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An ode to Southby, by Southby

Okay, we missed this one when it was posted (we were, after all, already in Austin and were quite busy), but Jason Gilbert’s poetry around SXSW is lovely… even more so as a retrospective of the event because every line is derived from a panel title at this year’s event.

It opens:

Does Social Media Make Concerts Better?
Is Twitter the New Customer Call Center?
So You Want to Partner with a Social Media Star?
Making VR Golf: Dude, Where’s My Par?

Ah, the memoires!

# Posted by Ewan on March 28, 2016; Comments Off.
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Things To Do Today at SXSW: Monday, March 21st

•  Really, Go home!

# Posted by Eric on March 21, 2016; Comments Off.
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Things To Do Today at SXSW: Sunday, March 20th

•  Barbecue and Softball Tournament
12:30PM – 5:00PM Krieg Fields

•  Go Home

 

# Posted by Eric on March 20, 2016; Comments Off.
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Things To Do Today at SXSW: Saturday, March 19th

Here are more highlights from the SXSW schedule, as chosen by the SXSW Baby! team:

Film

• A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story 
4:15pm Topfer

• Miles Ahead – Stateside 7:00 PM
7:00pm Stateside

Music

• Kat Dahlia
Noon - Radio Day Stage

• Lewis Del Mar
9:00pm  Hype Hotel 1100 E 5th

Gaming

The Sound of VR 
2:30pm ACC Ballroom C

Party

Rachael Ray’s Feedback
10:00am - 4:00pm Stubbs

# Posted by Eric on March 19, 2016; Comments Off.
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SXSW Baby Interview: Holy Nothing

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Ewan chats to Holy Nothing ahead of their SXSW debut set.

Directly from Porto, Portugal, this electronic music trio travels deep into the exploration and experimentation of what a lab full of synthesisers and grooveboxes can produce. When mixing tropical rhythms with industrial vocoders or diving danceable grooves deep into hypnotic ambiences, everything seems possible and unexpected in the hypertextual language of this band.

So it is stated by their debut album ‘Hypertext’. The sum up of a year of exploration, experimentation, failure and accomplishment, brought up by the creative madness of their peculiar rehearsal and composition sessions.

This musical exploration is charged even further by the live projections created specifically to make the links between the knots. Music and video are symbiotically performed to generate a profoundly immersive voyage.

More on Holy Nothing at SXSW.com.

# Posted by Ewan on March 18, 2016; Comments Off.
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SXSW Baby Interview: Call Me Kat

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Ewan chats to returning SXSW star Katrine Ottosen (Call Me Kat) ahead of her Austin showcases.

Under the name CALLmeKAT Danish native Katrine Ottosen creates alt-pop with playful ease and a curiosity for the darker corners of the pop music spectrum. Known for her psychedelic approach and captivating live performances, her refreshing take on contemporary pop combines a woody earthiness and a soaring curiosity that leaves a lasting impression.

More on Call Me Kat at SXSW.com.

# Posted by Ewan on March 18, 2016; Comments Off.
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Things To Do Today at SXSW: Friday, March 18th

Here are more highlights from the SXSW schedule, as chosen by the SXSW Baby! team:

Film

• BANG! The Bert Berns Story 
11:00am Topfer

• Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke
6:45pm Lamar D

Music

• Firekid 
9:00pm Bungalow 92 Rainey Street

• Juan Zelada 
10:00pm  Lucille 77 Rainey St

Gaming

• Passing Go: How Crowdfunding Changed Tabletop 
11:00am ACC Room 4abc

Party

• Full Irish Breakfast Day Show 
11:00am - 6:00pm BD Rileys 204 E. 6th St

# Posted by Eric on March 18, 2016; Comments Off.
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