I’ve got good news and bad news. The bad news is summer is nearly gone, it’s painful to even say it. But the good news is I’ve got a giveaway from my friends at Northern Sun that’s perfect for the fall season.
I’ve got a men’s Aput Jacket and a women’s Aga Jacket to give away! Both are water resistant and premium down filled, and as promised this one’s open to everyone. If you’d like to snag either jacket, leave a comment below describing the first adventure you’ll go on.
We’ll pick two winners September 13th.
Urbanears hooked me up with a pair of their newly launched RePlattan series of headphones. These headphones are all made of unused parts from previous seasons instead of letting them go to waste!
The coolest part is they’ve built in a personal ID and GPS coordinates that cover 5 square meters of rainforest. As soon as you purchase a pair of headphones that specific area of rainforest is protected.
They estimate that 500 ants, 10 flowers, 5 spiders and 2 butterflies live in each of those little squares, maybe even a bird, or a tree, or a frog, or a tree frog, or even a bird frog (they never said this).
I also got a little adapter called a Slussen, which lets you dj from your iPhone (the video below explains it better).
So now I get to giveaway one of each to one of you as well! Leave a comment below with the first song you’d listen to. I’ll pick a winner next Friday, have a great weekend.
This year’s Booooooom Summer Mix is finally finished, sorry it took me so long! If you’re new here, this has sort of become a tradition. Every year it takes me longer to mix these things because I get them mostly finished and then I get bored and delete them.
I tried to pull out a bunch of popular tracks that have been flipped a different way, and there’s a couple you may not have heard at all. The Rah Band cut is my favourite in the mix.
If you listen and you dig it please share it with all the good looking people you know! And if they happen to be especially good looking females with stunning personalities you can tell them I’m single and give them my number.
Thanks to Ephraim for letting me use his photo for the cover!
Stream or download the mp3 here:
Any love, comments, or re-posts are much appreciated! Oh and, full tracklist below but maybe leave it a surprise and listen to it first before you look! Have the best weekend!
I read somewhere they’re aiming to be the first billion dollar company to stay in Vancouver. Kinda wild! One of their clients is the White House. If you’re bored you can read it, here.
Allow me to be the first to tell you that I am beginning work on the first-ever Booooooom book! The best part of it is that it’s gonna be published by one of my favourite publishers, Chronicle Books!
Chronicle Books has approached me to turn our Remake Project into a book. If you missed it, this was the project where we had everyone remaking masterworks of art as photographs.
The project was shared by hundreds of blogs and major news outlets including Huffington Post, Yahoo News, AOL, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The MOMA, The Guardian (two different articles), Reader’s Digest, you get the idea. It was HUGE.
So what I want to do is turn all of your amazing submissions into an incredible art book. It is not gonna be cheap to produce this thing, doing this the right way means getting the image rights to reproduce all the classic works. Hopefully we will be able to secure the rights to 50 classic works.
As a contributor to this book you won’t be paid but you will receive two copies of the finished book. At the end of the day, the point of the book is for more people to see the amazing things you created. I also think it will just be cool to have this book as a piece of history – art history – and also Booooooom history.
If you would like to be considered for the book I would love it if you submitted! If you already made work that was featured in our gallery please re-submit it. If you are just hearing about this project for the first time and want to make something, you have until the end of January to submit work.
What I need from you is a signed release saying that we have permission to print your Remake in the book, as well as the highest resolution image that you have of your work.
1. Download the release form: here
2. Email the form and high resolution artwork with the subject line “REMAKE SUBMISSION” to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include the following details:
THE NAME OF ORIGINAL ARTIST:
TITLE OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK:
*In order to be published in the book the artwork needs to be as high resolution as possible. If the work is too big to email, please use a service such as WeTransfer.
We will notify you if your work has been selected for the book! Thank you all for being a part of this, I’m really excited to take it further than I’ve ever taken any of the projects.