Posts Tagged ‘ Youtube ’

Who’s Your Daddy? (Apparently It’s PSY).


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South Korean pop star and viral video sensation Psy is at it again. The singer has debuted a brand new video that rivals his breakthrough hit “Gangnam Style” and features Psy showing off some crazy new dance moves.  After Psy rose to stardom in 2012 on the basis of the music video for his song “Gangnam Style,” which featured his wackily corny dance moves and quickly climbed the charts to become the most-watched YouTube video ever (surpassing 2.5 billion views worldwide.)  With his new release “Daddy” the wait has begun to see just how impressive Psy’s numbers will be.  Check the method.

DJ Juicy M


Marta Martus (born May 24, 1991), better known as Juicy M or DJ Juicy M, is a Ukrainian electro and progressive house DJ and producer from Kiev. She is best known for her videos on YouTube mixing with four CDJ players without using headphones. Juicy M placed among the Top 100 DJs on the Planet by The DJ List poll and on the Top Deejays global DJ database.

She began her DJ career in 2007 as a resident DJ in fashionable nightclubs like Orangerea Supper Club, Patipa, and Matrix in Ukraine. The following year, she was the headlining act of the Fashion TV tour. Having participated in the DMC World Eliminations in Ukraine and World Technical DJ Championship in Dubai, she was named “Best Female DJ of the Year” at the 2010 ProDJ Awards in Ukraine.In 2011–2012, she had her first international gigs in Europe and Asia as a hip hop and R&B DJ. She opened for Black Eyed Peas, Backstreet Boys, Afrojack, Jay Sean, Skrillex, and others.

Juicy M has also modeled for well-known magazines like FHM and XXL.Juicy M had always dreamed about huge festivals like Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival and Ultra Music Festival,so in 2013 she started playing and producing EDM.

She gained huge popularity after posting her first mixing video with four CDJs on her YouTube page which gained over 7 million views,and after releasing her first bootleg remix of Major Lazer’s “Watch Out for This (Bumaye)”, supported by numerous DJs like Calvin Harris, Laidback Luke, Bob Sinclar and others in April 2013.In June 2013, she started a weekly podcast called “JuicyLand”, which is broadcast in 11 countries. In September 2013, Juicy M hit Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart. In 2014, she founded her own label, JUMMP Records and released her first single titled “Samurai” together with German producer Ton! Dyson on June 12, which peaked at number 32 on the Beatport chart.

How Much Do Artists Really Make Of Distribution?


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In 2010, data journalist and information designer David McCandless published an infographic on his Information is Beautiful website showing how much musicians earned online from sales and streams of their music.  It caused quite a stir within the music industry, which even then was debating what the emergence of streaming services like Spotify would mean for artists. In 2015, that debate is still going on, and it’s even more heated.  Now McCandless has created a new version of the infographic, updated for 2015.

As before, it digs in to stats from various digital music companies, from the likes of Bandcamp, iTunes and Amazon that sell music, to streaming services: Spotify, Deezer, Apple’s Beats Music, Rhapsody, YouTube and Tidal.  Besides calculations for how much an artist can expect to earn from a single sale or stream, the infographic shows how many of those sales or streams they’d need to earn the US monthly minimum wage of $1,260.  Some important caveats: these numbers apply to performing musicians, but they do not include publishing royalties for the songwriting. Plus, the most important factor in how much an artist signed to a label earns is the terms of their contract: some have good, fair deals. Others… less so.

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Averaging that out is also the reason why the figures here may not match those announced by the streaming services.  For example, Spotify says that its average payout for a stream to labels and publishers is between $0.006 and $0.0084 but Information Is Beautiful suggests that the average payment to an artist from the label portion of that is $0.001128 – this being what a signed artist receives after the label’s share.  Finally, the per-play figures for streaming service can be misleading, as they depend on how many (or few) users the service has. Beats may pay more per-stream than Spotify, but that’s because it has relatively few users.

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via The Guardian

The People vs. Cam’ron.


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Noisey has linked up with the Dipset don himself, as Cam’ron answers YouTube comment on capes, rainbow colored fur and Dipset super fans.

