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SXSW PanelPicker goes live

Voting is now live for the SXSW PanelPicker, which allows the public to help pick the line up for the SXSW Music, Film, Interactive and Education events in 2013.
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Ovelin’s WildChords wins SXSW Accelerator contest

It's turning into a helluva year for Finnish startup Ovelin, with its WildChords iPad music app winning this week's SXSW Accelerator music tech contest.
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Turntable.fm bags all four major labels for licensing deals

Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four major labels.
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Turntable.fm bags all four major labels for licensing deals

As predicted, US music startup Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four major labels. The company announced the news during a session at SXSW Interactive yesterday.
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Zya and Songster give music creation a high profile at SXSW

There are two more interesting new services to be aware of in the music creation game. Zya is the work of startup Music Mastermind, providing an animated studio and virtual musicians for users to play with, as well as licensed...
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Nike opens up FuelBand API at Backplane’s SXSW hackathon

Nike has launched an API for its new FuelBand wristband, which tracks exercisers' movements and syncs data with an iPhone app.
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ShareSquare stats reveal mobile failings of artist websites

If one thing came out strongly from our Music Apps event this week, it's the need for more investment in making artist websites mobile-friendly, rather than just making native apps. Now some research from ShareSquare has...
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ShareSquare stats reveal mobile failings of artist websites

If one thing came out strongly from our Music Apps event this week, it's the need for more investment in making artist websites mobile-friendly, rather than just making native apps. Now some research from ShareSquare has...
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SXSW shuts down Lastsx.sw music discovery site

However, one site that won't be joining the party is Lastsx.sw, a music discovery site that launched in January with the aim of helping people discover bands playing the SXSW 2012 music festival
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Social location app Highlight gets funding to connect people

Social location app, Highlight, has announced a round of seed funding from Benchmark Capital, SV Angel and CrunchFund.
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Social location app Highlight gets funding to connect people

One of the big trends at the SXSW Interactive conference last year was location-based group messaging apps - helping people chat to people they knew in the same area.
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Smashing Pumpkins to ‘transcend the single’ with new album

Smashing Pumpkins mainman Billy Corgan has outlined some of the details of an ambitious digital campaign around the band's next album Oceania, ahead of a proper unveiling at SXSW next week