SXSWORLD February 2013


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Casio Will Be at the Music Gear Expo Stop by the Music Gear Expo in the Austin Convention Center to check out Casio's new Privia Pro PX-5S stage piano as well as the XW-series synthesizers. The company will be complementing its exposition with a night of DJs and dancing scheduled for Thursday (March 14) at Haven. The lineup includes some of the biggest names in dance music. Wu Tang Update 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Enter The 36 Chambers by the Wu Tang Clan. While all group members have ventured off to other projects, leader RZA plans for the group to reunite for one last album to be released later this year. Learn about emerging technology and design on the Next Stage in the SXSW Trade Show. Learn about the next frontier in entertainment technology from Digital Domain's Ed Ulbirch, the brains behind the Tupac Shakur hologram. Join Dave Allen, Gang of Four founding member, for a discussion on how artists and entrepreneurs can evolve with music tech startups. The Fair Play Panel will discuss the good and bad of the music tech environment. The SXSW Music Conference is excited to present interviews and talks with the likes of Dave Grohl, Clive Davis, Richie Hawtin & Deadmau5, producer Ken Scott, Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies, Eric Burdon of The Animals, songwriter Richard Thompson and many more to come. Tuesday's conversation with Richie Hawtin and Deadmau5 kicks off a string of EDM-focused panels. "The Music Biz Isn't Dead: Secrets of EDM Revealed" will take a comprehensive look at the methods EDM artists are using to engage fans (and sell tickets). "EDM: DJs vs Producers" will examine the relationship between the live DJ and studio producers. Hear industry experts including Troy Carter, Michael Cohen, and Sean Glass discuss everything from ticketing to management to labels. Find dates and times for everything at "What Can Rock Learn From EDM?" will find ways to translate that success to the world of rock music. Music Showcase News Indie retailer CD Baby will be presenting a showcase for the first time at SXSW Music 2013. The evening will feature Escort, The Colurs and a special reunion of SHOES. Paste Magazine will be hosting an official showcase of folk and Americana music with the help of Newport Folk Festival and Sennheiser Electronics, who are also new presenters. Canadian booking agency Sofa King Raw Entertainment, Inc. will bring the best of its electronic and hip-hop acts, including Ryan Hemsworth and BADBADNOTGOOD. C O U R T E S Y F O U R PAW S M E D I A A M B E R N O VA K H-town Marnie Stern New! SXSW Live at The North Door: . 14 Tupac Shakur hologram 2013 SXSW Music Conference Updates New Showcase Presenters SXSW is hosting its first-ever live streaming venue. Throughout the music festival, each night's showcase at The North Door will be filmed and streamed live to T O U R I N G , C O U R T E S Y O F D I G I TA L D O M A I N Music Gear Expo 2012 Next Stage: Showcasing New Music Trends and Technology IMAGE COPYRIGHT DR. DRE AND CHRONIC J W WA LT H A L L News & Notes Terakaft SXSWORLD / FEBRUARY 2013 Emmylou Harris The Houston hip-hop scene is making a resurgence, lead by Killa Kyleon, Doughbeezy, Propain, Delorean and L.E.$., all of whom will take the stage at the Welcome To The South showcase, presented by and SF2 Media Group. Iconic indie label Kill Rock Stars will present its first official showcase in years, bringing some of its eclectic roster of artists including Marnie Stern, Kinski, Hands and Boats. Americana Music Association will feature fan favorites Richard Thompson and Emmylou Harris with Rodney Crowell at its annual Thursday night showcase (March 14) at Antone's. World music artists scheduled to perform at SXSW 2013 include Terakaft, from Kidal, Mali, showcasing its desert blues sound. From the Puglia region of Italy, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino will share Pizzica musical and dance traditions. Titi Robin Trio from Angers, France will bring its rich fusion of French, Arab and Gypsy music.

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