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February 17, 2017

The Monster Energy Outbreak House Returns to SXSW with a Exciting Music Lineup and Game-Changing New Partnership

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The Monster Energy Outbreak House residency returns to SXSW 2017 for its third consecutive year. The four-day event will showcase 30 emerging acts and a new partnership with Trap Nation, the world’s largest music channel on YouTube with over 12M subscribers.

The Monster Energy #OutbreakHouse will feature Young M.A, Ugly God, Illenium, Whethan, San Holo, Unlike Pluto, Ekali, Sweater Beats, Night Lovell, 24Hrs and many more.

The Monster Energy Outbreak House @ SXSW 2017 will commence on Wednesday, March 15th and run through Saturday, March 18th. It’s all going down at the Old Antone’s venue on 213 W 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701. Doors open at 7pm each night, with each show running until 2am.

“We’re bringing an even stronger lineup, bigger production and a bit of a refresh to the Monster Energy Outbreak House this year — and we promise substantial surprise guest performances just like in previous years,” producer/GM Steven Ljubicic said. “We added extra focus to bringing credibility to the subgenres of EDM and emerging hip hop. Our goal is to champion these artists and feature them on one of our touring or festival properties and ultimately place them on the biggest national headlining tour of their career.”

Since 2011, The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has given fans early access to Discover What’s Next by aligning our sponsor brands with mega stars on the verge of breaking. They included The Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Azalea, Logic, Fetty Wap and Post Malone on their largest national headlining tours at the time. The company produces six national tours a year across six different genres, alongside an annual week-long residency for Super Sponsor Monster Energy at the annual SXSW Monster Energy Outbreak House.

In 2016, a new property was formed called the Up & Up Festival. It has rival college students compete online to bring a national artist to perform at their school.

For more information about the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, visit www.outbreakpresents.com or www.monsterenergy.com.

And don’t forget to visit the Java Monster Mornings at the Registrants Lounge outside of the Austin Convention Center!

Photo Courtesy of Monster Energy


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February 17, 2017

Fasten Is The Official Rideshare Service of SXSW 2017

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Did you know that the two most popular national Rideshare apps do not currently operate in Austin? Don’t worry, Fasten has you covered!

With a fresh take on ridesharing, Fasten provides rides that are more affordable for riders and more profitable for drivers. Their progressive, people-first approach shows that ridesharing doesn’t just have to be black and white, or pink.

Whether it’s a ride home after an unforgettable night out, or a trip from your hotel to your next SXSW adventure downtown, Fasten is committed to helping you have the best SXSW experience possible. Which means providing a safe, fast, and reliable service.

Download the app and see why most Austinites have chosen Fasten for their ridesharing needs. Use the code PEOPLEFIRST to get $5 off your first trip.

SXSW is happy to have Fasten as the Official Rideshare Service of SXSW 2017!

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Source: SxSW Music

February 17, 2017

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, February 17

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The week in music news was marked by reactions to the Grammys, where controversy over culture and race was raised, while ratings and the annual sales bump were noted. The development of artificial intelligence tools for musicians was explored in two articles. Daft Punk have their own Snapchat filter.

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February 17, 2017

SXSW Music Weekly Round-Up: The Lemon Twigs, Jamila Woods, Mannie Fresh Conversation, Austin Music Awards

With only a few weeks left, SXSW is coming up fast! We want you to get the most out of your SXSW experience, so let’s make sure you know who to look out for once March gets here.

This week we’re happy to announce the addition of two new sessions for you to enjoy at SXSW! For all aspiring DJs out there, stop by our How to Remain Relevant as a DJ panel and hear from renowned speakers Mannie Fresh and Tony Neal. They’ll tell you everything you need to know about keeping up in today’s world of mixing. We’re also introducing a panel of speakers, including Monterey International Pop Festival co-founder Lou Adler, to discuss the success of music festivals like Monterey Pop and Coachella.

On top of that, we’re hosting our fourth annual SXSW Hackathon! Apply to participate and join the excitement, while receiving help from our Creatives In Residence, such as digital artist Andrew Jones and VR director and writer Josema Roig.

Onto this week’s Showcasing Artist announcement! Highlights include the sick psychedelic sounds of Christian Bland & The Revelators, as well as New York’s favorite indie rock brothers, The Lemon Twigs. If rock isn’t your style, check out Khruangbin, FRENSHIP, Jamila Woods, and the full list of 150 new Showcasing Artists below.

Why read about the artists when you can listen to them? Be sure to find them on our Spotify playlist and our radio channel SXSWfm.

There are only a few weeks until the festival, so secure your place and register for a SXSW Music Badge. Not only will you gain access to legendary speakers and performers, but you’ll also have the networking experience of a lifetime!

