The week of Yik Yak

THE WEEK OF YIK YAK

Posted on February 19, 2015 by
Yik Yak was brought to my attention via a post that was recently found doing the rounds on Medium. It discussed how teenagers are ‘actually’ using social media.. not in the way that we as marketers dictate and want them to be but, you know, in real day to day life. It contained the standard […] Read More
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You Can Now Add Music to Snapchat

YOU CAN NOW ADD MUSIC TO SNAPCHAT

Posted on February 18, 2015 by
How many times have you looked on ‘Trending News’ and seen Snapchat’s little yellow ghost pop up?   Loads? Loads. It seems like Snapchat are constantly updating, modifying and redesigning their platform and they always hit the money (see Snapcash for a literal take on that idiom).   Just yesterday Snapchat’s execs were discussing raising $500 million, […] Read More
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Tiga Mixed Emotions. 15 years on.

TIGA MIXED EMOTIONS. 15 YEARS ON.

Posted on February 16, 2015 by
15 years ago, Tiga released a mix CD that he considers to have ‘started it all’ for him. To mark the occasion, the Turbo boss uploaded ‘Mixed Emotions CD2 Electro Funk’ to SoundCloud and has made it available for you lucky lot to get your hands on for free.   There is a sense of […] Read More
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Blackalicious

BLACKALICIOUS

Posted on February 12, 2015 by
On Tuesday, California tong-twisting hip-hop royalty Blackalicious graced the stage of The Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds.   This, the smallest venue on their UK tour, was one of those special gigs where the crowd were so mesmerised by the talent of Gift of Gab that atmosphere was sedate, engaged and elated. A far cry from […] Read More
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January Intel

JANUARY INTEL

Posted on February 4, 2015 by
Along with snow storms, social pressures to join a gym and this great #ThugLife video, we recap the changes from January 2015.   1. Shout. Much like Yik Yak (we love Yik Yak), but without the anonymity, ‘Shout’ allows its users to interact with people within a 25 mile radius, sharing comments, pictures, questions, tips, breaking news or […] Read More
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