·8 min read
Making a name for yourself is no longer limited to making it big in Hollywood, but rather utilizing social media to share your talent and make a living from the comfort of your home.
·3 min read
On a normal day, the last thing I'd want to tune into is a stranger going about their daily mundane lives. But right now, when nothing is normal, all I want is for someone to share the same sentiments I've been harboring.
To keep the pace with competitors like TikTok and Snapchat, Instagram, one of the largest social media platforms in the world, has introduced the integrated lyrics capability with its video Stories.
·1 min read
On this week's show we have special guest Miha Pavel (@familiarspot), from the Sacramento area, on to talk about his journey through photography over the years, his Romanian roots and its influence on his music, as well as his thoughts on the role of social media and emerging technologies, i.e. smart phones, in the field of photography as a whole. And of course we go on tangents about conspiracy theories, not being able to compete with Dexter the Peacock, the toxicity of online comments, and get an answer to the age old question - Signs or The Village?
·6 min read
Alain Delon is alive and well on Instagram feeds. Film's most beautiful man is ready to die, but his millennial fans won't allow it. With the killer good looks of his youth, iconic performances, and a fanbase nearly 50,000 strong, Instagrammers can't get enough.
Needle Music and its app aim to allow fans and artists to share, discover, and promote music through music-based communities.
Bandintown's recently formed Artist Community was designed to be a place to connect artists and other music industry professionals to share, support, learn and empower each other. So far it seems to be on the right track.
The social listening app Vertigo has just launched a new feature where artists and fans can listen, interact, and bond over streaming tracks and live audio/video.
·4 min read
Since this pandemic is far from over, we should keep striving to find innovative ways to keep art alive and the visionaries behind 'Homemade' have paved the way for artists who are looking to get back into the creative hustle and bustle.
It's been reported that in its heyday, Myspace abused a tool dubbed 'Overlord' to gain access to an unspecified number of its users' private info.
MySpace, once the key promoter of independent music and upcoming artists has lost 50 million songs from 12 million artists accumulated during a 12 year period between 2002 and 2015.
·3 min read
Asking “what podcast are you listening to you” has become as mainstream of a question as wondering what your friends are binging on Netflix. We’re a streaming society and podcasting is a way of delivering information that respects individual fascination with one topic or another, and it keeps us engaged in dialogue - much needed or otherwise.
·4 min read
Black Mirror features four seasons full of captivating stories. Creator, Charlie Brooker, delves into our fascination with technology and our addictions to them. Here social science fiction is introduced with fresh perspective, hard-hitting visual effects, and modern insights. Of all the sci-fi shorts produced, three episodes stand out as the most compelling: "Nosedive," "San Junipero," and "USS Callister."
·1 min read
For this week's show we talk about the recent passing of Hugh Hefner and discuss our thoughts on his legacy and the discussion the media is having about it; whether it was more exploitation or liberation. Then we talk about the massive success that both IT and Rick and Morty have had and the influence that Rick and Morty in particular has had on McDonald's. We end things by discussing the recent trend of "Made-for-Instagram" art exhibits and Google's new hardware lineup and their new flagship phone, the Pixel 2.