Fairly Trill was a short-lived blog that ran from 2013 to 2014 at FairlyTrill.com, focusing on music and online marketing.
- Nekst Interview ()
Interview originally published January 27, 2014 by Nekst.
- Stop Putting Social Media Buttons on Everything ()
Until inanimate objects become connected to some evolved inter-dimensional future-net, slathering social media buttons all over non web-based advertisements will remain a silly and useless strategy. Until that day comes, the world will be divided into two groups of people: Those who believe that branding on magazine advertisements, peanut butter jars and barbecue sauce labels […]
- Creative Solutions for Online Success ()
“Creative Solutions for Online Success.”
- Hataraqq feat. Schelli Tolliver “Slow Woks” Video ()
During my time spent in Kansas City this year I came across a local producer online, making synth-heavy beats under the Hataraqq alias. Primarily sharing short snippets, and stamping most songs with a unique Cab Calloway imprint, his music reflects a happy medium between Weeknd-leaning nonchalance and traditional hip hop. I really dig his style. “Slow Woks” (which […]
- Kacey Musgraves vs. “California Love” Mashup Video ()
Last week I was reading a GQ interview with Kacey Musgraves. In the discussion she mentioned that she has “California Love” on her phone — no shocker there, I remember seeing her rock a 2Pac t-shirt a few years back. What was surprising to me was her caveat that, “it’s not like I know a […]
- Why Eminem Still Matters ()
Nearly 15 years ago Eminem’s “My Name Is” set a new rap standard when the skinny white MC found fame by filtering his generally abasing wordplay through an obnoxious Labi Siffre sample. While the single’s music video mocked both celebrity and lowest common denominator Ameri-slob entertainment, the track stood out as much for its shock […]
- Star Wars “Sexy Ackbar” Mashup Video ()
“Make a song about Admiral Ackbar and puppies, win prizes.” So went the challenge on my friend Sean‘s blog (Buzzgrinder) a few years ago. Being neither a Star Wars fanboy or an animal owner (or a musician, for that matter), I had no idea where to begin, but figured what the hell and took on […]