Summary: The KeramCast extrapolates subjects covered in the host’s various blogs dealing with subjects ranging from personal development to the most cutting edge trends in technology, from esoteric mysticism to indie music, movies and video games, with a knack for tying all of these topics together in a way that underlines how all things are connected in a refreshing and often irreverent manner. <P> Join Keram and his amazing friends on an odyssey through contemporary culture and what may be coming around the bend, in other words, the adventure of being alive in these modern times (occasionally with fresh music thrown in for good measure). <p> Keram Malicki-Sanchez, founder of the Constant Change Music publishing and record company is an actor, writer, producer, composer and technophile who rides the bleeding edge of emerging media technology and its nexus with the arts and human expression. He maintains a variety of critically recognized web portals that include TheCulturepin.com, TasteOdyssey.com and MusicZeitgeist.com. He has been invited to speak on panels concerning technology, the arts and the new media across North America that include NXNE and NAB. <p> His official music site is <a href="//keramsongs.com"">keramsongs.com</a>
Keram and co-host Aimee Lynn Chadwick return from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB show) conference in Las Vegas, attended by 91,000 members of the entertainment and tech industries, to report on the state of tech, media distribution, social media marketing, transmedia, the Cloud, and Big Data (mining). Keram also goes into depth about why you should consider resurrecting the carrier pigeon and investing in a typewriter from the gold ducats you have stashed underground in an unmarked metal safe. Other topics include auto-stereoscopic technologies coming to stores, James Cameron and Vincent pace going full-on 3D, the next gen HDSLR 2.0 and Blackmagic Design’s astonishing new Cinema Camera that shoots raw 12 bit footage for “Prosumer” prices. Monster apps like Draw Something and Instragram are discussed and movies John Carter, The Hunger Games and Pina 3D. Warning, you may find this episode a little hair-raising. But do not miss it! Links: * NAB Show * Blackmagic Cinema Camera * More NAB show coverage, metrics and highlights via Constant Change Media Group Twitterstreams: * KeramCast @KeramCast * Keram Malicki Sanchez @kmalickisanchez * Constant Change Media @ConstantChange * Aimee Lynn Chadwick @AimeeLChadwick Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Twenty-Four now!
Keram is joined by guest and MusicZeitgeist.com contributor Truffle Jones to discuss Newt Gringrich’s tour bus, the Hollywood arsonist, rogues like graffiti artist RISK, the UX, Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School, also the state of Indie music, Deadmau5 vs. Paul McCartney and the rise of IDM into the mainstream. They also discuss archaeology, MTV and the sudden rash of record breaking snowstorms befalling Europe and the dance of the icebergs. Filled with ideas and strange insights, this is one you won’t want to miss. Twitterstreams: Keram Malicki Sanchez @kmalickisanchez Constant Change Media @ConstantChange Follow Truffle Jones in a white unmarked van. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Twenty-Three now!
In episode 22 of the KeramCast host Keram Malicki-Sanchez is joined by co-hosts Aimee Lynn Chadwick and MusicZeitgeist.com contributor Truffle Jones to discuss a year-end roundup of the events of 2011 – from the ‘Arab Spring’ and ‘American Fall’ protests, Shepard Fairey and the LA art scene, Werner Herzog’s documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams to The Muppets‘ new movie and the ongoing golden age of television that includes The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Shameless, and Dexter. The crew also gets into how to think about survival in the modern age and should (and when) the “lights go out”, the broken promise of Facebook’s IPO, the philosophy behind Amazon’s Kindle Fire vs. Apple’s iPad, Microsoft vs. Apple’s smart TV strategies, Hulu, Redbox and much more. Don’t miss this fascinating romp through one of the strangest, most challenging and transitional years in recent history. We wish you a safe and restful holiday season as we move into what will inevitably be another highly transformative year. Be good out there! With love. Twitterstreams: Keram Malicki Sanchez @kmalickisanchez Aimee Lynn Chadwick @AimeeLChadwick Constant Change Media @ConstantChange Follow Truffle Jones in a white unmarked van. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Twenty-Two now!
Keram is joined by podcast regulars Aimee Lynn Chadwick and Truffle Jones in this special report on NAB 2011 – the biggest tech trade show in the world. Other topics include civil wars in the Middle East and Africa, the Cloud, Telepresence, Transmedia, Rango, Osama Bin Laden, hot dogs and Friendster’s revenge. Other features include listener mail and a rare bootleg of Keram live at the Hotel Cafe! Thanks for listening through 21 episodes! Please post your questions for future episodes in the comments section below… Links mentioned in this podcast: DropBox.com, NABShow.com. Twitterstreams: Keram Malicki Sanchez @kmalickisanchez Aimee Lynn Chadwick @AimeeLChadwick Constant Change Media @ConstantChange Follow Truffle Jones in a white unmarked van. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Twenty-One now!
