comprised of five tracks with the sonically stimulating single, “Pinebender.” All tracks, however, showcase the same dynamicism […]

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Kerry Washington Talks Social Media and Stardom at SXSW

By Travis Tyler SXSW Press Team For all you Scandal watchers, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress Kerry Washington stopped by South by Southwest Interactive for a broad discussion with InStyle editorial director Ariel Foxman on social media. Well-spoken and charming, Kerry let the audience into her world. From maintaining her privacy, to personal branding […]

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SXSW 2016: Hibou Interview

Interview by Brittany Robinson SXSW Press Team   Hibou is the solo-project of Seattle-native Peter Michal. After touring North America and Europe as the drummer for Craft Spells, Michal felt that his time with them had run its course and decided that it was time for him to create his own music. Last September, he […]

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JJ Abrams Gives Insight on Technology in the Film Industry

By Allison Belcher SXSW Press Team There is absolutely no doubt that JJ Abrams is a film industry genius. Abrams has done a bit of everything, from the television series “Lost” to “Inception,” to “Star Wars” and “Super 8.” Abrams has blessed the competitive field of movie making with hard-to-come-by talent. Abram’s undeniable fame was visually […]

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How I Found Love at SXSW 2016

By Brittany Robinson SXSW Press Team Hi, my name is Brittany and I’m a minor… at least in the terms of bars and the shows performed in those bars. This means that I am plagued by X’s on the back of both of my hands and the smell of sharpie lingers every time my fingers […]

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SXSW: Eating Well on $4 a Day

By Travis Tyler SXSW Press Team You’re in a college town where almost every street is filled with delicious yet slightly fattening fast food. You tell yourself that you’ll head to the store to get that healthy, low carb, low fat dinner you know you should eat. Then you remember how good that McDonald’s burger […]

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SXSW: LGBTQ + Tech Workforce Panel

By Travis Tyler SXSW Press Team On March 12, I had the privilege of going to my first SXSW Interactive experience. It was nerve wracking at first because there was so much to do and so much to see. It was a lot to take in. Once I got my pass, it became easier to navigate […]

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SXSW 2016 Tradeshow: Innovations in Music Tech and the Future of Record Labels

By Allison Belcher SXSW Press Team The SXSW Trade Show is a showcase that highlights several different promising startup companies, technological innovations and forward thinking entrepreneurs from all over the world. With Artificial Intelligence and virtual reality simulators being a large part of the featured technologies of SXSW, it’s refreshing to hear about other emerging […]

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SXSW: A Newbie’s First Impression

By Allison Belcher SXSW Press Team As a free attendee of past South By Southwest festivals, I’ve never truly had the opportunity to experience the festival with a badge. During past years, I remember staring enviously at the thousands of badge holders, walking the streets proudly with their lanyard and personalized badge with their photo […]

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Say What About Dating?

By Travis Tyler SXSW Press Team This one here goes out to all the single ladies out there. Do you ever wonder why dating seems to be a hassle? You hear the same old lines like, “He’s just not that into you,” or “You’ll find the one eventually,” or my personal favorite, “There are plenty […]

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My Quest to See The Strokes at SXSW

By Ashley Galvan SXSW Street Team South by Southwest is the craziest time of the year in Austin, Texas, but it is hands down my favorite fest of the year. From day 1 to day 10, there is nothing but madness. Some of you may or may not have experienced the hustle and bustle of […]

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Desperate Minors Guide to SXSW

By Brittany Robinson, Janelle Abad SXSW Music Press Team SXSW can be a whirlwind of negative experiences if you are under 18 and unprepared. You just end up walking down 6th street until you find a nice bar to sit in front of. There you will listen to the vague sound of one your favorite […]

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Texas State Takes Over SXSW Interactive

By Joshua Morrison Blog Content Contributor Each year, thousands of the brightest minds in tech-driven industries flock to Austin to attend SXSW Interactive. The experience is, by all accounts, an electrifying one. Speakers from all corners of the industry come to share their ideas, inspire audiences, network and party. Important things happen at SXSW Interactive. […]

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Keep Spring Break Weird

By Chelsea Moran Blog Content Contributor Spring break trips can be difficult to plan and unless you start way in advance, you may be stuck close to home. Lucky for us, Austin is not only near by but filled with tons of cool places and activities to enjoy over the week vacation we desperately need. […]

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