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SXSW Sessions

Mar 9, 2020

From producing and collaborating with the likes of Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, and Robert Plant, to composing and producing soundtracks for The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Hunger Games, and Crazy Heart, as well as releasing his own music, T Bone Burnett has bridged the worlds between music and film for over four decades.


In his powerful address at SXSW 2019, Burnett shifts his focus from music to the internet and mass communication, examining the balance between social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and the millions of people who use them daily. In the wake of our hyper connected world, Burnett asks, “Has the internet failed us?”