Make an Album in February Or Bust: The RPM Challenge, and Deadlines are Good

Photo (CC-BY-ND) tianhua. Record an album in the month of February, and have it in the mail by March 1: that’s the RPM Challenge, and so far, some 6,000 acts have already delivered. Nathan Groth writes us with details (and apologies for late posting here, since that means you have… less time). Long time reader of CDM. I’m also a coordinator of this little thing called the RPM Challenge, which is now into year #6. I think you may find it interesting and we would love to get some coverage in the hopes it may entice more people to get …


The Interactive Open: A Visual Remix Challenge

CDM contributor and Friend of the Site momo has laid down the gauntlet. Sure, it’s great to talk about Nina Paley’s Creative Commons-licensed animation. But open culture is about making, not just talking. Momo has a venue – a Portland, Oregon gallery, plus The Internet – and challenges all of us to do a visual remix that will play in a browser. Here’s a look; you have until October 27, should you choose to accept your mission. And hey, if it needs a soundtrack, CDMusic has a CC-licensed tracker music competition going – which should have some tracks soon. -PK …