Category: Music

Thursday Soul Treat: Andrew Schoultz, Adam Vollick & Daniel Lanois multi-media collab

Thursday Soul Treat: Andrew Schoultz, Adam Vollick & Daniel Lanois multi-media collab

Former skateboarder turned graffiti artist turned fine artist, Andrew Schoultz painted the entire exterior of Daniel Lanois’ Toronto studio in 7 days with a mural titled “The Winds Are Changin’” […]

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Born To Rage: Guitar God Tom Morello & His Social Activism

Born To Rage: Guitar God Tom Morello & His Social Activism

Happy Birthday [May 30, 1964] to Tom Morello, Grammy-winning, [and totally awesome] guitarist of polemic hard rock band Rage Against The Machine and tireless social activist. Tom Morello, ranked #26 […]

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This Is Gonna Hurt ~ A Different Is Cool “InnerView” with Nikki Sixx

This Is Gonna Hurt ~ A Different Is Cool “InnerView” with Nikki Sixx

[Photo courtesy of Nikki Sixx] A bit about Different Is Cool InnerViews: At Different Is Cool, it is our dream to eradicate prejudice through the celebration & exultation of being different. […]

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Sonic soul treat for a Monday

Sonic soul treat for a Monday

            In case you missed Daniel Lanois’ Greenbelt Harvest Picnic in Dundas, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, August 27, 2011, see below for a couple of the performances […]

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Nerd Gift We Love – LunaTik watch for iPod Nano

Nerd Gift We Love – LunaTik watch for iPod Nano

[The CMYK TikTok watch strap turns your iPod Nano into a very cool watch.]   So, you’ve upgraded your Apple products – you own a an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch […]

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A Letter From God/Thou Shalt Always Kill

A Letter From God/Thou Shalt Always Kill

  CRITICAL THOUGHT At Different Is Cool, one of our core values is to seek out critical thought, rather than blind acceptance of ideology. There is always value in considering […]

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Born This Day – Lady Gaga celebrates 26th birthday & her new anti-bullying movement “Born This Way Foundation”

Born This Day – Lady Gaga celebrates 26th birthday & her new anti-bullying movement “Born This Way Foundation”

It’s Lady Gaga’s 26th birthday [March 28, 2012] and while we could wax on about her meteoric rise to the top of the world of pop music and performance art, […]

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Of All The Gifts, The Greatest is LOVE…

Of All The Gifts, The Greatest is LOVE…

…give it, receive it. Happy Valentine’s Day from Different Is Cool. WE LOVE YOU. Here’s one of the sweetest marriage proposals we’ve ever seen…. :-)))

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This is Gonna Hurt

This is Gonna Hurt

Rock n roll’s ultimate bad boy prince, Nikki Sixx [founder, songwriter & bassist for hard rock group Mötley Crüe] has a new multi-media project titled “This Is Gonna Hurt“. The first release […]

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Here Is What Is

Here Is What Is

Entrepreneurs are different–people who see possibilities where others see limitations. But best ideas seldom win, and paraphrasing my friend Daniel Lanois in his film “Here is What is”, people would […]

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