Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2009
Daytrotter, the music discovery site, today announced, that together with Seagate (NASDAQ: STX), they return to Austin this week to capture, upload and share online the very best music featured at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference and festival. Daytrotter is the critically acclaimed site that enables consumers to sample the finest independent bands by free Mp3 download. Seagate is the world's leading provider of hard drives and storage solutions, and is widely regarded as the hard drive of choice for musicians and the recording industry.
A number of all-exclusive Daytrotter Sessions will be recorded at the Daytrotter Studio in Austin, TX and will include performances by artists such as The Strange Boys; Corto Maltese T-Bird and the Breaks; Glasvegas; The Hold Steady; Wild Beasts; Richard Swift; Diane Birch; Meat Puppets; Tricky; Peter, Bjorn & John; Silversun Pickups; Avett Brothers; The Soft Pack; Generationals; J Tillman; White Lies; and Daniel Johnston. Live recordings will be available for download at http://www.daytrotter.com after the festival.
Founded in 2006 by Sean Moeller, Daytrotter.com is the award-winning and critically acclaimed destination site to discover new bands. Since its inception, Daytrotter has offered nearly six million free downloads, of exclusive sessions recorded by hundreds of great well-known, up-and-coming and undiscovered bands. Each week, Daytrotter features five bands and 20 exclusive in-studio Daytrotter Sessions. Daytrotter believes in contributing to the musical landscape, not just tossing it around like a used book or a stolen pick-up line. We provide our visitors with exclusive, re-worked, alternate versions of old songs and unreleased tracks by many of their favorite bands.