31.08.11 by Jeff

Stussy / Make Beats

Heads up all you aspiring beat makers, Stussy has just launched their “Make Beats” contest with Low End Theory and Teenage Engineering! Take a peek at Nosaj Thing, Gaslamp Killer, and Pollyn jamming together.

Stussy Make Beats Contest Low End Theory Teenage Engineering OP-1 Nosaj Thing Gaslamp Killer Pollyn

Watch the video below!


Make Beats will run until 9/14/11 and is open to everyone around the globe. All beats must be submitted by 9/14/11 to be considered for the contest. The winner will be chosen by a committee from Stussy, Low End Theory and Teenage Engineering and announced on 9/20/11. Contest rules include one entry per artist, who can use anything to make an ORIGINAL instrumental beat, at least 2 minutes in length. The winner will receive the release of their EP, paid travel to Los Angeles to perform at the Low End Theory event, a Teenage Engineering OP-1 portable synthesizer and a box of fresh Stussy gear.

http://www.stussy.com/features/make-beats













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







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Artist Spotlight: Antonio Lee

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A selection of paintings by São Paulo-based artist Antonio Lee. More images below.

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25.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon

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Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a rainbow-blasting airplane flying above Oshino-Mura, Yamanashi Prefecture. While the effect can be explained as a form of cloud iridescence, that’s still pretty amazing! Check out a spectacular close up shot below!

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Barcelona Design Week: June 2 – 12

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We recently put out an open call to be our official Booooooom correspondent at this year’s Barcelona Design Week. We’re happy to announce that we’re sending one of our readers, Cory Gibbons, to Spain to attend the event.

Barcelona Design Centre’s annual Barcelona Design Week runs from June 2-12 this year. The event brings together creative professionals and businesses from around the world to share ideas, trends and knowledge about a variety of topics — offering over 70 different activities ranging from workshops and roundtables to tours and art exhibitions.

This year’s lineup of speakers includes Brett Wickens (of design studio Ammunition) and Alice Rawsthorn (who writes about design for International New York Times and frieze) kicking off the opening conference on June 2nd. June 6th to 8th marks the return of the Design is Future “congresstival”, which involves 3 days of 15 speakers discussing success stories and new approaches to design, specifically focused on improving people’s lives and the world around us.

More information and images from last year’s BDW below!

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25.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Rupert Vandervell

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A selection of photos from “Geometrix” by London-based photographer Rupert Vandervell. More images below.

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25.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lindsay Stripling

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