New 2017 Conference Additions (Music)

From Monterey Pop To Coachella: Conversation With Lou Adler and Paul Tollett
How to Remain Relevant as a DJ

New 2017 Showcasing Artist Additions

CC Adcock + The Lafayette Marquis (Lafayette LA)
Ginger Ale & the Monowhales (Toronto CANADA)
Amplified Heat (Austin TX)
Sudan Archives (Los Angeles CA)
Birdlegg (Austin TX)
Christian Bland & The Revelators (Austin TX)
Born Cages (New York NY)
Boxinbox&Lionsize (Barcelona SPAIN)
Brookfield Duece (Oakland CA)
Jane Ellen Bryant (Austin TX)
Buckwheat Zydeco Tribute w/ Ils Sont Partis and Special Guest (Lafayette LA)
Wink Burcham (Broken arrow OK)
The Burning Peppermints (Birmingham AL)
CAPPA (Nashville TN)
Captain Jack Watson (Dallas TX)
Justin Caruso (Los Angeles CA)
Dave Cavalier (Los Angeles CA)
Cerise (Los Angeles CA)
Kasey Chambers (Copacabana AUSTRALIA)
Champagne SuperChillin (Nashville TN)
Miles Chancellor (Philadelphia PA)
Charlie Heat (Woodbury NJ)
Cheap Fur (Austin TX)
Chynna (Philadelphia PA)
Suzanne Ciani (San Francisco CA)
Colours (Sarasota FL)
Constant Gardner (London UK-ENGLAND)
Coyote Kisses (Lakeland FL)
Crazytown (Los Angeles CA)
Crystal Thomas (Shreveport LA)
Daddy Long Legs (New York NY)
Andrea Dawson (austin TX)
The Dead Deads (Nashville TN)
DJ Harrison (Richmond VA)
DJHerShe and the Circus (Boston MA)
DJ TradeMark (Austin TX)
Dretussin (Milpitas CA)
Eastside Kings (Austin TX)
Flint Eastwood (Detroit MI)
Ekali (Vancouver CANADA)
Anothney “A-Game” Elllis (St Louis MO)
EZA (Nashville TN)
Flying Turns (Austin TX)
FRENSHIP (Los Angeles CA)
Friendly Greg (Philadelphia PA)
Geotheory (New York NY)
Gods Way (El Paso TX)
Stefan Goldmann (Berlin GERMANY)
Max Gomez (Taos NM)
Shiela “Shiela” Gonzalez (Austin TX)
grav3y (Austin TX)
Xan Griffin (Apple Valley CA)
Tree “Tree G” Grundy (Austin TX)
James Hall (Brooklyn NY)
James Hersey (Vienna AUSTRIA)
Matt Hollywood & the Bad Feelings (Los Angeles CA)
Kwaidan re-scored by Troller, Michael C. Sharp, Antoni Maiovvi & Timothy Fife, Missions (Austin TX)
Hot Sugar (New York City NY)
Illenium (Denver CO)
Alex Izenberg (Los Angeles CA)
Jack and the Ripper (Mexico City MEXICO)
Noa James aka Young Orca (Fontana CA)
Jarrell (San Antonio TX)
Kami (Chicago IL)
Khruangbin (Houston TX)
Shunetra “BillieB” Kincheon (Austin TX)
King Rocker All Star Band (San Francisco CA)
Dante Klein (Amsterdam NETHERLANDS)
Kolars (Los Angeles CA)
The Kraken Quartet (Austin TX)
Lachane (Austin TX)
Lady Lotion (Dallas TX)
Langhorne Slim (Nashville TN)
Austin Lanier (Newport News VA)
The Lemon Twigs (Hicksville NY)
Loki (Austin TX)
Los Chinchillos del Caribe (San Juan PUERTO RICO)
Dustin Lovelis (Long Beach CA)
Luca Lush (New York City NY)
Manila Killa (Washington DC)
Marcus Strickland’s ‘Twi-Life’ (Brooklyn NY)
EJ Mathews (Dallas TX)
MC Frontalot (Brooklyn NY)
Cookie McGee (Dallas TX)
Shannon McNally (Oxford MS)
Mallory Merk (Shreveport LA)
Ela Minus (Bogotá COLOMBIA)
Mndsgn (Los Angeles CA)
MOBIVSTRIP (Lima PERU)
Mondo Cozmo (Los Angeles CA)
Diego Money (Dallas TX)
NATE & the NIGHTMARES (Athens GA)
Night Drive (Austin TX)
Max October (Providence RI)
Conny Opper & Lizzie Paige (Berlin GERMANY)
Matthew “Orion the Third” O’Ryan Clark III (College Station TX)
Anthony Parasole (Brooklyn NY)
Peanut Butter Wolf (Los Angeles CA)
Jeff Plankenhorn (Austin TX)
POOOW! (Lima PERU)
Post Animal (Chicago IL)
Quinn XCII (Grosse Pointe MI)
Lou Rebecca (Paris FRANCE)
Orpheu The Wizard (Amsterdam NETHERLANDS)
Karriem Riggins (Los Angeles CA)
Rik & the Pigs (Olympia WA)
Ringo Deathstarr (Austin TX)
Elliot Root (Nashville TN)
Royal Teeth (New Orleans LA)
RSK TKRS (Brooklyn NY)
RVRB (Dallas TX)
Said The Sky (Denver CO)
Santa Muerte (Houston TX)
Nitty Scott (New York NY)
Screamin’ J (Austin TX)
Kodie Shane (Atlanta GA)
Single Lash (Austin TX)
Skullcaster (Bertram TX)
Slim Gravy (Dallas TX)
Smoke Season (Los Angeles CA)
Solo Woods (Chicago IL)
Star Parks (Austin TX)
Juanita Stein (Sydney AUSTRALIA)
Andrew St. James (San Francisco CA)
Sunny Sweeney (Longview TX)
Sur Ellz (Denver CO)
Sweater Beats (Los Angeles CA)
Tarro (Los Angeles CA)
Tdot Illdude (Willingboro NJ)
ThiDaniel (Los Angeles CA)
Casper Tielrooij (Amsterdam NETHERLANDS)
The Tontons (Houston TX)
TRISHES (San Diego CA)
Two Feet (Harlem NY)
Unkle Funkle (Los Angeles CA)
Vaya Futuro (Tijuana MEXICO)
VedeTT (Angers FRANCE)
Jackie Venson (Austin TX)
Redd Volkaert (Austin TX)
Colter Wall (Swift Current CANADA)
Lindsey “Junior” West (Austin TX)
White Denim (Austin TX)
Wildflowers (Denver CO)
Moses “WrebleMuzik” Williams (Austin TX)
Jamila Woods (Chicago IL)
Tim Woods (Houston TX)
ye. (Syracuse NY)
Ye Ali (Hammond IN)
Yokozuna (Mexico City MEXICO)
Mike Zombie (Willingboro NJ)

