2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

The Art of the Interview

Friday, March 20
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Austin Convention Center

As an artist, what can you say in an interview that will get the world’s attention? What does your audience want to find out from you? How does one balance privacy with the need to catch the attention of editors, bloggers, podcasters, and fans?

As media, how should one prepare for an interview? How do you get a great interview out of an artist uninterested in speaking with you?

We'll deconstruct the art-form from both sides of the microphone, providing an excellent discussion about what works, and what doesn’t. Some techniques accepted as standard will be dismissed and an update of the art-form for new technologies is discussed.


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Lesser half of the Metalsucks Podcast, the extreme metal world's go-to weekly podcast for commentary and interviews with the best the scene has to offer including giants such as Tom Araya of Slayer...

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Ryan Downey


Superhero HQ

I've worked as reporter/host/producer/writer creating content for MTV, MSNBC, E!, IFC, Fuse, VH1, and Yahoo! among others. I've covered film, music, television and politics for Huffington Post, The...

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Jaan Uhelszki

Chuck Loesch

Program Dir

No Control Radio/KROX

Program director for all metal radio HD channel in Austin and the host of the MetalSucks Podcast, Chuck has been working the trenches of radio and the industry for over 15 years.


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