It sucks to be ‘just’ a DJ

It sucks to be just a DJ. No seriously, if you can’t be the number one DJ, or the best DJ, known for something, then you need to be the fucking cool DJ, or the really hip DJ with a lot of fucking people who like you for some reason or another. In the least … 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

#TRANSFORMTODAY

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

#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

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

RE:FORMSCHOOL | Digital Strategy Day 2

DAY 2 Social Marketing Plan | Draft V.2 | 10/04/10 Challenge: RE:FORMSCHOOL is a really cool project, but most people don’t get it until they are here..and see how crazy an idea this is.. Question: How can we explain what it is we are doing in a way that people care? Answer: Capture, create and … Continue reading

RE:FORMSCHOOL | Digital Strategy Day 1

Volunteering for a public, group, not-for-profit project can always be a daunting task.  Besides the personalities, different ways of working, levels of commitment, access to resources and everything else, its sometimes difficult to get done what you need to in the amount of time that you have.  Over the next couple of days I am … Continue reading

A Crash Course on Social Media..

Alright.. back from a mini social media vaca, with a quick post on a presentation that Keane Angle (@Keaneangle) and I delivered last week to the CT Press Club as “A Crash Course in Social Media”.  Just a couple of thoughts/builds.. It’s important to remember that presentations are linear.  The subject matter of this deck … Continue reading