The International Songwriting Competition has announced the winners for the 2014 edition of the contest, with the grand prize going to Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy for his song "Riptide." Vance was the first contestant to win perfect scores from the judges.
By now, it's unlikely that there's anybody left who doesn’t know South by Southwest, or at least its shortened name, SXSW. Since its inception in 1987, the festival has become of the biggest and most important annual events in the music industry. But once you hit the top, where else is there to go?
Hypebot presents our fourth Los Angeles meetup for readers to have a conversation with like-minded peers. You are invited to gather for drinks next Wednesday, April 29th from 7:00 to 10:00pm at Rosewood Tavern. Space is limited - RSVP below!
Composer Julia Wolfe has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for her latest choral work, "Anthracite Fields." Described by the Pulitzer judges as a "powerful oratorio for chorus and sextet," the work mines the musical and folklore tapestry of Pennsylvania coal-mining life around the turn of the 20th Century.
DJ Camp, created by the Electronic Music Academy will be held at the Ivar Theatre, Los Angeles Recording School between the 28th of May and 1st of June. The event has been architectured to teach and support those seeking a career in electronic music.
The Music Business Association will present its first-ever Artists, Management & Touring Town Hall on May 12th at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown during the annual Music Biz 2015 conference. Executives from C3 Management, CID Entertainment, Ticketmaster, Vector Management and more will participate.
Hypebot presents our fourth Los Angeles meetup for readers to have a conversation with like-minded peers. You are invited to gather for drinks on Wednesday, April 29th from 7:00 to 10:00pm at Rosewood Tavern. Space is limited - RSVP below!
The 10th ASCAP “I Create Music" EXPO” to be held this April 30 - May 2 in L.A. offers attendees one-on-one time with some of the world's top producers, composers, songwriters and industry leaders including Aloe Black CD Baby's Kevin Breuner, Bill Withers and more.
The best in online music and music tech grab a corner of the spotlight each year when the Webby Awards honor the best and most popular sites, apps and online personalities. Pandora, Vevo and Soundcloud were all nominated alongside some very surprising newcomers. Vote for your favorites.
After a hugely successful meeting of the music tech minds earlier this year, Hypebot will host its second San Francisco Music Tech Meetup on Tuesday April 21, 2015 from 7:00-10:00pm at Upcider in San Francisco - and you're invited.
iHeartMedia and Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series announced a collaboration, delivering an entertainment experience to the runners while leveraging iHeartMedia's nationwide network of radio stations and streaming platform,iHeartRadio.
YouTube has released a collection of music videos, behind the scenes interviews, and other exclusive content featuring the 2015 YouTube Music Awards recipients as a part of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards Show, presented by Kia.
Berklee College of Music's inaugural Women's Empower Symposium, will welcome a host of female role models to discuss various topics, showcase entrepreneurialism in the music industry, and generate debate on the subject of gender diversity in the music industry.
SXSW 2015 is underway, but perhaps you blew your budget buying Jack White vinyl releases. Or it could be that the chaise lounge by the hotel pool is so damn comfortable that you can't bear the thought of waiting in line to see Buzz Band 2015.
Fezzee introduced FessMesh at SXSWas the newest addition to it's suite of event management tools that creates a device-to-device, ad hoc mesh network using mobile devices at festivals to overcome the common issues of connectivity at large events.
While it may come as a surprise, today's Twitter + Rhapsody deal makes sense. To attract and retain users, streaming music services are forming dozens of new partnerships; and social networks like Snapchat and LINEare increasingly turning to music.
SXSW is starting and you're all about promoting your 5000 fliers and 100 cds and I get that, but if you could give 20 handshakes and connect with people you could elevate your SXSW experience considerably.