SXSW 2013 has arrived. For around a week, the entire city of Austin, Texas, becomes one giant music venue with bands playing in every imaginable space, from bars to street corners, hotel lobbies to the British Music Embassy. Check out Jules Parker's photo blog.
For the past two years, M has celebrated the success of British acts at the legendary SXSW festival in Texas with interviews, videos and reviews. This year we spoke to some of the bands that received British Music Group funding to travel to the showcase, and we invited SXSW veteran Vic Galloway to comment on the showcase.
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Culture Minister Nigel Adams has revealed Government plans for a new music strategy to ensure the UK’s music industry remains ‘the envy of the world,’ while pledging to support the UK’s ‘brilliant creators.’