• Published: Mar 18th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: Holy Nothing

Ewan chats to Holy Nothing ahead of their SXSW debut set.

Directly from Porto, Portugal, this electronic music trio travels deep into the exploration and experimentation of what a lab full of synthesisers and grooveboxes can produce. When mixing tropical rhythms with industrial vocoders or diving danceable grooves deep into hypnotic ambiences, everything seems possible and unexpected in the hypertextual language of this band.

So it is stated by their debut album ‘Hypertext’. The sum up of a year of exploration, experimentation, failure and accomplishment, brought up by the creative madness of their peculiar rehearsal and composition sessions.

This musical exploration is charged even further by the live projections created specifically to make the links between the knots. Music and video are symbiotically performed to generate a profoundly immersive voyage.

More on Holy Nothing at SXSW.com.

  • Published: Mar 18th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: Call Me Kat

Ewan chats to returning SXSW star Katrine Ottosen (Call Me Kat) ahead of her Austin showcases.

Under the name CALLmeKAT Danish native Katrine Ottosen creates alt-pop with playful ease and a curiosity for the darker corners of the pop music spectrum. Known for her psychedelic approach and captivating live performances, her refreshing take on contemporary pop combines a woody earthiness and a soaring curiosity that leaves a lasting impression.

More on Call Me Kat at SXSW.com.

  • Published: Mar 17th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: I Am Not Your Guru

Ewan talks to Director Joe Berlinger, and subject Tony Robbins from ‘I Am Not Your Guru’.

Joe Berlinger’s twelfth feature documentary, captures internationally renowned life and business strategist and best-selling author, Tony Robbins, in a revelatory cinéma vérité film that goes behind the scenes of his mega once-a-year seminar “Date With Destiny,” attended by over 2,500 people, to give an insider look at how one man can affect millions. Granted never before seen access, this film is an emotional tour de force, pulling back the curtain on Tony Robbins and unveiling the inner-workings of this life-altering and controversial event, the zealous participants and the man himself.

More on ‘I Am Not Your Guru’ at SXSW.com.

  • Published: Mar 16th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: Virtual Physicians

Ewan talks to Leslie Saxon and Todd Richmond about Virtual Physicians:

In the not-too-distant healthcare future, “virtually cloned” physicians will operate in AI-enabled, mixed reality clinics that offer 24/7 access and consultation. Aided by IoT-enabled wearable devices, implantable and ingestible sensors, virtually cloned physicians will collect on-demand diagnostic data to fuel proactive, seamless patient care extending beyond the walls of clinics, labs and hospitals. This will enable doctors to extend their expertise anywhere, to anyone, at any time, eliminating global healthcare access barriers and quality of care. Join us to explore the revolutionary role virtual humans may play in your healthcare future! Part of the IEEE Tech for Humanity Series.

Find out more at SXSW.com

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Podcast: Things To Do On Tuesday 15th

Nothing happened, you didn’t miss much on Monday… although you probably all found something! Anyway, we’re back (after some technical issues) with another of our mostly daily recommendations of things to do at SXSW 2016.

  • Published: Mar 14th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: Silicon Cowboys

Ewan talks to Producer Ross Dinerstein, Director Jason Cohen, and Compaq Co-Founder Rod Canion from the documentary film ‘Silicon Cowboys’.

Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world’s most powerful tech company. Many had tried cloning the industry leader’s code, only to be trounced by IBM and its high-priced lawyers. Silicon Cowboys explores the remarkable David vs. Goliath story, and eventual demise, of Compaq, an unlikely upstart who altered the future of computing and helped shape the world as we know it today. Directed by Oscar-nominated director Jason Cohen, the film offers a fresh look at the explosive rise of the 1980’s PC industry and is a refreshing alternative to the familiar narratives of Jobs, Gates, and Zuckerberg.

More on Silicon Cowboys at SXSW.com.

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: Yarn

Ewan talks to Producer and co-directors Heather Millard and Thordur Jonsson from the documentary film ‘Yarn’.

The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. We follow a few International artists and knitters as they bring yarn to the streets and into our lives in new ways. Starting in Iceland, this quirky and thought-provoking film takes us on a colourful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all.

More on Yarn at SXSW.com.

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Interview: Baron Vaughn

Ewan talks to comedian Baron Vaughn ahead of a number of shows and podcast tapings at SXSW Comedy.

Leonard Maltin discusses his favorite films — and hidden gems you ought to see — with co-host Baron Vaughn in this in-depth podcast from Earwolf’s entertainment-obsessed cousin, Wolfpop.

More on Baron Vaughn at SXSW.com.

 

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Podcast: Things To Do On Sunday 13th

Into Sunday and the third full day of SXSW and the recommendations from Ewan and Eric continue… although they’re still working on a snappy intro.

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2016
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SXSW Baby Podcast: Things To Do On Saturday 12th

SXSW continues, and with so many options to pick from, Ewan and Eric sit down once more to choose some of the highlights of the first Saturday in Austin.

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