Thank God for Villains and Creeps.


Matrix-Reloaded-Villains-villains-7482655-1600-1200What is it exactly that makes a movie antagonist memorable?  It’s not just how many innocent people they dispense of, their powers or abilities, or even their look.  Sorry to say, but the Matrix 2 twins (pictured above) are NOT good villains.  After the 2014 Oscars, DJ Storm got together with some friends, and discussed the heroes montage presented at the award show.  There were many a hero that could have been added to the list, but more importantly it was noted that without incredible villains, those heroes wouldn’t have had a chance to show what they were made out of.   So in the first custom djstormsblog video, we present to you our list of SOME of cinema’s most memorable villains.   [NOTE: Horror Movie baddies were specifically left out, we didn’t forget about them.  And this video does have some foul language.]

The Hemsworth Brothers | ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ Spoof


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Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep star in the hilarious video, directed by Christopher Nolan spoof viral video on YouTube Australian brothers Chris and Liam Hemsworth star in new video parody. This video is the first time the Hemsworth brothers have appeared together on camera. As most people know, this is a mock sequel to Charlie Bit My Finger viral clip that has been on YouTube for quite a few years now.

 

Guardians of the Galaxy Official Trailer.


guardiansofgalaxylarge1Every child at some point envisions themselves as a superhero at one point in their young lives.  The thrill of being adventurous, and saving the world is something an imaginative mind cannot resist.  Later on in life, people realize that heroes are flawed, and that the hero they thought they could be is a different from the hero they may actually be like the most.  Guardians of the Galaxy is Marvel Studios newest addition to the “Phase 2” line up.  A rag-tag band of misfits who come together under inopportune circumstances has to save the galaxy after their leader steals an object of incredible power.  Marvel’s plan is to use this film to introduce viewers to Thanos (The big purple guy at the end of Avengers), and you can see the link through ‘The Collector’, who appears in the trailer below, and in the post credits scene proceeding Thor 2.  But after reading much more of Marvel’s comics, I’m starting to realize that as much as I admired Tony Stark, I may in fact have more similar personality traits to Star Lord. #frown.  Check out the first trailer for Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ below.

McLaren P1 Broke Record on The Nürburgring Ring


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A video posted to YouTube shows the UK supercar company’s latest flagship, the P1, setting an unbelievable lap time of just 6 minutes 47 seconds. If true, then that would make the P1 the fastest street-legal production car in history to lap the historic and terrifying circuit, known in the trade as the Green Hell. The 12.8-mile (20.6km) undulating track has in recent years become the proving ground for any car with sporting aspirations. As a result, those that know base their supercar and hypercar buying decisions not on acceleration or top speed, but on that all-important lap time. Currently the production car lap-time record is held by the equally rare and exotic Porsche 918 Spyder. In September it became the first such car to lap the circuit in less than seven minutes, posting a confirmed time of six minutes, 57 seconds. To put that into perspective, the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 managed it in seven minutes 19 seconds and the mighty Ferrari Enzo in seven minutes and 25 seconds. All of which would make the McLaren time — it shaves a whole 10 seconds off the record — even more remarkable.

Rob Scott – Run Around


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There have always been different types of artists in the industry. Some over-saturate the market with tracks and features to avoid feeling less relevant, and other who wait strategically in hopes that the timing of their release boosts the reach of a track. Robb Scott seems to fall into a different category all together, because no matter when he releases a song, people flock to it because of it’s quality, not simply because it showed up on top of a twitter feed at the right time. The consistency of which Mr. Scott continues to put out unique, memorable, and innovative songs is a testament to the résumé behind him as well as the incredibly promising future ahead of him. Check out the newest edition to his musical collection titled “Run Around”.

Asking Guys For Sex (Social Experiment)


 

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The Whatever YouTube video team has done a social experiment to take this research into the field. In a video, college dudes are suddenly approached by an attractive co-ed, who asks if they want to have sex with her. It started off with one man calling the police. Other responses included “Have you been drinking?” and “Are you … what?” Guessing that every guy said yes? Think again.

 

Nelly Furtado – Big Hoops/Trey Songz – Heart Attack (Official Videos).


