20.08.12 by Jeff

Made of Imagination / Rich Aucoin

Last week we launched our “Made of Imagination” project with MTV, our biggest collaboration yet! In case you forgot already or didn’t see the original post, we wanna see who can make the most creative homemade instruments on the planet, and we’d love to see videos of you and your friends performing with them!

We’re also asking some emerging Canadian musicians to do the same kinda thing! The video above is the first of four that we’ve produced, and it features rising star Rich Aucoin.

Ready to make your own instruments???

Read the full project instructions here.

Get inspired here.













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



  • Tony Morris

    Awesome, great to see Rich getting this kind of exposure.

    • he is great! i’m glad he was one of the artists we locked down for this.

  • Mr. Quinn

    I wish he would use some of his creativity to find a more interesting musical sound. He takes all these different sounds to build a pretty generic pop song that would sound just as good on guitar bass and drums. He should be making a type of music that is dependent on the tones of trash can lids or car windshields, something that embodies the uniqueness of the instruments he’s using. I hope people’s submissions are more musically original.





20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Till Rabus

A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

Read More

20.07.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Esther Sarto

A selection of paintings from “Sleepless” by artist Esther Sarto, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her show opens on Saturday at Talon Gallery (Portland). More images below.

Read More

20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Samuel Rodriguez

Recent work by artist Sam Rodriguez from San José, California (previously featured here). More images below!

Read More

19.07.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Angeles Peña

“Aguas de Montaña” is a journey into The Andean Patagonia, a desolate territory where photographer Angeles Peña lived all of her childhood.

She says, “In a world that spins faster and faster I feel an enormous necessity to focus on the details and the beauty of what still remains. I find myself with a nature that sustains itself but can fall at any moment. It is something that surpasses me and I cannot stop observing.”

See the rest of the series below.
Read More

19.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jason John

Paintings by Florida-based artist Jason John. See more images below.

Read More