SXSW 2013 Update

Discount Deadline Sept. 21st – Register to Attend and save over 35%!

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Attend SXSW 2013

There is no better time to plan your trip to Austin this March.Register to attend at up to 35% off walk-up rates and book a room at one of the great hotels still available.
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Mailed to 2013 and most 2012 registrants, advertising in the November issue ofSXSWORLD is the best way the put your business in the hands of the leaders that attend SXSW. Read the latest issue here.

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Mathew Inman

First Interactive Keynote Announced

Matthew Inman, the artist and best-selling author behind the comedy website known as The Oatmeal, is revealed as the first Interactive keynote for the 2013 event.
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Apply To Showcase

Apply to Showcase

Head over to Sonicbids right now to apply for SXSW Music 2013. Completing your application is the first step in what could be a career changing showcase at our famous festival. Complete your application by October 5th and receive 25% off!
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Submit Your Film

Submit Your Film

Add your name to the growing list of emerging talent discovered at SXSW Film each year. Submit your film (features and shorts), music video or title sequence byNovember 15, 2012. Apply before October 4 for the lowest submission price.
Photo: 2012 Documentary Award Winners for Beware of Mr. Baker courtesy of Anna Spysz

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SXSW Eco Poll

Win SXSW Eco Registrations

Answer a three question poll and you could win one of three pairs of registrations to SXSW Eco. Winners announced September 10. In its second year, SXSW Eco, a conference addressing solutions for sustainability, will take place October 3-5 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, TX.

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My Epic performing their last final show before COVID-19

Between the White Noise

My Epic's last full-length album came out in 2013; despite a number of EPs along the way, the band's dedication to their craft, lyrical approach, and unyielding approach to let the music come naturally has made them critical darlings. Now, they're learning to interact and feed a rabid fanbase in between albums and in a new normal.


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HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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Employed to Serve

Forward Under a Dying Sun

Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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