Photographer Spotlight: Shedrick Pelt (sdotpdot designs)

Shedrick Pelt (sdotpdot designs) had created a design firm that is hell-bent on providing “outside-the-box” driven media. “Transitioning through life with a bold new approach,” Shedrick collaborates with artists to market and brand releases, create original photography and video content, and deliver fresh, individualized design concepts. Shedrick hails from New York City by way of Huntsville, Alabama.

Here’s a photo recap of SXSW 2015 through his eyes

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“Ahhhh the second week of March! A time marked in iCalenders all over the country by fans and artist alike. A time of the year when most of the continent is seeking refuge from Old Man Winter, a time when baking and getting baked in the sun to see your favorite band is totally acceptable (tacos for breakfast is also acceptable). This rad time of the year is SXSW, or for the n00bs “South by Southwest”. The Austin, Texas based festival has been luring people out of hibernation for nearly 3 decades. The loud-packed event provides a platform for massive talents like Action Bronson and Currency to market their new work, and also provides a stage for emerging artist like Aaron Cohen, Metal Mother, Remy Banks to be seen and heard by new fans. Sometime during this last week, I overheard an attendee liken the stage setups to a Doritos vending machine. While I do agree that the corporate shenanigans have totally taken over the festival, it’s a giveand- take for the opportunity to get closer to the music we love and have every industry ear in one location. Click through these live shots to get a feel for the energy of the SXSW festivities without the exhaustion of the pace.” -SP

The city breathing

The city breathing

Aaron Cohen street level

Aaron Cohen street level

Teemone at the Spotify House on 6th Street

Teemone at the Spotify House on 6th Street

The man, the myth, the legend Action Bronson

The man, the myth, the legend Action Bronson

Houston's own King Johnny

Houston’s own King Johnny

Heems

Heems

Remy Banks

Remy Banks

Currency "The People's Champ"

Currency “The People’s Champ”

Metal Mother gives you something to believe in while performing at the Alien Body Showcase.

Metal Mother gives you something to believe in while performing at the Alien Body Showcase.

Cannibal Ox

Cannibal Ox

Vince Staples right in the thick of it

Vince Staples right in the thick of it

Heir Dash speaking in tongues

Heir Dash speaking in tongues

Rome Fortune, vibing out at theVibes Showcase

Rome Fortune, vibing out at theVibes Showcase

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Thanks to Sdotpdot for sharing these photos with us!  Check out more photos here or his other work at Sdotpdotdesigns.com and follow him on twitter @sdotpdotdesigns

New Music: Seasick + Jetlag

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Mishka Records is happy to give you both Seasick and Jetlag, a two part album that steps outside of the United States and showcases the instrumental talents of producers from all over the world. We have a psychedelic rock band from South Africa, a classically trained pianist from Italy, an afro-beat group from France, a vaporwave producer from Japan, a Dilla-inspired boozehound from Chile, and so many more.