Blog South By Southwest has come and gone March 24, 2009March 13, 2017 admin Again, South By Southwest has passed into the sunset. It’s over, folks, until next year. The turnout this year was impressive. A total of 2,000 artists brought their musicianship to Austin–according to CNN.com, that’s a hundred more than last year. NME has a large selection of videos from the concerts, including, but not limited to, Bishop Allen and MGMT. In addition to the dizzying maze of music that came alive in Austin last week, there were also serious and occasionally depressing panels. The panels that predicted the cutbacks and fate awaiting the music industry. See CNN.com.