Ria has been nominated for Woman of the Year 2011! I personally believe that Ria is an amazing candidate for this, and deserves all the votes in the world! She is an amazingly talented Miami based artist who writes all of her own songs. She is really amazing and has an unbelievable voice. Check out her music here: http://www.riamusiconline.com/
Ria puts her heart & soul into her music & is involved with numerous women’s groups while generously giving her time and her voice to those that need it. Ria’s talent, humility and altruism is truly magnificent.
Declaring 2011 the Year of the Woman is an exciting step in the ‘female power’ initiative. Focusing on women in business who lead successful careers, and still find time to balance work and a home life. The winner will be announced in March 2011, with a campaign molded around her individual accomplishments; including press releases, media interviews, feature in YotW’s Magazine, possible speaking engagements and the prestigious, ‘2011 Woman of the Year Award’.
WHY IS 2011 THE YEAR OF THE WOMAN?
2011 is The Year of the Woman! Miami based woman’s group “Year of Woman 2011” has created a female focused campaign which launched this fall titled; Woman of the Year 2011. This campaign will award and honor ONE exceptional woman in business with the Woman of the Year 2011 Award. Meaning interviews, mentoring, fundraising and speaking engagements. “We want to celebrate all the amazing, courageous and driven woman out there who go through the daily hurdles of juggling a successful career as well as a successful home life.” Says Holly Jordano, Creative Director of Angelfish Connections, a Miami based PR and Marketing Firm.
aurora is a usb powered multichannel mixer in a typical dj form factor. the device features two linear channel faders, a single a/b crossfader and eight backlit buttons. 24 backlit knobs allow you to control effects. aurora, unlike most midi controllers, enhances performances with controllable ambient lighting. aurora easily integrates with your favorite midi compatible software.
aurora is an open source project. On their website is everything you need to make one for yourself. the intent of publishing the files is to generate interest in the community, not to make you rich. They are interested in seeing how you use aurora, feel free to post any mods in their forum.
matt aldrichdesigned the electronics for aurora. fed up with existing midi controllers, he convinced maro and mike this was a good idea. matt is a ra in the responsive environments group at mit’s media lab. the kerning on the logo is so strict.
Video Song Credits:
Gabriel & Dresden – Tracking Treasure Down
Volta – Robot Needs Oil (Olivier Giacomotto Mix)
Cass & Slide – Lost Life
We are currently seeing all kinds of extraordinary indie groups coming out of Sweden. Just came across these guys today through a facebook news feed. The Tallest Man On Earth with one of their hit tracks, “King Of Spain”. Please click the image above to visit their site.
Found this awesome track today on reddit. This indie alternative rock group from Brooklyn, New York bring an awesome early 90s grunge feel similar to that of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters. Enjoy, “ATX” from their most recent album, ‘Broken Side Of Time’ and click the image above for more music by Alberta Cross.
Our boys from Dussel Has Friends are currently in the studio out in New York for the recording or their newest album. Here are some pictures they released today on facebook of all the hard work they are doing in the studio. Also enjoy this track while going through:
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