Made this the other day. It’s an auto-updating collection of my favorite music on SoundCloud. The #nowplaying section is a list of my Likes, and the #rotation section are a collection of songs that I played that month.
If you want the code, just ask. It’s pretty easy to make your own (especially on Tumblr).
Check it out:
Getting into college with Kanye West’s
I wrote my Columbia admission essay on Kanye West’s
The College Dropout. I found the original submission, and I thought I’d share it with the world.
A Trip to Ikea | Brian Watson x VSCO Grid
Experimenting with a photo-journal from the weekend. For the full set,
check it out here.
All pictures taken on a Nexus 5 with VSCOcam (Preset F2, to be exact).
I don’t usually add to
Fred’s posts, but I just want to reiterate how much I agree with this one.
We need more lightweight likes — in email, in SMS, in healthcare, in iTunes, and everywhere in between.
I need a lightweight like to acknowledge a friend of mine for sending an email that challenges the lack of diversity in technology without making her uncomfortable.
I need a lightweight like to give Isaiah Rashad props for making his
Clivia Demo, especially the song “West Savannah.”
These are just a few examples, but let’s add more of these gestures everywhere — we could all use some positive reinforcement.
An inside look at
the Grammy Awards voting process by Complex senior writer Rob Kenner.
What this tells me is that the Grammys is fatally flawed in its process.
Structurally, it gives power to music industry insiders (“six or more credits on official music releases”) and will never work for specialized categories (i.e. reggae and hip-hop to a lesser extent).
I’ve wanted to believe that the Grammys (and other Award Shows) help to expose overlooked but deserved artists, but last night proved (yet again) this isn’t true.
If I learned anything last night, it is to never expect praise from the gatekeepers in your industry because the people with voting power don’t understand what the fuck is really good.