Everything subject to change

Photo credits, clockwise from top left:
White Denim photo by Drew Anthony Smith
Lou Rebecca photo by Daniel E. Patrick
Khruangbin photo courtesy of the artist
MNDSGN photo courtesy of the artist
Peanut Butter Wolf photo courtesy of the artist

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Source: SxSW Music

February 17, 2017

Photography: Aston Martin Lagonda with Tomek Olszowski

Photography: Aston Martin Lagonda with Tomek Olszowski

Aston Martin Lagonda with Tomek Olszowski is a photography and retouching project shared by Recom Farmhouse and Tomek Olszowski on their Behance profiles. As they describe in the project: Cult cars don’t come much less conventional than the Aston Martin Lagonda. Only 645 were ever made, and they’re like no other car before or since. “The wedge-shaped body is the height of a Porsche 911 but over five metres long, with an outrageously space-age dashboard.” The photography and art direction of this project is simply amazing. There’s a classic noir mood, and despite the 70s appeal, it reminds me a lot of the 80s with the color palette used.

“This isn’t a car so much as a mobile pop-cultural mash-up, the intersection of a dozen different ideas, many of which are at odds with each other.” (Top Gear) 

Project description

In this shoot, a touch of seventies noir accents the car’s angular forms, and we introduced it to the kind of driver which its retro-futuristic style deserves. 

Photography

Credits

  • Photographer: Tomek Olszowski
  • Retouching: Maria Luisa Calosso & Aljaž Bezjak /  Recom Farmhouse 
  • Production: Studio Tecza Production & Piramida Film
  • Model: Kajo Szwed

Recom Farmhouse is on InstagramFacebook and Twitter! More work at recomfarmhouse.com and our blog madlove.net.

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Feb 17, 2017

Source: Abduzeedo Photography

February 16, 2017

Sounds From Peru Make Their Mark at SXSW

Written by Yvonne Herrera

Sounds from Peru will be presenting a showcase for the first time at this year’s event.

The music of Peru can be characterized as the heartbeat of the country. Peru is home to music genres like festejo, andean music, and kantu. Each of Peru’s regions has its own distinguishing music that reflects its lifestyle, spirit, and surroundings.

