SXSW 2013 Music Festival March 12th-17th at the Austin Convention Center

Normal people get excited for things like Groundhog day, income tax refunds and Beyonce HBO specials (No diss to B or groundhogs). Us ? We’re more excited about the 2013 SXSW Music Festival at the Austin Convention Center this March 12-17th, featuring the likes of Vampire Weekend, Joey Bada$$ and AbSoul. And who’s on our Top 20: Best of SXSW ? Stay tuned in while we count down the days with our favorite artist showcasing at the festival!   In... Read More

I AM A 4G HOT SPOT

Good intentions misunderstood? Or a case of exploitation of the homeless? Reports that Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH LABS) has launched a Beta during the SXSW events turning homeless people into WIFI hotspots has many in the country stirring. 13 Homeless people have been chosen to test this product idea wearing tshirts that say “I AM A 4G HOT SPOT.”Yes you read that correctly. And it’s pretty simple to comprehend, Homeless people converted... Read More

Snow Expected in Austin Texas for SXSW

Femcee Snow Tha Product, a 23-years-old, the versatile, bilingual lyricist is proving that there are no boundaries to her songwriting or performance abilities. She recently released her aptly-titled project Unorthodox via iTunes, preceded by the Unorthodox 0.5 mixtape hosted by DJ Whoo Kid in August 2011. Snow’s project Unorthodox features production from SuperStar O (Jim Jones, Waka Flocka, Wiz Khalifa), Florida beatmaker RedHook Noodles,... Read More

A3C to Host SXSW Showcase | Line Up Announcement

A3C is happy to announce the line up for the 2012 SXSW Festival “This is our first time hosting a SXSW showcase, and couldn’t be more excited about the artists on the showcase.” SXSW is a  festival with thousands of artists, from various genres, and almost as many showcases. The music portion of the festival takes place in Austin, TX from March 13-18th. Performances By: A3C Stage Mobb Deep Brother Ali Consequence Hopsin Jarren Benton Laws OCD:... Read More

Cass McCombs @ Stubb’s (Austin, TX)

Stubb’s dark and downstairs room (it’s more like a cave) was packed for Cass McCombs’ show on January 14th in Austin, TX. The crowd—young, shoulder- to-shoulder, and sufficiently well lubricated—was itching with anticipation by the time McCombs’ opener, Frank Fairfield, began to play. Fairfield’s set was strong and well-received, and his musical talent—in particular, his fiddle playing—was impressive. Parts... Read More

Joe Pug: Between Me and the Audience

“It’s time for our generation to have a voice.” For Chicago, IL / Austin, TX-based musician Joe Pug, the artistic and political discourse of the baby-boomer generation—the dominant creative voice of the past fifty years—has had its turn. Pug represents an important change in the generational tide of American folk music. He spoke to BRM at his hotel in Melbourne, Australia, one lunchtime during his visit on tour with Justin Townes Earle,... Read More

Heartless Bastards Sign To Partisan Records And Prepare To Release New Album

Brooklyn-based Partisan Records have recently signed Austin rockers, Heartless Bastards, whose fourth album, Arrow, is set to drop on February 14th. Produced by Spoon drummer, Jim Eno, in his home studio, the album is said to be the Heartless Bastards’ most eclectic and energetic collection to date. Following 2009′s acclaimed release, The Mountain,  Arrow serve as a highly-spirited change-of-pace to the band’s previous introspectiveness.... Read More



© 2014 Beyond Race | Verde Media

Site direction | The Fin Studio