CES 2023: Mastercard’s Accelerator For Musical Artists on web3

Using the Polygon blockchain, a new program and toolset aims to equip emerging creators

Debuting spring 2023—and announced at CES this week—the Mastercard Artist Accelerator will equip five emerging musical artists (whether they’re songwriters, producers or DJs) with mentorship, tools and technology to develop and even monetize their web3 presence. Utilizing the Polygon blockchain, Mastercard’s platform aims to inform the talent about establishing their virtual identity (including minting NFTs) as well as developing and engaging an online community. Later in …

Best of CH 2022: Interviews

10 thought-provoking discussions from the year

Stimulating conversations spark new ideas, open eyes to new ways of being, teach us to be better listeners, challenge us, and connect us to one another. It’s for these reasons that we speak with individuals that inspire us, uncovering and sharing the methodology, motivations and some of the magic behind their work. Be it emerging designers, acclaimed artists, musicians or chefs, there is endless insight …

Questlove on His “Quest for Craft” Series With The Balvenie

The multidisciplinary artist tells us about creativity, curiosity and making Fran Lebowitz smile

With Quest for Craft, Questlove‘s ongoing interview series for The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky, the musician, producer, DJ and founding member of The Roots continues to inspire. Each episode the legendary artist speaks with individuals who have spent immense time, energy and effort honing their own art. The themes of all these conversations are creativity and curiosity—two driving factors behind COOL HUNTING, as well. For the second season, …