So my iPhone love affair is growing. Today I met up with an old friend Vanissa who is an illustrator and photographer (Vanissa was the first feature ever on TheNewPop) and we discovered that we have a mutual love affair with the low-fi look and feel of the iPhone photos. Despite the iPhones many camera limitations (like no flash or zoom capabilities) the images look more like film than most digital images I have seen. Today Vanissa introduced me to some new camera apps and we spent hours shooting each other and just having a ball.
love you V!!!
We played this teaser at movie night at the loft last night which was a blast. Will be posting the feature presentation soonish. Enjoy!
Our week in review via our twitpic posts. This week a walk across a bridge, Bajah and The Dry Eye Crew, Radical outing out at the loft, and my outing upstate.
On a hot summers day we trucked a very young Wilhemina model Elle (from Oregon) to my current neighborhood Bushwhick, Brooklyn for a photo-shoot for her look book.
I was inspired by her youth, and her bratty girl looks. I played with a bad girl that can transcend location (from the suburbs to the city), her sex appeal isn’t vulgar, she look sweets & innocent while maintaining her bad girl virtues.
I declare this shoot: DUST
XOXO CONTESSA STUTO
Yo yo yo It’s Contessa! I have a new fashion meets music monthly at Beauty Bar Brooklyn (921 Broadway) in Bushwhick. It’s every first Friday of the month, and we should totally make this one a banger! banger-liscious is right!
Here is the link for the Facebook event BEAUTY FIRST
Beauty First! SEPT 4TH!
Friday Sept. 4th, is an INVASION, of vintage clothing and original designs by local designers/fashion stylists; Contessa, Jordan Fox, Chay $, Hiro tha Jap and Mona Baltazar.
BEAUTY FIRST (FRIDAYS) Monthly at Beauty Bar Brooklyn is queer friendly, fashion forward, and FAB-U-LESS vintage clothes for sale (select by stylist and fashionista’s)
Happy hour drinks 6pm-9pm $3 drinks $2 beer… Let’s keep it local! with drinks starting at $3/4 after 9pm!
$10 FOR A MARTINI AND A MANICURE!
Filmed by Trevz THE NEW POP
9PM-1AM a monthly Vintage sale to showcase looks that are before trend, ultra fab and very rare… This is for my followers and clientele to shop, chill and browse!
I have also asked these other incredible buyers/designers to sell too
HIRO THA JAP
So it is safe to say that you will be very happy with the fun one of a kind Vintage that we select and sell!
Recessionista priced! for men and woman!
DJ Hiro tha Jap (9-11PM) Dub step, dance, to keep you grooving while shopping, and chilling.
DJ SNACKTOWN will spin 90′s (house, hip hop, freestyle) to post punk and dubstep…etc.
(921 BROADWAY – Myrtle J,M,Z Bushwhick/Williamburg border)
Here is photos from LAST MONTHS – BEAUTY FIRST.
I came across this educational video about one of the most sampled tracks of all time … and I wanted to share it and talk a bit about sampling. Sampling in music is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or as a different sound recording of a song. With the coffers of music overflowing with gems to plunder, I urge you as artists while you are standing on the shoulders of giants not to do anything that will cause you to fall. Do not just use it and say a prayer no one will notice. Especially, if you plan to exploit the material commercially, identify the rightsholders and clear any sample you use even if its only 2 seconds to ensure that you have a legally viable product unless … (a) it is already in the public domain or (b) if the defense of fair use can be applied. When in doubt consult an attorney.
“This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the “Amen Break,” a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping single from 1969. This sample was used extensively in early hiphop and sample-based music, and became the basis for drum-and-bass and jungle music — a six-second clip that spawned several entire subcultures. Nate Harrison’s 2004 video is a meditation on the ownership of culture, the nature of art and creativity, and the history of a remarkable music clip.”
- via youtube: mobius32
Contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have specific questions about sample clearance.