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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31.08.12 by Jeff

100k Giveaway

Last week our Facebook Page hit 100,000! If it’s alright with you I’d like to celebrate this milestone with a whole bunch of giveaways! Thanks for hanging around on Booooooom every day, thanks for getting involved in the projects, and thanks for sending me all your friendly tweets and emails!

Huge thank you to everyone who made these giveaways possible: Herschel, Virb, Chronicle Books, HelloVon, and Furni.

Here’s what’s up for grabs:

herschel back packs

2 Little America Back Packs (Washed Red) courtesy of Herschel.

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27.07.12 by Jeff

Urbanears Headphones / Giveaway!

Urbanears Headphones / Giveaway!
Urbanears sent me over a pair of their new denim Plattan headphones and lucky you, I’ve got a pair for you too! So who wants ‘em?

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