South by Southwest (SXSW) http://www.kunc.org en SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing http://www.kunc.org/post/sxsw-snowden-speech-has-conference-buzzing-congressman-stewing Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/news/2014/monday-march-10-edward-snowden-speak-sxsw-interactive-videoconference">will speak via videoconference</a> to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive later this morning, and you can bet a much wider audience than just those here in Austin will be watching.<p>Snowden will be speaking from Russia, which is still offering him asylum as he faces felony charges of espionage here in the U.S. The man behind leaks that revealed U.S. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:39:00 +0000 Elise Hu 54553 at http://www.kunc.org SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing Depeche Mode: The Complete SXSW 2013 Interview http://www.kunc.org/post/depeche-mode-complete-sxsw-2013-interview <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NihMVuspKQw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v85gICtpVjw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-g98-IHHIo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e469hPZabIs</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:33:00 +0000 42018 at http://www.kunc.org Depeche Mode: The Complete SXSW 2013 Interview Lessons From SXSW 2013: Take The Middle Road http://www.kunc.org/post/lessons-sxsw-2013-take-middle-road That guy <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15394157/prince" target="_blank">Prince</a> has a sense of humor. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:48:00 +0000 Ann Powers 41742 at http://www.kunc.org Lessons From SXSW 2013: Take The Middle Road At South By Southwest, A 71-Year-Old Guitarist Makes A Belated Debut http://www.kunc.org/post/south-southwest-71-year-old-guitarist-makes-belated-debut This week, about 2,000 bands from around the world are performing at various venues throughout Austin, Texas, for the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/sxsw/" target="_blank">South by Southwest</a> music festival. Many of the musicians are young and have had plenty of experience performing in public.<p>And then there's guitarist Harry Taussig, who is nearly 72 years old. On Thursday, he'll be performing live for the first time ever.<p>Taussig never really meant to be a musician. He majored in physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 06:51:00 +0000 41495 at http://www.kunc.org At South By Southwest, A 71-Year-Old Guitarist Makes A Belated Debut Baby Bands, Pop Stars And Room-Filling Joy: What To Expect At SXSW 2013 http://www.kunc.org/post/baby-bands-pop-stars-and-room-filling-joy-what-expect-sxsw-2013 <em>Listen to Stephen Thompson's conversation with Audie Cornish on </em>All Things Considered<em> by clicking the audio link.</em><p><hr /><p>The South by Southwest music festival kicked off Tuesday with the first of five straight nights of music overload: The clubs, makeshift music venues and front porches of Austin, Texas, were overrun with little-known discoveries-in-waiting and big names alike, as well as tens of thousands of fans who have flocked to the city in search of epiphanies.<p>Finding a prevailing trend at SXSW isn't easy; the festival is like 50 events in one, so it's possible t Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:50:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 41486 at http://www.kunc.org Baby Bands, Pop Stars And Room-Filling Joy: What To Expect At SXSW 2013