What Difference Does It Make?

Online Streaming on February 18
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Red Bull Music Academy has put together myriad projects to mark its 15th anniversary, chief among them a film and our book For the Record. 

What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music explores the challenges that a life in music can bring. Shot at the 2013 RBMA by award-winning director Ralf Schmerberg, and produced by his Berlin based artist collective Mindpirates, the film delves deeply into the many challenges, stages of development and triumphs that musicians experience, featuring the likes of Brian Eno, Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers, Richie Hawtin and James Murphy.

For The Record pairs up artists like Nile Rodgers, Erykah Badu and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry for 15 outspoken conversations that touch on an array of topics like live performance, instruments/interfaces, conceptualism and drumming among them. Top music journalists, including Philip Sherburne, Joe Muggs, Jeff ‘Chairman’ Mao and Sheryl Garratt, also contribute essays about each of the personalities included. 

The film What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music will premiere in over 60 cities on February 17, with a free digital release starting on February 18. Watch online or grab the download now on www.rbma15.com.

 

For The Record

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
To celebrate its fifteenth anniversary, the Red Bull Music Academy has curated conversations with masterminds and trailblazers in today’s music on their perspectives and strategies for success.
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Visualizing Music

The Design of “For The Record”
Posted by Gestalten—10/2013

In celebration of its 15th Anniversary, the Red Bull Music Academy—revered as one of the most progressive institutions in today’s musical landscape—has paired up a compelling selection of top artists, celebrated producers and industry insiders, curating conversations on some of the most relevant topics in music today.

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COTTONCAKE

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Posted by Gestalten—03/2015

March Shop of the Month

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The Great Wide Open

New Outdoor and Landscape Photography
Posted by Angie—02/2015

“The new outdoor culture is a renewed sense of freedom and the spirit of adventure.”

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Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

Mzin

Leipzig — Zentrum West
Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

February Shop of the Month

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Recent Book Releases

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The Great Wide Open featured in The Independent on Sunday's February 8 issue.

Barley & Hops recommended in the January 2 issue of Il venerdì di Repubblica.

Does This Happen to Everyone? reviewed in the Winter 2014 issue of The School Librarian journal.

3-page interview with Monocle editor Tyler Brûlé published in the magazine supplement to Belgian daily De Morgen.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured in the New York Post's October 2 issue. "Filled with detail-rich reporting, the hardcover features entrepreneurial ideas, case studies of successful businesses and Monocle's great design."

Out of the Blue featured in Deutsche Welle Euromaxx's interview with Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek.

Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

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