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SLASH Talks To ARTISAN NEWS At SOUTH BY SOUTWEST (Video)
Legendary guitarist Slash
(GUNS N' ROSES
, VELVET REVOLVER
) was interviewed by Artisan News
(see video below) at the South By Southwest
festival in Austin, Texas where he threw the first-ever musician-focused Hackathon, titled Slashathon
, at Capital Factory. For seven hours straight, teams of technology developers worked to create new and interesting music-oriented applications for promotion on-the-spot. After the seven-hour window, developers gave full demo presentations of the hacks to Slash
, who was joined by fellow judges Bram Cohen
) and Robert Scoble
). Three winners were selected. The Grand Prize includes a Gibson
guitar autographed by Slash
, $1,000 dollars and the opportunity to have Slash
use the winning hack with the release of his new album with MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS
, due out in early fall 2014.
wrapped-up his run in Austin during South By Southwest
with a performance this past Thursday night (March 13) at Butler Park. Slash
performed "Foxy Lady"
, "Red House"
, "Purple Haze"
, "All Along The Watchtower"
and "The Star-Spangled Banner"
at the "Jimi Hendrix Celebration"
with Wayne Kramer
), Rusty Anderson
and Phil Alvin
and Robby Krieger
) on the Outdoor Stage at Butler Park in Austin.
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