POOOW! will kick off the show with their funky take on modern electro. The lineup also features folk band We The Lion and rock group MOBIVSTRIP. Lima-based Mundaka, a rock quartet, will have the crowd headbanging and moshing with their upbeat songs. Los Outsaiders return to the festival with their garage rock music, incorporating elements of Peru with hard rock. Singer Songwriter Gala Brie rounds off the showcase adding a different flavor and blending latin pop with electronic.

Check out the first Sounds From Peru showcase on Wednesday, March 15 at Trinity Hall.

Register to the event for primary access to premier nighttime music showcases, and industry-focused sessions. This year, the Music badge also gives you access to most Film Festival screenings and Interactive Conference sessions.

Register Today

Photo credits, clockwise from top left:
We The Lion photo by Paloma Valerga
Los Outsaiders photo by Erick Flores
Mundaka photo by Valeria Landavere
POOOW! photo by Carl Stec

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Source: SxSW Music

February 16, 2017

Illustration: Colorful Work of Romain Trystram

Illustration: Colorful Work of Romain Trystram

Romain Trystram is an illustrator from Morocco with an incredible portfolio. What really catches my eye is his illustration style with colorful, I dare say, 80s color palette sometimes. There is a mix of abstract and more conventional illustrations. The abstract is the the one that I particularly tend to prefer, however most of them seem to be inspired by architecture or urban scenes. I selected a few illustrations for this post to highlight that.

Romain has done work for major clients, such as IBM, Adobe, Mercedes-Benz, Affinity, Panasonic, Virgin Atlantic and many others. For more information make sure to check out his portfolio at https://romaintrystram.myportfolio.com/

Illustration

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Feb 16, 2017

Source: Abduzeedo Illustration

February 14, 2017

Product Design: Whym – Seamless Instant Interpretation App

Product Design: Whym – Seamless Instant Interpretation App

Whym – Seamless Instant Interpretation App is a product design project shared by the Netguru Team on their Behance profile. As the name suggest the idea is simple, you have an app that provided you access to a live interpreter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simple ideas tend to be the most difficult to execute well but, visually at least (I have not had time to download and play with it yet) it looks quite beautiful. This project covers some of the main user journeys like: onboarding, call and connect with an interpreter and purchase more minutes. It is a quite good example of product design presentation.

Use case

Imagine your worst travel nightmare. You’re in a car crash; you’re rushed to hospital; your travel companion has been arrested by the police. Then imagine you can’t speak the local language. You can’t understand what’s being said; you can’t get people to understand you. What’s wrong? What’s everyone saying? 

Now imagine you have immediate access to a professional,live, human interpreter in your pocket. You’re still in a stressful situation, but there’s an interpreter by your side to explain what’s going on.

Product design solution

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About Netguru

Netguru is one of Europe’s fastest growing mobile and web development groups. We’ve helped partners scale existing projects and build MVPs. For more information check out: http://netguru.co/

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Feb 14, 2017

Source: Abduzeedo UI/UX

February 13, 2017

Motion Design for UI by Michal Sambora

Motion Design for UI by Michal Sambora

There’s a clear shift or I would say evolution of interface design that relies more in motion design to make it easier for people to understand how to use the application. In addition to that motion design can enhance the visual experience tremendously. Michal Sambora has great examples of subtle and not so subtle animations to illustrate that. There are some quite interesting experiments, especially the real weather project that uses 3D to create dramatic icons for a weather app. Some of the projects seem to be experimental only, but even if they are not based on real implementations, they are still worth checking them out.

Michal Sambora is a interface designer from Cracow, Poland. For more information check out his Dribbble profile at https://dribbble.com/samborek

Motion design for UI

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Feb 13, 2017

Source: Abduzeedo UI/UX

February 10, 2017

Web Design: Redesign of Lux Capital

Web Design: Redesign of Lux Capital

Lux Capital is a web site redesign project shared by Christopher Reath on his Behance profile. This web design effort is an excellent example of graphic design and UI/UX done properly, at least in my opinion. You guys might already know how much I appreciate simple black and white themes for UI and Lux Capital has a lot of that, with a pop of color with the accent red color.

The website was designed to be screen agnostic, so that anyone was able to experience the site regardless of their device or screen size. Typography wise, the site features a bold, Swiss style with Brown and Aktiv Grotesk for the typefaces.

Credits:

  • Branding Agency: Mucho
  • Digital Agency: Purple, Rock, Scissors

Web design

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About the designer

Christopher Reath is a designer at Purple Rock Scissors, a design agency based in Orlando, Florida. Christopher’s work is focused on Graphic Design, Branding and Art Direction. For more information check out his Behance profile at: https://www.behance.net/chrisreath

abduzeedo
Feb 10, 2017

Source: Abduzeedo UI/UX