Tag Archives: SXSW

Michelle Obama Playlist

It’s SXSW week.  I won’t be there because as Yogi Berra famously said, “Nobody goes there anymore.  It’s too crowded.”  However FLOTUS, Michelle Obama will be there to deliver her keynote on March 16 to discuss the Let Girls Learn initiative, which aims to break barriers for the 62 million girls around the world who are […]

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Snoop Dogg keynote at SXSW

In anticipation of Snoop Dogg as the keynote at SXSW, here are a few of his memorable quotes from years past. When I’m not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg. If the ride is more fly, then you must buy. The most important decision I’ve […]

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Free Music Friday

Spring Break for the record industry is coming up.  March 18-21 is South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin.  It used to be a small, local event but like all good ideas (Coachella, Comic-Con, Sundance) it’s morphed into some kind of monster. Now every corporation now wants a piece. Good times can still be had, but you […]

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Musicians come first

SXSW is over and buzzed about bands will continue to be buzzed about while others will go back and work harder to get better.  Hopefully those musicians were in attendance or heard Dave Grohl’s SXSW keynote speech.  His speech contained key phrases that he kept repeating over and over like a mantra or actually more […]

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Free Music Friday

There’s still plenty of free SXSW music to be had.  Here’s a 60 song sampler courtesy of Spin.   …and if you’re hardcore, click on the photo and you’ll be pretty much set for life. Enjoy!   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it […]

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Free Music Friday

You might not be at SXSW but you can always get a small taste.  Here’s a great sampler  including Ron Sexsmith, Josh Ritter, Ivan & Aloysha, The Lone Below and Amanda Palmer.   They will all be in Austin next week.  I highly recommend this collection and it’s yours for the taking. If 30 isn’t enough […]

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