bBooth Announces “Laugh At My Expense” Winner!

MikeCanoLOLOLCongrats to Marlin, our first contest winner for Mike Cano’s “Laugh At My Expense Contest”! The contest invited Mike Cano’s fans to submit funny one-liner videos through bBooth‘s mobile app, Songstagram, soon-to-be renamed ‘kord‘. The “roast” style contest, launched just over a week ago, challenged participants to record and share their one-liner videos using the app.  Though there were plenty of hilarious entries, Marlin Croon’s popular video came out on top. As the winner, Marlin Croon received a cash reward, a meet and greet with Mike Cano, and a VIP table at The Ontario Improv’s “Mike Cano’s Comedy Party”. Click here to view her winning submission. All submissions were judged on likes, laughs and shares.  Continue reading

SXSW 2015: Top Advice For Rising Artists

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The beginning of SXSW outside The FADER Fort. Captured by @thejustinhood

At bBooth, we’re more than just a platform for talent to bSeen, bHeard, and bDiscovered, we are a community of people who want you to become better in your art. Whether it’s performing at bBooth or entering our engaging contests in the Songstagram app, we want you to have fun expressing yourself! From comedians to singers and other performing artists, we understand it’s a journey becoming better in your craft. During our memorable SXSW 2015 experience in Austin we had the opportunity to hear advice from some of the industry’s best artists and professionals. Here are the top creative lessons we learned from artists including Big Sean, Brilliant Garcia, and more. Read below to be inspired to elevate your creativity: Continue reading

Best Things We Saw At SXSW 2015

6 I’ve never been so much more inspired with music, creativity and artists as I’ve been than with South by Southwest. The Day 3 SXSW experience was exciting, exhausting, and eye-opening. With thousands of music fans to thousands of shows, the festival was over the top in every detail. From surprise musical experiences to chance encounters here are our top memorable experiences from SXSW: Continue reading

SXSW Day 2: Behind The Scenes At FADER Fort

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At the entrance of The Fader + Converse Fort in SXSW.

During the week-long festivities at South by Southwest (SXSW), we got a chance to enjoy performances with some of the best emerging artists. The buzzing energy of The Music Capital of the World was evidenced in the jam-packed line-up of The FADER Fort’s Day 2 lineup including rapper/singer Dej Loaf, Chance the Rapper, and indie electronica band Passion Pit. Continue reading

Songstagram/kord’s New Features Brings A New Interactive Music Experience!

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Ever want to do more than just listen to your music? Of course, you do! Music today is more than just about listening, it’s about making your experience more special and fun. With bBooth we want to make your music experience as exciting as it should be. The technology behind bBooth, Songstagram (soon-to-be kord) app, allows you to interact with your music. What does that mean? It means as a user you can record and share up to four and half minutes of your own version of your favorite songs or add your favorite artists’ music to videos you already have your phone! Ever feel triumphant after a morning workout? Now imagine that special moment with “The Rocky” theme song playing in the background. Epic! After your video performances, you can share with your friends and across social media. Continue reading

The Fader Fort Announces Line-up for SXSW 2015!

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Happy Monday! SXSW (South by Southwest Music) Music Festival and Conference mania is sweeping across the nation as big announcements in music, technology, and entertainment are coming out for the world’s leading music industry event. Most recently, The Fader Fort made their artist line-up announcement via Snapchat! Joining forces with Converse, The Fader Fort will be curating a special SXSW experience that will be the biggest yet. Launching 14 years ago, and getting larger year by year, The Fader Fort has featured some of the best upcoming talent including Sam Smith, Kindness, and SZA. Continue reading

bDiscovered: Artist Interview with Angelo Vivo

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“It’s the real you that’ll receive the attention.” Angelo Vivo admits during our weekly bDiscovered series with host Chris James.”Singing has always been my passion, and I’ve learned never to compare myself to others. There’s only one Angelo Vivo so I need to learn to be real with myself.” You may recognize this Bay Area artist as the winner of last years mobile booth debut at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball! As the winner of our Casting Call, Angelo had the opportunity to perform at bBooth‘s Holiday Concert during our Hollywood & Highland Debut. Recently, we caught up with Angelo to learn more about this artist on the rise. Continue reading

bDiscovered: Artist Interview with Micky Fuentes

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“You gotta work for what you want, it definitely doesn’t happen overnight. You need to learn to make things happen for yourself,” LA-based singer and songwriter Micky Fuentes admits. An indie rock/R&B singer by way of Florida, music has always been his passion growing up. In college he studied Events and Hospitality but always found his way back to music, teaching himself how to write, record, and produce, ultimately deciding that the best opportunity for him to fully commit to music was by moving to LA. Along the way Micky’s worked with noted writers and producers including our bRadio feature, rapper DeMario SB. Listen to the bRadio interview here, where he shares Perf, On The Line, and Dreamin’,  a song featuring his collaboration with DeMario SB. Continue reading

Finally Famous: Big Sean Takeover at #RevoltLIVE

@iamdiddy welcomes @bigsean to the Ciroc Boy Family. #BigSeanTakeover #CirocBoyz | Powered By: @TimewarnerCable |

@iamdiddy welcomes @bigsean to the Ciroc Boy Family. #BigSeanTakeover #CirocBoyz | Powered By: @TimewarnerCable |

Over 500 fans surrounded the center of Hollywood and Highland (next to bBooth) to see the man of the year, who released his best album yet. Revolt TV held a Takeover exclusive with Grammy nominated and multi platinum artist Big Sean. He took a seat on stage for a heart to heart interview that felt more to me like a conversation. Well known for his relatable hits, ‘Beware’ and ‘Ashley’, to his powerful verses in Kanye West’s ‘Mercy’, the artist explains that he put his heart into his album ‘Dark Sky Paradise’, released February 24th. I’ve been a fan since 2011 and would be lying if I didn’t agree saying it’s his best work yet! Continue reading