Star Spangled Banner 2014 (Ravin Remix)

As I was walking up 2nd Ave. today on my way back from Brooklyn, I found myself whistling the Star Spangled Banner. Which then got me thinking, about Jimi, which then led me to thinking about freedom and how fortunate we are here in the US, which finally led me to think about making a … Continue reading

World Cup Hip Hop Week Two

Welcome to #MassivelyEpic Radio | Week 25 / Show 58 Every Tuesday 9P EDT – From the East Coast, West Coast and World Wide – Bringing Groove to the Island and streaming it across the globe from New York City via the Loudest Hip Hop Internetwork in the World – RAPStation. Also available for iPhone … Continue reading

“Just smile a little bit, it will help…”

11:33AM – Brooklyn “Just smile a little bit, it will help,” said the lady walking past me perpendicular as I approached the corner. Is she talking to me? The lady behind me laughed.. There was no way the first woman could have seen the woman who laughed. So either that woman was speaking to me … Continue reading

The Movement of Sound

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DJ JOURNEY – “I feel that to be great, you need to study what is greater. And, I’ve spent the past years of my life, studying, watching, looking around, paying attention to my environment, co-existing, not saying a word; until I got to a level of, confidence and I got to a level of knowing … Continue reading

“I realize we spent countless hours…”

MARK COLANGELO – “I love making music, but make no mistake; it’s hard work.  Invisible Garden has put out two EP’s. Looking back, I realize we spent countless hours writing, recording, and mixing, but virtually no time promoting. That part was boring, and I didn’t think it was important.  I used to believe that good … Continue reading

Keys to Success: Quality Work and Truth

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DAN MUNOZ – “As an independent artist, the key to success is putting out quality work, and always being true to yourselves. That will shine through in the music and more often than not, people will be drawn to that realness and truth.“ That is the truth, over the past couple years, KB Jones and … Continue reading

#ArtistEngage

#ArtistEngage began as a small project and test concept inspired by conversations, pop-up panels and a notion of #hacksxsw all which manifested at the end of 6th street in a rented warehouse during SXSW13. The b-giv social good lounge, sponsored in parts by Dos Equis, Pepsi and Hootsuite, hosted the likes of many musicians, artists, … Continue reading

Press Pause Play | Being an Artist in 2013

Being an artist is not easy these days. Nor is life that easy for marketers or consumers as well. Through my daily roller coaster quest to develop as a professional creator, I constantly seek feedback, engagement and inspiration. Here is a great film that really captures the challenge and opportunity of being an artist in … Continue reading

Summer ’13 Mix Tape Series

Each Week Ravin Dave and the Massively Epic crew will be dropping mix tapes to keep you grooving all summer long. Weekly mix tapes available streaming and free download on: – soundcloud After a couple of weeks, mix tapes will be available for purchase of the entire mix or individual tracks on: – beatport All … Continue reading

Avitar

“Games can be developed from films, flms can be developed from games. The two can inhabit the same universe at the same time on a parallel tracks, there are all sorts of ways to do it,” say James Cameron, director of the upcoming sci-fi film Avitar. – BBC World News, 6/4/09