When last I meditated on my recent experiences at SXSW in Austin, I was commenting on the lack of interest in AM/FM among musicians with whom I spoke. It is unclear to me, however, whether those artists were representative of the broader creative population. I am certain that staffers and deejays from NPR and the […]
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Take our poll on whether AM/FM radio still helps young musicians. After sitting through the Celebrity Economy in Music panel at last week’s SXSW, which featured economist Paul Krugman and the principals of Arcade Fire, I sat down outside and collected my thoughts. If touring is overwhelmingly the main way that artists make their money, […]
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I spent last week at the SXSW conference in Austin. This post begins a series of articles about what I saw and heard, and what I think it might mean for radio. I’ll get to radio soon, but first I want to narrate my way through one of the conference’s highlights, a panel titled “The Celebrity Economy […]
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SXSW gets started on Friday, and Radio Survivor will attend. I’ll fly in to Austin from San Francisco early next week and catch many of the event’s music days. Here are some of the key radio focused presentations. Thursday, March 19: Redefining Radio for the Digital Age: “How will radio listeners experience music in 5 years?” […]
South by Southwest (SXSW) attendees are furiously mapping out a busy schedule of live music, panel discussions, films, and parties in Austin as the festival kicks into high gear this weekend. Radio fans will have plenty to choose from, including numerous panel discussions and meet-ups as well as podcasting-related broadcasts and events. This year, numerous […]
South by Southwest starts this Friday, and the sprawling festival has something for lovers of just about every type of media, including all forms of audio and radio. Yesterday my colleague Jennifer outlined the radio related panels and meet-ups happening there this year. Podcasting represents in Austin, too, from panels, to live recordings and screenings. […]
Starting this weekend, Austin, Texas will be teeming with techies and music fans, as the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event kicks off on Friday, March 7. The Interactive and Film portions hit first, with the music festival running March 11-16. Numerous panel discussion will explore the topic of radio in some way, shape or […]