With the return of Miss Elliot with J Cole, it’s no surprise to hear that both Timbaland and Nelly Furtado are back at it again, (and it’s about damn time.)  Check out the newest release from Ms. Furtado Below titled ‘Big Hoops’.

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As apposed to Nelly Furtado, who’s comeback is quite welcome, Trey Songz has been doing better than ever with no break in sight.  Take look at the video for his hit single “Heart Attack”.

DJ Shortkut’s Video Mixtape.


“DJ Shortkut, renowned turntable wizard of the Invisible Skratch Piklz, recently wrote this very simple message on his Vimeo page in reference to the “90s Hip-Hop Video Mixtape”: “i kept this on the under for too long…but sharing is caring….ENJOY!” You will. It’s 48 minutes of classic tracks and music videos from the era of Carhartt and Timbs expertly orchestrated into one big audio-visual bonanza. We’ll even forgive the fact that it’s billed as all-’90s but starts with a song from the ’80s (Slick Rick’s “Hey Young World”) as it features the likes of East Flatbush Project’s “Tried By 6,” Group Home’s “Supa Star,” and Smif-N-Wessun’s “Sound Bwoy Burriel.” Such a simple concept, but executed so well.”

The Brand Spanking New ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer.


I know I’m supposed to write funny/descriptive things, but this is the brand new trailer for Christopher Nolan’s final Batman… It’s miraculous, just watch.
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Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar winner Christian Bale again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar winner Marion Cotillard, as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar winner Michael Caine plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman reprises the role of Lucius Fox.

Alex Clare And The Internet.


Earlier today, I was doing a little work for a P.R. company I’m interested in, when a welcome distraction came my way.  The commercial above is for Internet Explorer 9, and is the usual Microsoft show off piece… with one major exception.  The soundtrack for the commercial blew my mind for a second.  I had no idea that the ad company behind this commercial would pick such a unique song for a project like that.

The song in question is titled “Too Close” by Alex Clare.  Its an incredible infusion of unique drums, a country-ish bass, and in certain parts wild dubstep riffs possess the entire song, making it a mix unlike anything I’ve heard in quite some time.  Check the official video for “Too Close” below

An Amped Up Drug Fueled Animated Short.


It took four talented students over five months (and “about a bajillion peanut butter sandwiches”) to create the amped up animation short, Mac ‘n’ Cheese. The Dutch animation team, Tom Hankins, Gijs van Kooten, Guido Puijk, Roy Nieterau, created this piece as fourth year students at Utrecht School of the Arts in the Netherlands. The team was inspired by action game Team Fortress 2 and another great animated short, Meet Buck.

When you find yourself running scared and running out of energy, there’s only a few options left to outrun your opponent through the southern desert. Stopping at nothing, watch these two guys wear each other out and rip through boundaries hitherto unbroken. Enjoy the ride!

Even a bit of the Grateful Dead’s classic rock song, Casey Jones is thrown in for good measure.

 

The Kobe System.


If you haven’t experienced the Kobe System for yourself, you must not know what it feels like to be over the top.  This is because the Kobe System isn’t just about getting to the top, it’s about going over the top.  Success for the Successful is Kobe Bryant’s winning, results-oriented philosophy on how to adapt to succeed.  To commemorate the release of the Kobe System, Nike has released a few viral videos to help get Kobe’s Message across. The Kobe system is basically VII sneaker with 2 separate inserts.  One insert helps with speed while the other helps with performance. It’s up to you to decide which one.  In the videos, Kobe plays a motivational speaker that manages to motivate without making much sense to anyone but himself. The videos feature an all star cast that includes Kanye West, Serena Williams, skateboarder Paul Rodriguez, comedian Aziz Ansari, and even Virgin CEO Richard Branson.

Take a look at some of the Kobe System “motivational speeches” in the videos below.

Sh*t Girl’s Don’t Say.


