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Kid Ink Fans Create Skype Moments on the Ones To Watch with Skype Tour

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Every musician dreams of becoming the next big sensation. The Ones To Watch with Skype tour showcases some of the hottest up-and-coming artists on their journeys to achieve stardom – and Skype is bringing fans along for the ride.   When Kid Ink set off on tour across North America, Skype enabled some Moment Makers … Read more

Sharing Ideas, Breaking Boundaries

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Some of the world’s most innovative ideas were shared at the TED2014 conference in Vancouver, Canada last month. Skype Conversation Sessions germinated a number of fascinating discussions, and Skype was there to facilitate conversations with luminaries such as astronaut Chris Hadfield, Oscar nominee Jehane Noujaim and Sports Illustrated reporter David Epstein. One of those participating … Read more

Cherub Joins the Ones To Watch With Skype Tour

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Discovering a band in an intimate venue before they hit the big time is a once in a lifetime experience for passionate music fans. Now, courtesy of Live Nation and their partnership with Skype, we are offering concert-goers around the United States an opportunity to check out the latest up-and-coming artists and be the first … Read more

TED 2014 – Envision The Future of Music

The key message of every TED talk, conference or panel is ‘ideas worth spreading’. One person whose ideas are definitely worth spreading is multi-talented musician and Skype Music Moment Maker Frank Bell. Frank is a classically trained cellist who loves experimenting with numerous musical styles – funk, soul, pop, you name it. As he told … Read more

Skype Announces “The Skype Collaboration Project” and Details Victoria Beckham Partnership

Today we’re proud to launch The Skype Collaboration Project, an online destination that focuses on the intersection between technology and creative industries. Our project shines a spotlight on creative talent, including celebrated British fashion designer Victoria Beckham. Skype has always championed innovators, celebrated bringing new ideas to life, and explored new ways of thinking. With … Read more

Carpe Dièse : mélomanes surchargés, apprenez vos morceaux préférés via Skype

La saga Carpe Dièse continue ! Nous vous avions d’abord présenté l’école dans son ensemble, puis, après nous être entretenu avec Léni Maroglou – l’un des fondateurs – nous étions revenu sur l’idée dont Carpe Dièse était née. Cette semaine, ce sont deux élèves – Constant et Guy – ainsi qu’un professeur de guitare – … Read more

Carpe Dièse : quand Skype permet de faire de sa passion, un métier

Entretien avec Léni Maroglou, l’un des trois fondateurs de Carpe Dièse, et joueur de guitare aguerri Il y a peu, nous vous avions présenté Carpe Dièse, une école de musique délivrant ses cours par vidéoconférence Skype. Le concept de cette école nous tient particulièrement à cœur puisqu’elle permet de rapprocher les gens, mais également d’apprendre … Read more

Jason Zone Fisher Gives You the Backstage Pass You’ve Always Wanted

Guest Blogger Jason Zone Fisher is Skype’s new Correspondent. I am fired up to be Skype’s new Pop Culture Correspondent. It’s a dream job, and the best part: I’ll bring you with me everywhere I go – from Hollywood premieres to Comic-Con to the sidelines of a football game. If I have a backstage pass, … Read more

Musician Performs Personalized Concerts via Skype

Indie musician Jhameel catapulted to the top of the Hype Machine Popular Charts with the help of his enthusiastic fan base. Jhameel immerses his listeners in synthesized melodies, thought provoking lyrics and vocals inspired by the likes of Michael Jackson and Prince. Based in Los Angeles, California, he does it all – produces, sings, writes … Read more

Sir Mix-A-Lot in Tech: Social Media, Skype & Surviving in the Music Business

The babies born back when Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back debuted in 1992 are now of official drinking age. As the multi-platinum tribute to a fuller female figure turns 21 today, Mix-A-Lot (Anthony Ray) is still going strong – not just as a musician but also as a full-time “tech fanatic.” Mix-A-Lot released his first … Read more

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