Georgia-based company Bohemian Guitars offers these cool oil can guitars — inspired by the resourcefully sort of re-purposed musical instruments that started in South Africa — for sale. Even better, a percentage of guitar sales goes towards donating instruments to schools and youth organisations to promote music education.
Apparently Nike isn’t just about running and sports in Japan. When it came time to release the brand new Nike Free Run+, W+K Tokyo created quite a buzz when they produced the musical instrument version of the shoe. Known as Nike Music Shoe, the shoe was a functional instrument that produced different tones when bent […]
Strange Bloom is hands down my favorite album of 2012, so far. It was made by my bandmate, Alice Lin, and her friend, concert violinist Michi Wiancko. Together they are called Alice & Michi. Their LP reminds me a little of Coco Rosie, Bjork, and Stereolab. It is the perfect soundtrack for an enchanted jungle.
This. Freaking. Inspires. Me. You don’t need stuff to make art. You don’t need an expensive education or even a conventional skill set. All you need is a drive to create, and you will turn the garbage around you into something beautiful.