A visualization of every show played by every band at sxsw2014 over the last 30 years.
All Roads Lead to South by Southwest is a data visualization of every show that has been played since 1975 for each band playing at South By Southwest 2014. There were over 1500 artists attending South by Southwest 2014 who had played over 90,000 combined shows. During the animation, the radius of the dot indicates the popularity of the artist, and the saturation of the dot’s color is relative to how many shows that particular artist has played over their career. All the data was scraped from last.fm’s database.