BY ERIK THOMPSON The 2012 installment of Lollapalooza has thus far brought the requisite extremes, in terms of performances and potent weather. A two-hour delay cut through the middle of Saturday's entertainment at Chicago's Grant Park, and a good many people were wishing they had just the record h ... More >>
http://toddmartens.tumblr.com/I'll admit that once in a while, a few of us at Up On The Sun might write about things that people who aren't journalists might not appreciate as much because they aren't journalists. Maybe we occasionally write things that will please other journalists. ... More >>
It was only because we both left his show early and in a huff that I got to shake hands with Tyler The Creator, the most interesting man in Austin this week. In case you're not following South By Southwest buzz closely, Tyler is the face of the festival's most hyped act, LA-based rap c ... More >>
The Sound StrikeArizona activist Leilani Clark, Sound Strike organizer Javier Gonzalez and rapper Immortal Technique pose after The Sound Strike panel at SXSW.A day ago, I told you what happened at the panel discussion The Sound Strike hosted at South By Southwest. The group, which is organizing ... More >>
You can apply this graph to a myriad of possibilities in today's economy, but let's stick to music sales for nowThe Future of Music Coalition Policy Summit took place this past Sunday through Tuesday in Washington, D.C. and the news coming out of everything was music sales in 2008. Specific ... More >>
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