John Grant at Airwaves: does full dramatic justice to his talents as a songwriter and performer. Photograph: Thyrza Ging

For those given to flying to music festivals, Airwaves is fast becoming an essential destination. It’s easy to see why. On the main festival front, 11(...)

Singer Solange performs onstage at the Hype Hotel during the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Long Center in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rita Quinn/Getty Images for SXSW)

Every March, a city in the heart of Texas becomes the place to go if you want to see the music business in action. Austin is already the(...)