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.
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »