Dusted Wax Kingdom – The Trip-hop Netlabel

(click here to watch on the Vimeo site: http://vimeo.com/rumena/dustedwax)

running time: 17:05 min.

Some people collect records. Mitko is different – he collects artists.
Find out what drives the Dusted Wax Kingdom netlabel and meet one of the people
behind modern Trip-hop in this 17-minute short documentary.

The Dusted Wax Kingdom netlabel, based on the Black Sea coast in Varna, Bulgaria,
has been releasing Trip-hop music for over five years.
Everything they create is shared for free with their listeners,
spreading the love and passion for old-school samples and beats.

Some of them only do it for the fun; others are making great money
out of a new and unique business model.
Find out how they create, why they release their music independently
and what inspires them to keep going.

This is the first ever documentary film about a netlabel, made in Bulgaria.
It is released under a Creative Commons license.

The film looks at the digital phenomenon of netlabels,
using the Dusted Wax Kingdom as a case study.

It features a high quality, free, fully Creative Commons licensed Trip-hop soundtrack
with unique music from the netlabel.

To find out more about the Dusted Wax Kingdom netlabel, visit dustedwax.org

If you enjoyed the film, please share it and help more people find out about this unique music.


I’m not particularly creative, but I can make creative projects happen.

I had been struggling for the last few weeks to come up with an idea and pitch for a project (for our ‘summer task’ university assignments). The problem is, I don’t have a specific idea in mind for a project – and for the ones I do come up with, I don’t feel particularly inspired. It turns out, it’s more important for me to help someone else. Maybe I don’t trust myself if I am doing things for myself – but I am always much more disciplined when having an outside motivator; what is more: most of the ideas I do come up with are not about ‘what to do’ but ‘how to do something’.

It may sound too pretentious or self-centered, but I think the biggest ‘project’ in my life is currently experimenting, learning and sharing the knowledge. I am not an inventor or creator – I rather feel I am a mediator; a medium for helping ideas get shared, developed, and brought to life.
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