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South by Southwest: Silver Lining on Music Biz Cloud

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South by Southwest: Silver Lining on Music Biz Cloud

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South by Southwest: Silver Lining on Music Biz Cloud

South by Southwest: Silver Lining on Music Biz Cloud

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Thousands of musicians, music industry insiders and fans descend on Austin, Texas, this week for the 18th annual South by Southwest festival. At a time when employee layoffs and declining sales plague the music industry, the festival continues to grow. NPR's Rick Karr reports.