Over the course of my life (starting in college) I began to keep a list of the top 5 most impressive things girls have ever said to me.  Weather it was a funny comment, a sexual comment, something I needed to hear exactly in that moment, or just an incredibly diesel statement, I just have always had that little list.  The other day when a friend of mine brought back up the YouTube video “Sh*t Girls Say” we stumbled across the parody titled “Sh*t Girl’s DON’T Say” which may be even truer.   Written by 1072 Productions, starring Sarah Walpert, and directed by Evan Padgett, this new YouTube hit just goes to show that even if a girl as as perfect as Ashley Logan (above)… In a relationship, there’s just certain things she probably won’t say.

Pusha T – What Dreams Are Made Of (Official Video).


Virginia native MC and G.O.O.D. music representative Pusha T, drops off some new visuals for “What Dreams Are Made Of”. Directed by Jason Goldwatch “What Dreams Are Made Of” is very cinematic, like an introduction clip to a movie about cocaine; this shit is ill. The black and white video shows Pusha’s lyrics coming to life, as they are all made out of that pure white.

The clip matches perfectly with the context and lyrics of the track, I’m gonna watch this shit a hundred times tonight. “What Dreams Are Made Of” is off of Pusha’s debut solo album Fear Of God II, which is in stores now. Check out the video after the jump and let us know what you think.

50 Cent – Put Your Hands Up (Official Video).


Here’s a look at the new music video by 50 Cent and his new song, “Put Your Hands Up” off of The Big 10, mixtape available for free download here.  The video itself is a bit of a story, which means the directors took a bit more effort than just putting Fif in front of some flashing lights.  However, the intro is a bit drawn out, and seems like a bit of an excuse to put hot chicks in the same dress.  The rest of the video does pick up from there, and even shows off a bit of 50’s humorous side.  Check the method below.

Lil Wayne’s Sports Corner.


Weezy F. Baby is ahead of the curve on many aspects, and aside from the obvious (rap) he’s a well documented sports fan.  Recently Lil Wayne got in front of Derik G’s camera and gave his low down on his sports opinions… Something he’s been doing since he was locked up.  Check the method.

Drake ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga – The Motto (Official Video).


‘The Motto’ has been knocking around radio stations (especially on the west) for quite some time now.  And with Drizzy, Wayne, and Tyga being in the Bay to film the video, the town was a twit with talk about when the video would drop.  I got a hit on Twitter earlier today about the video now having any “Bay b*tches” in the melee, and I’ve been on the hunt for the video since then.  The first time I was it, I was quite impressed with the fact that the entire video was filmed here instead of multiple locations, and I knew where damn near every single shot was taken.  (Shout outs to Tyga’s verse that was shot in my favorite club.)  All in all, the video is quite “Drake-esque” with very simple shots and not too much of a direction, but never the less, it delivers.  Check the method below.

Lets Make The Piano Gangster Again.


While drawing out the logistics on a new music project I’m taking on this holiday season, I was searching the web for some nice live covers of popular Hip Hop songs, and I came across “YoungPianoTV”.  A young kid name Lucas who seems to be able to restructure any beat (and even lyrical notes) on his piano.  Exhibiting a great ear for the composition of a song, all his covers are spot on recreations of the tracks he’s emulating.  I definitely recommend taking a look at his expansive library of Top 40’s covers, and don’t forget to hit his facebook page.  Props to you Lucas.

Ludacris ft. Waka Flacka – Rich & Flexin.


Earlier this week, I put up another new Ludacris music video, in which the post surrounding it was focused on the “beef” between Luda and Big Sean.  This video however is quite the opposite.  Luda tag teams with Waka Flacka to deliver what I personally think is one of the most under-rated songs of 2011.  I’ve had a hold on this track for about 4 months now, and just waiting for it to get big on the radio, but no dice.  I’m hoping the video will help boost the track’s popularity.  Check the method.

Travis Barker feat. Bun B, Beanie Sigel & Kobe – Just Chill.


No, the man in the photograph above is not Travis Barker, but he does take center stage is Barker’s newest video “Just Chill”.  Whatever their bond is (they both go to the same tattoo guy maybe?) Barker collects his friend after being released from prison in this poetic track about life’s choices, decisions, and repercussions.  The video was directed by Monsee and also stars Bun B, Beanie Sigel, and Kobe on the chorus.  Check the method below.