Win a Free Performance During #SXSW

Deadline has Passed

March 21st Makin' It Magazine returns to Austin for its 6th Annual Media Matters Soundstage during SXSW. Each year this event brings together OVER 100 Bloggers, Magazines, Radio Shows and Industry Professionals to network and check out new talent.

Past media attendees have included: AllHipHop, K100 Radio, Worldstar Hip Hop, Hype Magazine, HipHopSince1987, Coalition DJs, Fox's The Four, Hip Hop Weekly, WhyCauseICan, Revolt, and HipHopDX among others.

You can't buy your way on to this stage... it must be earned! Our review team has already selected the following 15 Mimbers to headline the show.  Now we're looking for more 3 acts to perform in the opening showcase curated by one of this year's Media Partners. Submit your music now to be considered.




Submissions close 11:59PM PST on Saturday, March 7, 2020



3 acts will be selected by one of our Media Partners to perform in the opening showcase. Each act will receive the following:

  • ONE song performance set
  • Photo on Showcase Flyer
  • Inclusion in Email Blast (55K+ Subscribers)
  • Inclusion in Social Media Promo (100K+ Followers)
  • ONE Website Post


Submission Fee is $20 // Mimbers submit for FREE



Performers from 2019

2019 Soundstage Recap

Even after having to relocate the event from the original venue on 6th Street ONE hour before the show, we still packed the house!

The Uncut Experience