Category: SXSW 2007

Two Podcasts For Your Enjoyment

I’m resting up in New York after the marathon SXSW Coverage, so while I’ve done pretty much nothing physicalfor two days, have a listen to these two podcasts. The first is the latest in the TPN Rock Takeover shows, where I ask internet ‘names’ and podcasters to try their hand at doing the unsigned, unknown, and under-appreciated Rock music show. This week was Chris Green, now the editor of the IT Pro website (Dennis Publishing) in the UK, and the straight man in the infamous iPod Shuffle Shuffle demonstration. [audio:http://rock.thepodcastnetwork.com/audio/tpn_rock_guest_chris_green_20070319_10.mp3] Show Notes – MP3 File – RSS Feed The second

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SXSW Interactive 2007 – Panel Retrospective

South by Southwest Interactive 2007 is a funny conference to look back on. After all it had the main elements that you need, namely lots of influential people mixed with new ides, new attendees, and an open approach from everyone. There were enough evening parties to mix everyone up thoroughly, but no so many that you couldn;t decide where to go (which is an improcement on last year, where I tended to choose from more parties namely on who was going to be there). Where SXSWi was let down was in the panels. Not because of the chosen topics, they

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Ricky Campbell’s First Stunt Was Shit…

…but just like the stunt that makes his dad (Randy) proud, there’s a fine piece of Midnight Movie Extravaganza in what I’m calling my pick of the SXSW Films: The Devil Dared Me To!. Over to IMDB for the spoiler safe outline… A stunt-fuelled action-comedy from the Kiwi cult-comedy team Back of the Y, “The Devil Dared Me To” follows the story of daredevil stuntman Randy Cambell and his quest to follow in his late father’s footsteps and become New Zealand’s greatest daredevil stuntman. Ever since growing up as a young boy on a remote New Zealand sheep-farm, Randy has

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SXSW Music, TPN Rock and Deja Voodoo

THey always say you just stumble across a band at SXSW Music by chance that become your band. And while two of the acts in this week’s TPN Rock from SXSW could have been those, the prize of “Best Band Of The Fest” goes to the New Zealand rockers Deja Voodoo. You won’t catch them on this week’s special Rock Show – although it is focusing on bands playing at SXSW – but they will be up at some point in time. [audio:http://rock.thepodcastnetwork.com/audio/tpn_rock_friday_20070316_sxsw2007.mp3] Show Notes – MP3 File – RSS Feed

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“Can Art Survive Google Panel” at SXSW

All I have to say is if this panel had been on Monday or Tuesday, it would have set the blogosphere alight. Folks, this is what we’re up against, and very few Daniels came to see the Lion. I’ll just post my notes from the session for you all to see (exs tags are my comments). Added on top of this was the fact that the moderator decided on a ‘no questions from the floor’ policy, only taking in questions (which he screened) on little pieces of paper. Any audience interruptions were parried with the skill of David Ogden Stiers

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