06.02.13 by Jeff

POW WOW MINI MIX

oahu pow wow mini mix by jeff hamada

I made this mix for Pow Wow. It’s dedicated to all of you – all my friends in Hawaii, and all of you around the world. If you’re gonna be on Oahu I’ll see you soon! Otherwise open a window, turn this up, close your eyes, and imagine you’re coming too. Oh, and you better download it before it reaches the limit! Enjoy.

DOWNLOAD IT HERE: mediafire.com/?s24cg21ggkagf9i

I posted the full track list on Soundcloud, bonus points if you know where the two audio clips are from! If you like it, pass it along!

15.01.13 by Jeff

RAEN / Sunglasses Giveaway

Raen / Sunglasses Giveaway
This week’s giveaway comes from my friends at RAEN. They let me pick out a couple pairs of sunglasses, and I’m hooking you up too. I’ll pick two winners, who wants ‘em?

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17.12.12 by Jeff

Risograph Calendar Giveaway

Risograph Calendar Giveaway
I’ve got 5 Risograph Calendars to giveaway! They were designed by JP King and printed by Paper Pusher Printworks. Who wants one of them?

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23.10.12 by Jeff

Free site for Life / Virb Giveaway

Free Website for Life / Virb Giveaway
My friends at Virb are letting me hook up another one of you with a free site for life. So if you’re looking for an easy way to show off your work but you have no money, this is your lucky day!

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04.10.12 by Jeff

Homemade Instruments / Submissions Part II

I’ll be updating this post with the rest of your brilliant submissions to our “Made of Imagination” project with MTV and Sony Xperia.

 

jess

The instruments: Dried hamburger drum, soda pop violin, french fry pan flute, and salt shaker.

Jessica and Aurélien - Vancouver & Paris

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27.09.12 by Jeff

Turnstone Campfire Paper Table Giveaway!

Turnstone Campfire Paper Table Giveaway!

Turnstone Campfire Paper Table Giveaway!
Turnstone has hooked me up with one of their really cool Campfire paper tables to give away to one of you! Oh and how about we toss in a beautiful print by my buddy Chuck Anderson too! Who wants ‘em?

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14.09.12 by Jeff

Little Scream / Made of Imagination

Little Scream / Made of Imagination

This is the third video we produced for MTV and Sony Xperia, and it features Little Scream! Nada and I are huuuge fans of hers so this really was a dream come true to have her be a part of this project.

In keeping with the unconventional instruments theme, we paired up Little Scream with sound designers Lo and Joseph and circuit benders from Toronto’s InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Center! Together they completely reinvented her song “Canons”. Albert Huh did a superb job capturing this performance. He’s been filming and editing all the videos in this series, and deserves a massive shout out!

Hopefully this video pumps you up to spend the weekend building your own instruments! You still have a week or so to get your submissions in, and remember we’re giving away Sony Xperia phones and Booooooom goodies as prizes!

If you wanna get involved jump over here.

You can see the full gallery of submissions here.

imagination.mtv.ca

13.09.12 by Jeff

Homemade instruments by Cara Stewart

Homemade instruments by Cara Stewart

A fantastic submission to our “Made of Imagination” project courtesy of Cara Stewart, Austin, Texas. She created 3 really unique instruments! This first one is called “Phonograph” and she built it using a broom head, log, contact mics, amplifyer, speaker, and wooden table.

“Contact mics inside the broom head amplify the sounds of the bristles playing over the log. The bristles act like a needle on a record player, or keys on a music box. The song is determined by the density of texture on the surface of the rotating log.”

See her other instruments below!

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