Keith Nelson Jr.

Keith Nelson Jr.

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Keith Nelson Jr is a music/tech journalist making big pictures by connecting dots. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY he graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor's Degree in English & Textual Studies. Keith keeps a critical eye on all transgressions in the music technology field.
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Movies & TV

How to build a modern movie studio through connections and social media

Colby Miller (right) and James Datri (middle) talk to director Andres Rovira on the set of indie horror film Come, Said The Night (2018). Your Instagram or Facebook feed is likely already full of film commercials, sponsored ads, and…
Movies & TV

Disney increases Fox bid in response to Comcast challenge

Disney agreed to acquire many of the movie and television assets from 21st Century Fox in December 2017, but for a second time, Comcast has announced its own offer for Fox. Disney recently upped its offer in response to the Comcast…
Music

The Glitch Mob spent a year making a VR experience as otherwordly as their music

For four years, EDM group The Glitch Mob has been performing in a high-tech, spaceship-style stage design called The Blade. Justin Boreta discussed changes made for The Blade 2.0, and how the band members are "children of music technology."
Movies & TV

Reeling from the latest ‘Handmaid’s Tale’? We spoke with the woman who wrote it

Episode 10 of the The Handmaid's Tale season 2 might be the darkest so far for the hit Hulu series, and writer Yahlin Chang explains what went into the heart-wrenching moments that made 'The Last Ceremony' so powerful.
Music

Who needs a studio or label? LANY hit it big singing into a blanket

In 2014, Paul Klein, Jake Goss, and Les Priest decided to release a few songs together on Soundcloud, anonymously. Four years and a Billboard charting album later, the trio known as LANY describes how their lives changed, and where they're…
Music

Two Feet recorded a song, put it on Soundcloud, and woke up famous

Two Feet was a Berklee School of Music student living on his friend's couch until his break-through song gained 4 million streams on Soundcoud in hours. He discusses how that momentum and a major label helped him become a hit artist.