* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Oct 13, 2012) La Jolla, CA -- Julaiti Alafate triumphs over field of 50 contestants in Fall Contest; Mouradian, Arulkannan, Tobin, and Mardithaya round out the top 5. Detailed results here.
Each weekend , hand-picks startups we think are building interesting, unique or niche products. This week, we’ve rounded up startups that have put new spins on content creation and consumption. Clipik uses a database of freelance editors to turn your home videos and old photos into movies, Mind The Book recommends reads in a novel way and Reelr.tv lets you create a music video playlist from your Twitter account. Clipik turns your home video and photos into one downloadable movie.
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We Are All Weird With a limited planned run of just over 10,000 hardcover copies, this book might be one you want to hurry up and check out. The launch post is here .
June 10, 2011 Time: 6:00pm Colin of Radiohead comes down to Domino Radio on a Friday evening to play us through some of the records given to him, and recommended to him by his friends.
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Spotify works kind of like iTunes, but you stream songs from a "rented" catalog of online music. Spotify, a European music service, launches in the U.S. The streaming service is available for free, but only with an invitation For $5 a month, you can get an ad-free version $10 a month buys mobile access to the service's 15 million songs (CNN) -- It's hard to escape buzz about Spotify this week -- especially since Britney Spears and others are "so excited" about it. Trent Reznor, from Nine Inch Nails, says "it's great ."
Who needs banks? Crowdfunding websites can help you find a community of small investors to fund your business, without the risks of traditional financing. Here is a list of crowdfunding sites. Some sites focus on funding creative projects, others sites focus on meeting specific needs in the marketplace or community. So don't let access to capital hold you back — let the crowd fund you. 13 Crowdfunding Websites
This oft-referenced article is from the early '90s, and originally appeared in Maximum Rock 'n' Roll magazine. While some of the information and figures listed here are dated, it is still a useful and informative article. And no, we don't know how to reach Steve Albini. -Negativland www.negativland.com Belorussian translation
Ruby writes in to alert us to an interview with Radiohead's Thom Yorke , where he tells young musicians not to sign with a major record label because they're completely dying, and in the very near future: Yorke claims the mainstream music industry is dying and that this will be "no great loss to the world" before telling aspiring musicians not to tie themselves to the "sinking ship". Yorke suggests it will be "only a matter of time -- months rather than years -- before the music business establishment completely folds"
Jul 06 Using wooden background, patterns , cardboard background, table-top design is really a cool trend among web designers. Whether you are creating a portfolio or a company website using wood materials brings “real life” like feeling in the web pages. In this post you will find 30 beautiful wood inspired web sites and resources such as background, patterns, photoshop brush to create your own “wooden” website.
There are plenty of good reasons to visit Catalina Island, it's a beautiful place that feels like a world away from LA, even though it's a mere 25 miles or so off the coast. But probably one of the best reasons is to go is to see a few good bands: A.D.D., Death by Stereo & Pennywise being those bands on this particular day. Now if you haven't been to Catalina before, you may not know that bands of this caliber do not make normal appearances over to the island.
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Andrew Testa for The New York Times Fredric D. Rosen, formerly of Ticketmaster, says arenas and clubs should have more control over their ticket sales. Music, you see, isn’t his thing. Money is.
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