Gang Gang! 6 Creative Collectives You Need to Know

Teamwork makes the dream work. Take a look at some of our favorite creative collectives from across the country. 

1. VERLUXE

CITY: CHICAGO

Founded by 3 women, Verluxe is a content based agency specializing in branded content. These dope ladies produce and film music videos, commercials, shorts as well as a yearly magazine.

http://verluxe.com/


2. Midnight Dreams Collective

City: New York

A community of creatives consisting of musicians, visual artists, audio engineers and DJs, Midnight Dreams curates events featuring a wide array of performances from up and coming Djs, Producers, Singers, Emcees as well as showcasing visual art displays. 

http://www.mdcollective.org/

3. THE REN REVOLUTION

CITY: NEW YORK

Ren Rev is a Brooklyn-based collective of 3 Guy Friends who specialize in photography, filmography and visual art. Most notably, they produced the genre-bending web series The Emcee Memoirs.

http://www.therenrevolution.com/

4. GIRL CREW COLLECTIVE

CITY: NEW YORK & AMSTERDAM

4 girlfriends meet while attending grad school for documentary filmmaking at the New School -- it sounds like the synopsis to a sitcom these ladies could write, produce and film. Aside from making envelope-pushing documentaries, Girl Crew Collective is a platform that celebrates women in the arts while raising awareness on social justice issues.

http://www.girlcrewcollective.com/

5. LVRN

CITY: ATLANTA

Loverenaissance stylized (LVRN) is an Atlanta based creative collective which specializes in curating unique hip hop experiences such as RaurFest and Trill Yoga. LVRN also provides creative direction for artists.

http://www.lvrn.com

6. VIBEHAUS

CITY: DETROIT

Motown, Eminen, J Dilla, Big Sean and Dej Loaf isn’t all Detroit has to offer musically. This collective of producers, songwriters and artists is proof this city has an abundance of talent in the woodwork, don’t sleep.

https://8tracks.com/vibehaus

https://soundcloud.com/VibeHaus