Klipsch Joins SXSW® as Haus of Hipstamatic SponsorINDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2013) — Klipsch, a leading global speaker manufacturer, announces today the brand’s substantial involvement in the renowned, 27th annual South by Southwest® Music Conference and Festival (SXSW®). The brand will be onsite as an official sponsor of the The Morning After at Haus of Hipstamatic—Austin.
Providing artists, exhibitors and attendees with continuous live music, The Morning After at Haus of Hipstamatic—Austin, open March 12 through 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., allows individuals the opportunity to relive the concert experience from the night before, and prep for a repeat performance. The live stage, powered by Klipsch audio, will host performances by Capital Cities, Neon Indian (DJ set), The Limousines, Guards, Quiet Company, Wildcat! Wildcat!, and more. The Haus of Hipstamatic is located at 509 Brushy Street in Downtown Austin.
In addition to being an official Haus of Hipstamatic—Austin stage sponsor, Klipsch has outfitted the venue with its high-performance speakers and subwoofers. Included are one-of-a-kind, graffitied Reference RF-7 speakers done by a local Indianapolis artist. Klipsch will also provide the band members with its Image S4 headphones throughout the week.
“SXSW is an unprecedented experience because it reaches so many diverse audiences through one extraordinary, music-infused event,” said Paul Jacobs, CEO of Klipsch. “As a brand, we are on a mission to bring the live music listening experience to each and every individual, and SXSW allows us to convey our enthusiasm for remarkable sound and high-quality products with so many who share our passion.”
“We’re excited to bring music, art and food together in Austin during SXSW. The Haus of Hipstamatic has an amazing line up of up and coming bands that will surely be making their way on to playlists around the world in the coming months,” said Lucas Allen Buick, CEO, Hipstamatic. “Thanks to Klipsch, the brunch series will sound as incredible as it photographs.”
Running March 8 through March 17, (SXSW) offers the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.
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About Klipsch Premium Speakers
For over 65 years, Klipsch has designed premium speakers for those who are passionate about great sound. Company founder Paul W. Klipsch started this legacy in 1946, and it continues today with sheer commitment to innovation and delivering the world’s most powerful, detailed and emotional sound reproduction. Today, the brand’s diverse product portfolio encompasses home theater, professional cinema, installed whole-house contracting, commercial speakers, computer speakers, iPod® docks and headphones. As one of the first U.S. loudspeaker companies, Klipsch continues to be the high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and home theater aficionados around the world. Klipsch Group, Inc. is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX).
Hipstamatic is a photography company aiming to inspire the world to live more beautifully and creatively. Through a variety of offerings, including Hipstamatic, IncrediBooth, and SwankoLab for iPhone, and Snap magazine for iPhone, iPad, and Web, Hipstamatic encourages its community to tap into their inner artists and use photography as a gateway back to creativity.