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20 voteworthy music sessions from the SXSW PanelPicker 2019

The voting process is underway in the SXSW 2019 PanelPicker, where the public gets to vote on which session ideas should be programmed at the Austin conference next March.

As ever, there are plenty of music sessions being pitched, so I’ve spent some time today reading through them on the PanelPicker website, to come up with a selection of 20 that may be worth your vote. Interestingness is the prime selection criteria, while leaving out all-male panels (although not single-male sessions) and separating sessions pitched by or involving Music Ally staff out from the 20.

(You can find those at the end though: we’d love your votes!)

Here are the 20 music-related session pitches from other people and companies that I think would be fab to see programmed at SXSW 2019, then:

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Sandbox Issue 200: Pod it like it’s Hot

This week’s lead feature looks at podcasting, and its relevance to labels and artists. With an estimated 484 million podcast listeners worldwide at the end of 2017, can the format help bring back some of the context to music that risks being lost in modern consumption habits? Our Tools feature focuses on three startups that […]

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