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29
May

Tuning Up: A$AP Rocky Impresses with Sophomore Album, “At.Long.Last.A$AP.”

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There is a moment at the 3:11 mark in A$AP Rocky’s new L$D music video when the entire ambience of the video transforms.  The audio switches gears to the lavish Excuse Me, while the visual follows suit with a gorgeous shot into a broken mirror reflecting up at Lord Flacko – looking as debonair as […]

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17
Apr

From NC to NYC: Meet our Intern Carson

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Hi, my name is Carson Buckthal and I have been interning at Co.MISSION Content Group in DUMBO, Brooklyn. I’m a high school senior from Raleigh, North Carolina and no… I have not decided where I will be going to college in the fall. Upon arriving to Brooklyn I made my way to the Co. MISSION […]

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09
Apr

Behind The Beat: A History of Kanye West’s “Blood On The Leaves”

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I will never forget the moment the horns dropped to Blood On The Leaves at Tampa’s Amalie Arena in November of 2014.  When Yeezus himself unleashed a thunderous bass to a bay-area crowd so hyped you would have thought Mike Alstott had just shotgunned a Budweiser on stage with his dick hanging out of his […]

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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

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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’

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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

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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”

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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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