Fader Fort 2011 SXSW Lineup
Since I haven’t seen the full lineup in list form, I figured I’d go ahead and put one together for ease of viewing: Twin Shadow Khaira Arby Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Raphael Saadiq Yelawolf James Blake Cass McCombs Ellie Goulding Statik Selektah Lower Dens Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs Wiz Khalifa Lil B (The Based God) Brother Brian Shimkovitz The...
Love This Quote About Genre Labels
Heard this quote via postdubstep, and it really resonated with me. I’m as critical as the next writer about terms like chillwave and witchhouse, but useful and descriptive genre descriptions play an important role in facilitating conversations about music. From Mount Kimbie, on a British radio show, when asked about the term “Post-dubstep”: At some stage, these things have...
Charlie Sheen’s TwitPics Are Worth 1000 Words, But... →
Some back-of-the-napkin calculation to see how much money TwitPic is making off of Charlie Sheen. Feel free to use this example when giving your next consulting case study interview.
Shuffler.fm: Q&A: Pretty Much Amazing →
shufflerfm: We spend the majority of our day listening and reading the content lovingly created by some of the best music bloggers, so it’s about time we find out more about the people behind the blogs. For the first instalment of our new Q&A series, we chatted to Luis Tovar of Pretty Much Amazing. Read… Luis from Pretty Much Amazing got interviewed by Suffler.fm. PMA is one of the...
A Mix For March and The Beginning Of A Thing
So, as part of this whole tumblr experiment, I’ve decided to use this as a place to throw my musings and ramblings on music that don’t fit elsewhere on this ever-sprawling internet. As part of that effort, I’m also starting a mixtape series of sorts – a playlist of a dozen or so tunes, old and new, at the beginning of each month. I like the logic and process of making mixes, so this is as much...