Urban creator Yaell Monas: “Facebook is dood, leve Instagram en Tumblr”Yaell is sinds de zomer van 2018 aan de slag als fashion- en muziekjournaliste, kortom urban creator, bij Chase. Ze is een zelfverklaarde streetwear- en sneaker expert, actief op social media en in online magazines. Zo ging ze op eigen houtje naar Paris Fashion Week en interviewde ze al artiesten als Roy Woods and SMIB.
Kom langs in de Serre en join Chase!Je kan het waarschijnlijk al afleiden uit de naam: er groeit iets in de Serre in Hasselt. Sinds afgelopen weekend bestaat het voormalig administratief centrum niet meer uit saaie kantoorruimtes, maar wel uit creatieve werk- en chill ruimtes, inclusief onze eigen Chase Youtube Space.
The 5 best works of art at HORST Festival
Five years ago, the Belgian festival HORST was brought into existence. The festival took place at the dreamy site of the Horst castle near Leuven. The team behind the festival wanted to encourage creativity by combining art, architecture and music in a festival.
Meet 21-year old producer Messoins, the brain behind YouTube series #JourneyOfABeat
Music and storytelling: its a match made in heaven for Arsène Rurangiza aka music producer and composer Messoins. He makes the art of producing beats look easy in his YouTube series Journey of a Beat. Messoins takes his viewers on a musical journey during which he explains step-by-step how he produced a certain beat. The digital music composer takes his beatmaking videos to the next level by inviting artists for each session. They write lyrics to his beats and perform the song live at the end of the video. Messoins manges to compress this whole process into easy-to-watch 5-minute videos.
Travel to New York through our Instagram takeover by photographer Sacha Claes
The Hasselt-based video- and photographer Sacha Claes brings along his camera wherever he goes. In his portfolio you’ll find colourful pictures he took on various trips. For his Instagram takeover he shared 7 shots he took in New York City. Past winter he paid a memorable visit to the Big Apple. Discover more about Sacha and his trip to the most notorious city in his takeover.
Illustrator/sneaker collector Jonas Cozone took over our Instagram page last week
Jonas Cozone (pronounced as Coz-1) is a Belgian all-round creative. He is an illustrator, vintage sportswear collector and beat producer. Cozone made hip hop beats for well-known names in the Dutch music scene (Safi & Spreej, Kleine Ben en King B) and released several beat tapes on Bandcamp. Some items of his vintage sportswear collection are displayed on his Instagram page. It's clear he is very passionate about sneakers, Nike Air Max in particular.
SUSOBRINO - Winner Of The Champion Sound Beat Battle 2018
We had a talk with Susobrino, winner of the Champion Sound Beat Battle 2018. He's a talented young producer who's inspired by ethnic music from around the world. He's also a field recorder who uses his own recorded sounds to create his own beats. Interview by Ingmar Doumen....
New Chase talent wanted in Ghent & East Flanders
At Chase we're always looking for fresh talent to come and join our current team. We are looking for bloggers (Dutch and/or English), final editors, photographers, videographers, video producers, graphic designers, social media wizards and much, much more....
Faffie: een jong kledingmerk om in de gaten te houden
Gent en creativiteit, het is al heel lang een match made in heaven. Wij hadden een babbel met Sofie Vandenbergh, een 22-jarige Aalsterse studente die nu al een tijdje in Gent woont. Ze combineert er haar studies met haar eigen kledingmerk en daarover mochten we haar...
5 Flemish YouTubers to keep an eye on
Youtube. It’s the perfect way to gather eternal fame on the internet these days. For the British and American creators, that is... We don’t see some Belgian kid becoming the next Logan Paul anytime soon, but never say never, because this country is full of talent!...
Photographer Vivian Hertz took over our Instagram last week with these amazing pictures:
Last week we hosted our first Instagram take over. Every day of the week Brussels photographer Vivian Hertz provided us with a great look into his picture archive. We first got to know Vivian Hertz when he showed up at a Chase editorial meeting in Brussels. At these meetings we...
Are you our new social video producer?
We’re looking for an ambitious, creative and resourceful video producer who can create compelling original videos for all of our social pages. You must be native to the digital and urban cultural landscape, with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media and emerging technology/platforms....
Belgian director Nicolas Graux wins award for ‘Passée L’aube’
After Dawn (Passée L'aube), a short film by Brussels director Nicolas Graux about the non-acceptance of LGBT people in Poland, won an award at the International Film Festival in Namur. Actor Tijmen Govaerts from Mechelen won the award for Best Acting. He received...