Sam Jennings is a multi-talented designer living in Los Angeles. He has designed websites and major label album releases from Prince and Avril Lavigne. In addition to tour books, merchandise, singles, tour support, websites, and photo retouching for Prince, Avril Lavigne, Gorillaz, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Swedish House Mafia, EBONY Magazine, Microsoft, and more. Sam is also a DJ on Twitch, and he works in the Entertainment Industry at MediaMonks. You can see his portfolio at: https://samjennings.com
2mins30s - Growing up in Chicago Illinois
4mins - Pursuing a career in the Web back in the mid 90s..."it was an interesting time, it was kind of like the Wild West"
5mins30s - Nona Gaye & The Beautiful Experience
6mins30s - Finding all of the other Prince fans on the internet via online communities...and organising parties at the Berlin club in Chicago
9mins - When did Sam first have contact with Prince? Fans coming together on a 'community project'...and AOL chat rooms.
11mins - How long did you think it would last?
13mins - Confidentiality and Prince...
14mins - Love4OneAnother.com in 1999 and Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
16mins - Prince's legacy in the digital world - one of the first to have his own internet business and music distributing artist
17mins - Releasing a 'ton of music in 2001'...'a tremendous explosion of activity for him...' and The Prince Museum online.
19mins - If Prince had lived and you had to design a digital presence for him now, what would that be?
21mins30s - What was the Prince music you first became aware of, early memories and favourite unreleased recordings...
27mins30s - Meeting Prince in person for the first time...
30mins - Maintaining professionalism as a fan...
32mins - How difficult was it to challenge Prince? Fan websites