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24
Mar

Tuning Up: Top Performances From 2015′s SXSW Music Festival

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This weekend’s best SXSW musical performances were littered with artists Co.MISSION Content has raved about in recent months.  From J.Cole to Tobias Jesso Jr., the stellar shows reassuringly confirm that my taste-level is perhaps surprisingly high for a white dude who still enjoys a good “Cabbage Patch” at the local juke joint.  Let’s dive right […]

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23
Mar

Top Three Must-See SXSW Documentaries

Posted by | No Tags | Blog · Lifestyle · Storytelling · Video

Last week, there was an awesome line-up of documentary films at SXSW. Unfortunately, the Co.MISSION team couldn’t make it down to Austin this year, but we wanted to share a few films we are keeping an eye on and can’t wait to see for ourselves!  1) Made in Japan Very interesting and totally eccentric, Tomi […]

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20
Mar

SXSW 2015 Interactive Festival Highlights

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Last week, the 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Festival kicked off to showcase the latest and greatest in cutting-edge technology and digital creativity. Here’s a round-up of our favorite discoveries at SXSW 2015 Interactive! Handiii Japanese company Exiii exhibited the first fully functioning robotic arm. Sensors attached to the wearer detect the signals the wearer’s muscles […]

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13
Mar

David Cross Uses Kickstarter to Finance Indie Film ‘Hits’

Posted by | · · · · | Blog · Content Marketing · Storytelling · Video

Hits is a wickedly dark comedy that skewers the current underbelly of fame by chronicling the plights of its characters and their ridiculous behaviors as they try to achieve their own sense of notoriety and success. The film features a star-studded comedy troop including Meredith Hagner, Matt Walsh, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Amy Carlson, Jason […]

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06
Mar

Video Breakdown: NICKLEBACK ALERT

Posted by | No Tags | Audio · Music · Video

Sometimes there are slow days at the office.  Sometimes there are busy ones.  And sometimes there are days when you simply want to shout joy from the mountain-tops.  This is one of those days.  And that is because Nickleback has graced society with a music video for their soon-to-be smash hit, “She Keeps Me Up.” […]

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05
Mar

Instagram Introduces Carousel Treatment

Posted by | · · | Brand Marketing · Branding · Content Marketing · Instagram · Storytelling · Video

Introducing Instagram’s carousel treatment. It probably won’t feel as inspiring and sentimental as Don Draper’s famous pitch for the Kodak carousel, but the photo-sharing application continues to be a content game-changer by offering new ad features to advertisers and marketers. The carousel treatment allows brands to engage Instagram’s global audience of 300 million users with […]

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03
Mar

Tuning Up: Tobias Jesso Jr. Takes Off Your Cool With “How Could You Babe”

Posted by | No Tags | Audio · Music · Video

Multitalented singer-songwriter Tobias Jesso Jr. officially achieved the American Dream last week by receiving a real-life, cellular phone call from Jimmy Fallon.  A phone call in which Fallon promptly invited Jesso Jr. to make his network television debut on “The Tonight Show” after hearing his new favorite piano ballad, ‘How Could You Babe.’   Jesso […]

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10
Feb

Tuning Up: Kendrick Lamar Releases Potent New Single, “The Blacker The Berry”

Posted by | No Tags | Audio · Music

Last night, I heated up a heartwarming can of Progresso chicken noodle soup with my eyes closed and violently nodded my head for five minutes and thirty-one seconds.  It was a full-on musical blackout courtesy of Kendrick Lamar’s latest single, “The Blacker The Berry”.  When the song finally drew to a halt, a very large […]

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30
Jan

RECAP: First Time Fridays With Co.MISSION Content

Posted by | No Tags | Blog · Company Culture · Instagram

It’s been a blur of hard work and harsh weather in NYC this past week.  We know you’re right there with us.  Seeing your own breath isn’t nearly as magical and the soaring highs that came with the release of T-Swift’s “1989” album are starting to simmer into some super-dark lows… No need to panic. […]

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20
Jan

Tuning Up: Frank Ocean Releases Profound Aaliyah Tribute “At Your Best (You Are Love)”

Posted by | No Tags | Audio · Music

Frank Ocean is good.  Specifically, Frank Ocean is good at making his voice sound angelically pleasing to human ears.   This weekend he chose to pay homage to Aaliyah by sharing a soulful cover of “At Your Best (You are love)” on the late singer’s birthday.   The track was originally performed by The Isley Brothers […]

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