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Episode 42: Mal Blum

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Episode 42: Mal Blum

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Wednesdays at 1:00PM EST The theme song for After the Jump is "Bell" by Screaming Females Design blogger Grace Bonney of Design\*Sponge takes her love art and design from the web to radio. Through a series of interviews with designers, store owners and up-and-coming members of the creative community, Grace will delve deeper into the world of independent artists. From exploring the day-to-day lives of contemporary makers to discussing the challenges they face, After the Jump will take the conversation off the screen and into real life. Design\*Sponge founder Grace Bonney has a unique angle on the industry, having worked as a contributing editor at Domino, House & Garden and Craft magazines, and as a freelancer with top publications like New York Home, Food and Wine, In Style, Better Homes and Gardens, New York Magazine, CITY Magazine, Time Out New York Kids, Archinect, The New York Post, Everyday with Rachael Ray and others. In addition, she wrote a weekly design column for the Philadelphia Inquirer for two years and has worked as Style Editor of HGTV’s Ideas Magazine. She is also the author of "Design Sponge at Home." Heritage Radio Network. All Rights Reserved.

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Mal Blum has been writing songs since the age of fourteen, and shes here on After the Jump to share her music. Grace Bonney invites Mal into the studio to shift the shows focus away from visual arts and design. Tune into this episode to hear Mal and Grace talk about their inspirations, and what it is like to be a woman in a male-dominated music industry. Find out why Mal has no problem bearing her soul, but why she struggles to stay organized as an artist. Find out about Mals affinity for Kickstarter, and how the music industry has changed in the past several years. What does it mean to be a DIY musician? Tune into this episode to hear a live rendition of Mals song With Samson in Washington State. This program has been brought to you by BluePrint Cleanse. andnbsp; The other aspects of DIY like time management, discipline, and being entrepreneurial - that has always been really hard for me. [6:45] You cant do everything yourself, or you wont do any of it well. [8:35] -- Mal Blum on After the Jump

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