I was on a major label for many years, and I only knew one way to make music: follow the template that has been in place for years, and work within the system. But after years of not having any records released, my label and I decided to part ways, which left me in an incredibly unique position.
Chris Mason Johnson's sultry and perfectly human Test enjoyed its European premiere recently at this year's Berlinale. The film is a survivor's tale, told through the POV of a gay character, but so multidimensional that be it man, woman, straight or gay, everyone can relate to its themes.
With crowdfunding legal in some states and taking place virtually everywhere, the spectrum has narrowed. It is plain to see how the movement is playing out in the immediate future. To start, crowdfunding is not a game changer.
Wearable computing dominated CES 2014; however, no one really talks about the man we all owe a round of applause to for this revolution and movement to wearable computing and technology. That man's name is Scott Wilson.
Super!, a brand-new, Kickstarter-backed indie comic book, is all over the place. It has superheroes, as the name might suggest, but it also includes robots, drunkards, and corporate entities that seem too big to fail.