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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19.07.12 by Jeff

Pillows by Roxy Marj / Giveaway

Home Cozy Home Pillows by Roxy Marj Giveaway
My friend Roxy has given me two of her fun Home Cozy Home pillows to giveaway, who wants ‘em?

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11.07.12 by Jeff

Booooooom Summer Mix

Total Babes / Booooooom Summer Mix
I have finally finished this year’s summer mix. This took forever, I hope you like it. Please share it with all the good looking people you know. Photo by my friend Sophie Tajan (a total babe).

Stream it and/or download it below!

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