Welcome to Auxoro
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Two weeks ago I stopped bringing my phone to the bathroom. Here’s why:
In June 2019, I traveled to Iceland by myself. Despite heading across the Atlantic alone, I met tons of interesting people and made great times. Here are some things that I learned. Hopefully this can help someone on their next solo adventure:
Menke, a Swedish songwriter, producer, and instrumentalist, fills us in on her recent creative inspirations, her love of analogue photography, time in the circus, and more:
Since December of 2018, I have been using Sam Harris’ app Waking Up designed for meditation. The following piece represents part of my experience meditating with the app. Of course, not everyone will follow the same path. To get the full picture you must actually try Waking Up. I’m in the beginning stages of meditation with a basic level knowledge of the practice. For a more in depth analysis and discussion of meditation, I highly suggest checking out Sam Harris’ works in the form of his podcast, articles, and books. If you’ve never meditated before, I hope that this helps you start your journey. And if you’ve tried meditation and given up, I hope that you give it another shot:
Each podcast, article, or video I create for Auxoro is subject to the eyes and ears of my peers. Some feedback is tough to hear. Likewise, when other people show me their projects, I need to find a way to communicate my thoughts constructively. So, makes for good criticism? How can you constructively receive criticism? Here are some ideas that have helped me do both:
Luckily, no fists flew at Irving Plaza, but the energy from both the band and the crowd reached levels I’ve never experienced. As ‘MDRN LV’ began to burst from the speakers, heads whipped towards the stage and never looked away.
Meet Bahari, the duo comprised of singer/bassist Natalia Panzarella and singer/keyboardist Ruby Carr. After parting ways with a major label, the two have reclaimed their sound and have collaborated with producers like Illenium, Zedd, and Grey. In this interview, Natalia and Ruby speak on their beginning from opposite sides of the globe, the evolution of the creative process, Rock Mafia, and why they’re now “off-white.”
SoundCloud continues to support the interests of the independent artist. This past week, the streaming platform announced that they will implement a new feature that will allow artists to upload music universally to Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and other services. What does this mean for the streaming landscape? How will this affect artists and listeners? Here’s what you need to know:
This past year, Justin Jesso has set the stage ablaze. From touring the globe with Kygo to releasing his debut EP, Let It Be Me, he continues to add more dimensions to his artistry. As a solo artist and a songwriter, Justin’s drive to master his craft may be unmatched.
This past week, Marshmello made history with the first ever virtual concert in the online video game Fortnite. In ten minutes, the superstar producer Marshmello reached more people than the Super Bowl Halftime Show. What does this mean for the future of concerts? How can this virtual reality takeover be repeated? What goes into planning a groundbreaking event like this? Here’s what you need to know: