Reality TV Killed The Rockstar. But Is That So Bad?

Reality TV Killed The Rockstar. But Is That So Bad?

Posted on 14. Jul, 2010 by .

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Beyond reality TV is the internet, and the continued development of social networking, blogging and microblogging, which has been giving musicians all around the world the ability to be as little or as overly transparent as they would like. So this brings up a very important question: Is transparency a good thing for musicians to take part in?

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Sell Like a Human: How to Make Money Online Without Acting Like a Tool

Sell Like a Human: How to Make Money Online Without Acting Like a Tool

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by .

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Last week, Hypebot asked me to contribute a brief post for their ‘Social Media Day’ feature. You can find it here. The exercise got me thinking, and I’ve decided to expand on the topic a bit here on Creative Deconstruction. If I were to create a poll to find out the average internet user’s feelings […]

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July Design Inspiration: Jordan Puopolo’s Air Canada

July Design Inspiration: Jordan Puopolo’s Air Canada

Posted on 09. Jul, 2010 by .

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When I first saw these pieces by Jordan Puopolo, I stopped everything else I was doing. It seemed appropriate to just sit there, looking at them. You know how some things just feel right? Well, I hope so. Because it’s a great moment, and one I found in this concept. Vibrant colors fuse with an […]

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Hi, I’m Matt.

Hi, I’m Matt.

Posted on 09. Jul, 2010 by .

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Hey there. My name is Matt, and I like finding the beauty in things. So much, in fact, that I’ve grown to look for them in any situation I can. This has led to a career in design, a hobby of illustration, and more recently, an offer from Refe. Refe thought that with all the […]

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Music and Tech Recap – June 2010 Edition

Music and Tech Recap – June 2010 Edition

Posted on 08. Jul, 2010 by .

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Most of the music technology scene I cover is US based with a little bit out of Europe, mainly the UK thrown into the mix. From my perch here in Toronto, I can tell you that we have a thriving music scene across our great country of Canada. We are graced with some of the […]

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Ignore the Real World: Blogging the Start Up Experience

Ignore the Real World: Blogging the Start Up Experience

Posted on 21. Jun, 2010 by .

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“That would never work in the real world.” You hear it all the time when you tell people about a fresh idea. This real world sounds like an awfully depressing place to live. It’s a place where new ideas, unfamiliar approaches, and foreign concepts always lose. The only things that win are what people already […]

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Music News From Around the Web – Friday, June 18 2010

Music News From Around the Web – Friday, June 18 2010

Posted on 18. Jun, 2010 by .

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A collection of the most important music industry news from last week from various sources across the internet.

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