Interview: George Awwad of Odd Castles

A music nerd digging deep into the SoundCloud abyss and his creative expression from it

For anyone interested in emerging artists and musicians working outside the mainstream, the internet is a goldmine. While the underground music scenes of past generations required word-of-mouth knowledge, today we can all, in theory, find exactly what we want to listen to—anytime, anywhere. But it still takes serious dedication and passion to find those great, relatively unknown talents hiding deep within the web. Luckily, there …

Rude Baguette’s Paris Founders Event

Three standouts from the French company's recent event showcasing super-smart startups

Rude Baguette—which began as a blog and a daily newspaper—is a French startup supporter that’s growing as fast as the needs of the creative community. The blog combines breaking news with analysis and opinion to cover startups, foreign companies operating in France and the government’s digital strategy. It’s built a strong and reliable relationship among readers and various stakeholders in the startup sphere since 2011 …

The Message is Medium Rare

A keen burger blog tackling culinary reviews with an expert eye for design

A wise man once said “not all burgers are created equal.” They come in all shapes and sizes, with and without adornments, but at the end of the day, the only way to really know a burger is to meet it with your mouth and mind. Blending an intellectual and gastronomic approach to finding the best burgers in the Bay Area, two designers have created …