SXSW 2020 Announces The Newest Keynotes, Featured Speakers and Featured Sessions

As New Year’s 2020 comes closer so does the South By Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival that commences March 13th in Austin, Texas. SXSW 2020 has announced two additional Keynotes that include songwriter, musician, and a founding member and the creative force behind Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, and director, producer, and writer Erin Lee Carr. SXSW Featured Speakers and sessions have always represented industry trailblazers and creative visionaries and this year is no different. With the incredible newly-added speakers that include The Bon Appétit Test Kitchen chefs, Sophia Bush; Ray Dalio, Tommy Hilfiger, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Melanie Perkins, Jade Raymond, Phoebe Robinson, and more these Featured Speakers and sessions will no doubt impress SXSW attendees.

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Harmony Helper Unveils First App to Give Singers a 24/7 Digital Rehearsal Room

Announced today, Harmony Helper, the app that provides singers a 24/7 digital rehearsal room anytime & anywhere, launched their of the first and only product that adds customizable sheet music scanning to simplify practicing. The app is free to download and allows singers that cannot afford a vocal coach or rehearsal space to develop the skill levels they need. Based on patented technology, the app is the first comprehensive, easy-to-use learning tool that features accurate real-time feedback, vocal part customization, pitch tracking, record/playback, and vocal part volume control.

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Cleer Audio Launches New Flow II Noise Canceling Over-Ear Headphones

The new Cleer’s Flow II Wireless Headphones are best-in-class noise-canceling over-ear headphones with up to 20 hours playback. The Flow II headphones offer both an ambient aware and noise-canceling mode, as well as a Google Assistant voice interface. Flow II is quick charging and just five minutes yields a full extra hour of playback life.

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STAPLES Center to be the First Arena to Offer Mixhalo Powered Events

Mixhalo, the real-time audio platform for venues and event organizers, has partnered with STAPLES Center for fans to have the ultimate in-ear audio experience, regardless of their seat. This will be Mixhalo’s permanent installation at the multi-use arena after launching in Las Vegas for the “Dueces are Wild” Aerosmith residency. During Mixhalo-powered event, attendees use their phone, headphones and a free mobile app to create an audio experience that puts them in control of what they hear. Besides the impeccable in-ear audio experience, fans also do not have to rely on the venue’s WiFi. After my Mixhalo experience during the Aerosmith show, I can say first hand that fans and music lovers are in for a treat.

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Dolby Announces That Dolby Atmos Will Be Supported on the New Echo Studio

This week, Dolby Laboratories, Inc., the leader in immersive audio and video entertainment that Dolby Atmos will now be supported on the recently launched Echo Studio and Amazon Music HD. Dolby Atmos allows you to discover hidden details and subtleties with unparalleled clarity in audio tracks. Now with Echo Studio, a high-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa, listening to music in Dolby Atmos will provide every detail as it was meant to be heard and will give a more immersive audio experience.

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SXSW 2020: New Keynote Speakers, Badge Information and Deadlines Announced

The much anticipated SXSW (South By Southwest) Conference and Festival that happens in Austin, Texas from March 13th through the March 22nd has some new announcements and updates recently posted. As part of the local SXSW community and Austin guru, we have compiled the latest speakers announced, badge information and important conference deadlines to help plan your SXSW experience.   

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LyricMerch Brings Famous Lyrics to Fashion and Home Décor For Back to School

LyricMerch is your source for officially licensed lyric merchandise and for this back to school season they have launched apparel with school-themed tracks. For this season, LyricMerch is helping you go back to school in music-inspired style with their Ivy League Lyrics line, a love song to school days and the lyrics that chronicle them.

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RHA Trueconnect Wireless Earbuds Now Available In New Shades

Today, RHA announced new color variants of the award-winning TrueConnect True Wireless earbuds. The acclaimed earbuds are now available in Cloud White, Navy Blue and the original Carbon Black. The TrueConnect earbuds are designed for industry-leading sound and call quality with 25-hour battery life and IPX5 rating, delivering incredible audio all day. The earbuds have a dynamic driver that provides the TrueConnect’s detailed audio. The stem design places the microphone closer to the user’s mouth for clear call quality and an in-built antenna which uses a Bluetooth® 5 connection to provide superior audio.

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SXSW 2020 Submission Dates and Deadlines

SXSW 2020 planning season is in full swing even though the festival doesn’t start till March 13th! SXSW Festival happens annual in Austin, Texas and consists of Film, Music, Interactive, Gaming, Art, and SXSW EDU. This year SXSW will take place from March 13th through March 22nd with SXSW EDU running from March 9th through the 12th.

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Gibson Announces Gibson Alliance And Gibson Generation Group

Gibson made another great announcement this summer with two new programs; one for its iconic artists, the Gibson Alliance and the second for emerging musicians, the Gibson Generation Group. The Gibson Alliance gives legendary and visionary musicians across genres the opportunity to help guide the future of Gibson. For the new Gibson Generation Group (the “G3”) Gibson will invite a select group of young musicians to join the group.

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