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Register for 2013

Registration is now open for SXSW 2013. Get your badge at the lowest possible rate and reserve a room in your preferred hotel for the SXSW Music, Film and Interactive conferences and festivals.
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SXSW PanelPicker

PanelPicker

The community shared a record number of innovative ideas for the 2013 event. Get ready to vote for your favorite proposals beginning August 13 through August 31.
Photo: SXSW 2012 Film Panel courtesy of Logan Boyd

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SXSW Accelerator

Accelerator’s Fifth Anniversary

With more categories and attention than ever, SXSW Accelerator is the perfect launch pad for your startup!
Photo: Accelerator Winners in the Mobile Category courtesy of Jay Conlon

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Apply To Showcase

Apply to Showcase

Performing at SXSW is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get your act in front of the music industry and media outlets from all over the world. Are you ready to take the next step?
Photo: Vacationer courtesy of Anna Spysz

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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 by November 15, 2012. Apply before October 4 for the lowest submission price.
Photo: Girls Against Boys Q&A courtesy of Jesse Knish

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SXSW Interactive Awards

Enter Your Newest Digital Work

The SXSW Interactive Awards returns for 2013 to honor and celebrate the best of digital creativity. Enter your latest website, mobile app, location-based service, social platform and more in our 15 categories.
Photo: 2012 Interactive Awards Winners courtesy of Mindy Best

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SXSW Housing

Housing

Every year in March hotel rooms in Austin fill with SXSW registrants and artists. SXSW Housing is the best place to shop for your space. After purchasing your badge, make your request online. The closest hotel options sell out very quickly.
Photo: Embassy Suites Downtown Austin

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Market at SXSW

Market at SXSW

SXSW remains one of the most effective channels from promoting your business, band or film. Plan early and save 20% on traditional marketing assets through September 21st.
Photo: SXSW Music Gear Expo courtesy of JW Walthall

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SXSW Eco

SXSW Eco

SXSW Eco seeks solutions for a sustainable future. Come to Austin October 3-5 for relevant conversations with leaders in clean energy, climate science and responsible business. Sessions and keynotes have already been announced!

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SXSWedu

SXSWedu

Come join us at SXSWedu 2013, celebrating innovations in learning. PanelPicker for SXSWedu is now open, so submit your session proposal today! Watch the video!

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SXSW Gaming

SXSW Gaming

The reinvigorated focus on video game and comic culture known as SXSW Gaming is on track to be bigger than ever. Expect innovative session programming and an expanded, free-to-the public SXSW Gaming Expo.
Photo: LANfest at the SXSW Gaming Expo courtesy of Lisa Hause Woodruff

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SXSW Trade Show

SXSW Trade Show

The premier trade show event of the year has new dates! The Exhibition for Creative Industries will be held from Sunday, March 11 through Wednesday, March 14 for the 2013 season.
Photo: SXSW Trade Show courtesy of Merrick Ales

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Features

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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Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."

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