On Monday March 14, SXSW Interactive came to a close with a party that appropriately brought the music and tech worlds together at the Cedar Street Cafe in Austin, Texas. The SPIN, Hashable, GroupMe and Dailybooth sponsored event featured dj sets from Didi from the Brazilian Girls, Thrillist Austin's Dan Gentile. Tech industry VIP's had the chance to test out SPIN's hot new iPad app, "SPIN Play" that hit Apple's App Store earlier in the day.
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »