by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) This week on Design Annotator we’re highlighting: David Krut Print Workshop, Stand 47, Beatenberg #10and5Takeover, InAWE Residency with Fort Rixon, Break.Make.Create, “Wake Up, This Is Joburg”, 16 Jozi gallery spaces and art museums, and the “City of Gold Diggers” exhibition.
by Russell Southwood (@BalancingActAfr) In this interview, Rob Marshall, who is responsible digital music business development at Sony Music, talks about the potential for the music business on the continent and how ringtones are already a US$500 million market.
If you look carefully, you can already see the beginning of the end of the music store as we know them in South Africa, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK in the first of a series on the future of music.
Can Cape Town become to Johannesburg what Austin is to Dallas, Barcelona is to Madrid or San Francisco is to LosbAngeles – not as big, not as industrial but certainly more creative, entrepreneurial and tech-centric? Gavin Levinsohn, CEO of Ogilvy Cape Town asks the question, but already it seems rhetorical.
Following the success of the Castle Lite TV commercial starring Vanilla Ice the has held onto the 90’s hit ‘Ice Ice Baby’ in the follow up TVC created by Ogilvy Cape Town.
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The latest direct mailer which is being used to engage international and local music artists and corporate sponsors to Joe Public’s Rock4Aids charity. Rock4Aids is an annual benefit concert raising funds for the fight against HIV/AIDS.
This tactical Michael Jackson tribute ad for South African entertainment retailer Musica was created, produced and on air in less than 24 hours by The Jupiter Drawing Room.
As music retailers face increasing pressure to find alternative revenue streams beyond the sales of CDs and DVDs, the opportunities have to lie in lifestyle products believes local retailer Musica. Its new “So You Wanna Be A Rock Star” range was conceptualised, illustrated and designed by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town.
ssue 3 of MK Buce Lee will be in-store end of May 09. MK Bruce Lee is a quarterly publication focussing on the local music scene and is sponsored by music channel MK. Agency The President recently scooped a silver CLIO statue at the 50th Annual CLIO Awards. The magazine won the award in the category for Editorial Design. MarkLives provides a preview of the next issue: