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Shrekfest 2017: a multi-layered experience

During my senior year of high school, I went through a bit of a Shrek phase. My friend Scott and I would play the 2001 film's opening song, Smash Mouth's "All Star," on a loop in class, and sing it as we walked down the hallways. I knew every word, note and cheesy record-scratch sound… Continue reading

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A Seeds Q&A with Kristian Dunn of El Ten Eleven

When Kristian Dunn played clarinet as a kid, he gave the instrument up when he realized he couldn't play the songs he liked to on the radio. His parents listened to classical music and what would be now considered classic rock, but Dunn was more drawn to new wave bands he heard on the radio… Continue reading

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Finished the Fight: Ten Years of ‘Halo 3’

In the same year that saw the theatrical release of "The Simpsons Movie," Steve Jobs introducing the iPhone and J.K. Rowling publishing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows," one of the biggest entertainment launches of 2007 belonged to Bungie's first-person shooter video game "Halo 3." Millions of gamers worldwide waited outside of video game stores… Continue reading

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A Seeds interview with Left At London

Comedic vines and tweets about LGBT issues built the online presence for Left At London, the 21-year-old  internet personality from Seattle. The multi-talented online star writes about her struggles through poetry and music when she isn't making comedic videos and song mashups that have gained attention from the likes of rapper D.R.A.M. and rock band… Continue reading

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Pitchfork post-view: Heading to Nebraska

Earlier this summer, Seeds Entertainment had the chance to attend Pitchfork Music Festival - a premier event in the Midwest for alternative rock, rap and electronic music scenes. Every year, Pitchfork's lineup seems handcrafted to compliment each genre, and this year was no exception. Check out some of these acts at Pitchfork that will be… Continue reading

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Pitchfork Music Festival preview

Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago is the pinnacle to the independent music scene in the Midwest, and this year’s lineup seems to be hand crafted to pick artists that complement each other’s styles at the smaller, intimate festival. Seeds Entertainment will be there this weekend to follow the curation of artists as well as preview… Continue reading

Six Seconds of Fame: The rise and fall of Vine

On Oct. 27, Twitter announced that it will be shutting down their video app Vine. Twitter purchased Vine in 2012 and launched the app in 2013. Vine took over the Internet as the Twitter-equivalent of video, as users’ posts had a limit of six seconds. With Vine shutting down, many of its users were upset.… Continue reading

The hell of the north

There is something like it in every sport. An event so rich in history and tradition, that it eventually becomes a legend of its own. It might not be the most glamorous or even the most important, but it is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious. For many sports, the rivalry games represent this. But… Continue reading

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An Interview with Craft Spells’ Justin Vallesteros

Craft Spells is primarily the solo project of California-born musician Justin Vallesteros. “Idle Labor”, his first release under the moniker in 2011, was widely acclaimed for its dreamy pop sensibilities and exuberant lead single "After the Moment".   After touring behind their promising debut as well as releasing a follow-up EP entitled “Gallery”, Craft Spells… Continue reading