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Travis Buffkin

Impoverished Musician, San Antonio Current in San Antonio

The State of Music Criticism

PRESENTED ON FEB 23, 2016
IN SAN ANTONIO @ VOL 21

"Don't listen to music critics. Listen to music."

Writer and musician Travis Buffkin worships at the Church of Nelson-Dylan-Simone of The-Not-So-Disparate-Trinity in this irreverent, wild and thoughtful look at life, music, and the hierarchy of taste. 

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Music Moves Me

BY BREANNE TEPLER
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 04, 2014

Breanne Tepler shares her passion for making music that she found during a distressing state. Her story is one where she overcomes tragedy twice and music has been the one consistency. She challenges the listener to find their passion because within a passion is the power to heal. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 11, 2014.

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Music // Cultural Provocateur

BY INTAN ANGGITA
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 23, 2014

Intan tells her story as she pursued her passion in music through various medium and journey. From a simple chat exchanging music knowledge #bincangminggu via Twitter, built awareness on music history & preservation through #sahabatlokananta movement, opened music/art store 'Substore', and embracing the cultural sense of music from the eastern part of Indonesia with menujutimur.com

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The Great Shift of Music Industry

BY ROBIN MALAU
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 23, 2014

Robin explains the great shift in music industry, particularly in creation, reproduction, distribution and consumption. As the consumer behaviours changed, so does the perceptions of value of music --monetarily and culturally.

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Music makes the world go round

BY INGERLISE STØRKSEN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

A journalist and former artist Ingerlise takes us through her story of leaving journalism to return to her passion: music.

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Musical Mathematics: DIY Musical Criticism

BY JAY JOHAR
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 30, 2015

Jay Johar's love for writing landed him a place on music blog Musical Mathematics in Leeds, UK, where one day, it just grew into one of those groups where musicians hand their never-before-heard music to them for review and exposure. After returning to Brunei, he attempted to bring back this passion for writing and the idea of creating something big and new by being more active in creative scenes.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Jun 23rd, 2015.

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How Music Got Free

BY ROSS BECK
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 10, 2016

Ross Beck talks about the early days of MP3s and the evolution of the music piracy movement.

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Alternative Grassroots Journalism

BY KAREEM CHEHAYEB
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 12, 2016

Facing the current state of media and journalism in Lebanon, Kareem Chehayeb and Sarah Shmaitilly founded Beirut Syndrome, an alternative and grassroots journalism platform. Their project is based on the importance of informing the public, tackling uneasy questions, creating conversations and building communities. 

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No One Hates Music

BY CHRIS YOUNG
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 12, 2017

The founder of Vortex Music Magazine, the definitive chronicle of Portland's musical vortex, Chris Young is a journalist, editor and advocate of his local music community. Always finding ways to surround himself with beautiful, local noise and creativity, as an industrious sixth grader he headed down to the Oregon State Fairgrounds for his first concert ever: the culturally significant, preeminent King of Parody, "Weird Al" Yankovic. 

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Innovation In Music

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Nate Dickinson - A look at advancements in music technology.