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SXSW Recap: Josh Homme and Iggy Pop Have Intimate Music Conversation

Josh Homme and Iggy Pop sat down with a select group of media and industry personnel to listen to some of their favorite songs and talk about what those songs meant to each other at the Apple Music House during SXSW as part of Josh Homme's Alligator ...

Drake vs. Tory Lanez Beef, 'Summer Sixteen' Diss Revenge: Quentin Miller 'Ghostwriter' Collab?

Will aspiring emcee Tory Lanez bash Drake in an upcoming collaboration with alleged YMCMB "ghostwriter," Quentin Miller?

2 Chainz, Boosie Badazz SXSW Showcase Shut Down Following Crowd Rush

On Friday (March 18), 2 Chainz and Boosie Badazz were slated to perform at the Austin Music Hall, but fans were left disappointed after a SXSW showcase was shut down following a crowd rush.

Veteran Music Festival Producers Discuss Streaming Music Festivals at SXSW

On day one of the music portion of SXSW, one of the first music-based tradeshow panels built a discussion around how live streaming music festivals are slowly becoming the norm for big music events and what technological advancements are making it ...

SXSW 2016: David Bowie Producer Tony Visconti to Deliver Opening Keynote Address

SXSW 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the grass roots to large scale festival. Tony Visconti, who was the mastermind behind some of fallen legend David Bowie's most lasting albums, including his last, Blackstar, has just been confirmed ...

SXSW Co-Founder Roland Swenson Admits to Placing David Bowie Street Sign in Austin

SXSW co-founder Roland Swenson has admitted to being responsible for pasting a sticker reading "David Bowie" over a street sign on Bowie Street in Austin.

Richard Linklater Follows 'Dazed and Confused' With ‘Everybody Wants Some’ [TRAILER]

The first trailer for Richard Linklater's long-awaited film, entitled "Everybody Wants Some," has finally hit the internet. The award-winning director is calling it the "spiritual sequel" to his 1993 stoner cult classic, "Dazed and Confused."

SXSW Hit-and-Run Drunk Driver Who Killed 4 Sentenced to Life

Rashad Charjuan Owens, the hit-and-run driver who killed four people when he plowed through a crowd of people at 2014's South by Southwest festival in Austin, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A Travis County jury convicted the 23 ...

SXSW Announces 154 Performers and 130+ Conference Panels

The Austin, TX-based South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival has announced its first round of 154 performers, which include a myriad of assorted artists from different genres and places around the world.

Alice Cooper, Van Warped's Kevin Lyman Flock to FestForward Conference For Festival Business

Behind every major musical festival is a strong team of producers and promoters and on November 22-24, 2015, the masterminds behind the burgeoning music festival industry will come together in Santa Barbara, California for FestForward, an interactive ...

Austin City Limits Curfew for Euphoria, Levitate, Other Area Festivals

The legal battle between a popular Austin-area music festival hotspot and neighboring community is over, with a noise curfew in place. Carson Creek Ranch—the host of events including Levitation (previously known as the Austin Psych Fest), EDM ...

Texas Trooper Photographed with Snoop Dogg Files Civil Lawsuit for Unfair Punishment

In April, news broke that a Texas trooper who had been photographed with Snoop Dogg at SXSW was disciplined and ordered to seek counseling. Now, word on Web is the trooper has filed a civil lawsuit for unfair punishment.

HBO Acquires "I'll Take You There" Singer Mavis Staples' Documentary Following SXSW Premiere

A documentary on gospel singer and civil rights activist, Mavis Staples, has recently been acquired by HBO. The Jessica Edwards' documentary, "Mavis!" on the "I'll Take You There" singer, was well received at its premiere at the South by Southwest ...

A$AP Rocky Talks Recording New Album 'A.L.L.A.' and A$AP Yams Following SXSW Performance [WATCH]

Following his SXSW performance Thursday, March, 19, 'Vibe' caught up with A$AP Rocky and discussed recording his new album 'A.L.L.A.' Rocky also talked about his late friend A$AP Yams.

[WATCH] Porter Robinson's mtvU Woodie Awards Acceptance Speech: 'Lionhearted' DJ Beat Sam Smith, J. Cole, Charli XCX

On Friday, March 20, at SXSW, 'Lionhearted' DJ Porter Robinson beat major pop acts like Charli XCX, Sam Smith, FKA twigs, Run the Jewels and J. Cole to win the mtvU Woodie Award for Woodie of the Year, meaning Artist of the Year. MTV has posted his ...

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