DCMA collective is a music and art-inspired streetwear brand launched by Good Charlotte members Joel and Benji Madden, along with their brother Josh, and LA-based artist Tal Cooperman. In an interview at Agenda Trade Show in San Diego with Tal, Label Networks TV was able to get the scoop on the new brand, collective, and now, retail space called DCMA located in the heart of Hollywood.
Good Charlotte Members with LA Artist Tal Cooperman Launch DCMA Collective Featuring Designs from Select Street Graffiti Artists, with Music-Inspired Sneaker Line
Nike Pushes Technology with Introduction of the USB-enabled Sportsband to Track Your Running, Journal it Later and Join a Global Running Community
After the success of the Nike iPod collaboration whereby runners could insert a Nike sensor into the footbed of their (Nike) sneaker and set up a Nike tracking system on their iPod along with “booster” music for that last mile, they’ve taken running to the community level with the Nike Sportsband. Instead of listening to how you’re doing when you’re running, the Sportsband allows you to see how you’re doing with a digital display mechanism.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Mixes Pioneering Performers from Prince to Portishead with Burgeoning Artists Like Metric, Data Rock, and Hot Chip, Resulting in a Ripple-Effect that Will Impact Music Culture
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27, is where you’ll see a good chunk of the bands that will be doing the festival circuit this summer. It’s also the place where new up-and-coming bands, particularly in the indie rock genre, electronica, rave, and synth are showcasing for the first time in front of larger audiences, particularly internationally as a lot of these bands will hit up the European festival circuit later in the summer.
Miyavi’s Japanese Visual Kei Kabuki Rock Catapults Growing Subculture of Japanese Music Fashion Mash-ups Influencing New Youth Markets Across North South America, France, the UK
Ever-alert to the taxonomy of the risible, those of us at Label Networks absolutely love it when we discover the climate change of a new trend. This is clearly the case in the wake of Miyavi, a self-described “visual kei rocker” that is changing up even this concept of original Japanese visual kei J-rock bands into, as Miyavi describes it, “my own sense of visual kei, which is influenced from Japan, kabuki, but many cultures into its own show, sound, fashion.”
Cell Phones X Youth Culture = The Most Important Electronic Device, So What Phone Features Are Most Important Why? Label Networks’ Data Reveals the Answers Indicating Where Things Are Headed Next
In North America, cell phones are taking over more of the roles that only a computer once offered -especially with the introduction of the iPhone and other similar portable devices that offer texting, calls, photo capabilities, music and entertainment downloading, video recording, and music listening capabilities.