Keram is accompanied by podcast regulars Aimee Lynn Chadwick and Truffle Jones in this special episode of the Keramcast. Topics include the government-imposed Internet blackout in Egypt and telecom monopoly in Canada to the latest tech, social media marketing, the year’s best documentaries, Gaspar Noe’s Enter The Void, O2O business models, the Amazon Kindle, listener questions answered. Thanks for listening through 20 episodes! Please post your questions for future episodes in the comments section below… Oh and Roger’s Cable in Canada is a monopoly and must be dismantled. Links mentioned in this podcast: MusicZeitgeist.com, TheCulturepin.com, Groupon.com, DealsThatMatter.com Twitterstreams: Keram Malicki Sanchez @kmalickisanchez Aimee Lynn Chadwick @AimeeLChadwick Constant Change Media @ConstantChange Follow Truffle Jones in a white unmarked van. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Twenty now!
Independent video games are going through something of an Enlightenment period with the propagation of free development platforms, starter kits and online marketplace happily stocking up on the latest titles assembled in basements, garages and coffee shops. The time is right for this emerging medium that brings together graphic design, music, storytelling and interactivity in a world hungry for new content, interaction and storytelling forms. In this very special edition of the KeramCast, host Keram Malicki-Sanchez interviews Psychic Bunny founder Jesse Vigil and Indiecade director Sam Roberts about the history, present, and future of indie games, their new video game label The Singularity (also working with Indiecade festival chair Celia Pearce) and what amazing things lay ahead. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Nineteen now!
In this year-end wrap up, Keram Malicki-Sanchez and co-host Aimee Lynn Chadwick cover the many extraordinary events and changes that took place in culture, media, technology and the world in 2009. From Obama to U2 streaming live in HD over the internet, Ebooks to Avatar, Iranian protests via Twitter to Canon’s groundbreaking HDSLR cameras and what is was like shooting with Christian Slater or a RED camera in the midst of a hurricane in Hawai’i, this episode has it all. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Eighteen now!
In this very special one hour episode, Keram interviews his own flesh-and-blood sister Vanessa on a stopover to Los Angeles during the course of an amazing journey that has taken her from a four-day trek along the Inca Trail to the ancient and magical cloud city of Machu Pichu in Peru to the polluted and technologically advanced cities of the Canton province in China and its wonders untold for a series of tech conventions. Keram and co-host Aimee Lynn Chadwick hear from Vanessa about unlocking the codes of textiles from one region of the world to another, how the loom is the precursor to the laptop, the critical differences between natural and synthetic fibers and dyes, the lake of floating islands in Peru powered by solar panels, the latest subversive street art from Hong Kong and China, the semiotics of fashion and so much more. Join the KeramCast on this amazing voyage of discovery and insight. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Seventeen now!
The end of the Boston Globe, one of America’s oldest newspapers, comes at the same time as Amazon announces the sequel to its digital book reader the Kindle DX. Aimee returns from Boston and reports on the Virgin airlines experience. Free Realms, Sony’s new free online MMORPG launches. Diane Sutter receives a Leadership award for her Broadcast Leadership Program which trains women and minorities how to purchase and run their own broadcast network. The latest Mo-Cap technology from the Jim Henson Creature Workshop and how it’s used in Sid the Science Kid, the Flip Mino, the Steadicam Segway, the Nokia ultra-portable device that runs Google’s Android, the new forums at KeramCast.com and the importance of building community around your brand – all this and more is discussed in this super-packed new episode of the KeramCast. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Sixteen!
Keram and Aimee are back from eight days in Vegas where they got the very latest scoop from the leading minds of the entertainment industry in a series of intimate panels and lectures that included speakers like author Malcolm Gladwell, and presidents, CEO’s and GM’s of Disney, Electronic Arts, and Adobe Software on such diverse topics as the the nature of success, ARG’s, the shape of Web 3.0, 3DTV, HD Radio and FM chips on your cell phone. This episode is part one of what amazing new insights the KeramCast has to share with you about the latest and most incredibly innovative products and ideas. It’s like a free trip to Vegas and a media insider’s pass to the private seminars – all you have to do is click download or check it out at iTunes or your ipod. Please email us your questions and feedback. We will read all letters. Download Episode Fifteen!