I’m very pleased that my cousin Matt and I were able to get a nice website for him started during his three day visit to Austin. He’s a fantastic artist and now he’s got a place to showcase his work online. His pseudonym is Faullyn Skautch. Check out FaullynSkautch.com.
The SXSWi themes this year were mobile and games. The keynote by the SCVNGR kid got me dreaming of how I might use a location based service to augment gigs, possibly in remote settings. My mind has been reeling with ideas for mobile apps and ways to use location to enhance, reward, share, and show what I’m doing musically.
How can I use location based mobile enhancement when I'm playing by a creek?
This post is from my phone. I just installed WordPress for Android and am feeling my paradigm shifting as it is now much easier for me to take pics of my baby girl and post from my phone than taking having to upload to computer>Flickr/Vimeo>blog.
Now, when Maile snaps a pic os Anais and IMs it to me, I can phone it up to the blog. That makes daily pics and post possible and that’s a big shift.
I discovered Bandcamp lastnight and am amazed at how well they’ve nailed the essentials of the interface design for an artist’s music site. I’m uploading my stuff there now. Here’s one of their little players that’s embeddable.