Archive For November 2010

Any Conscious Entity

I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do. — HAL 9000

Black Swan

I can’t wait to see the new Darren Aronofsky film Black Swan. The soundtrack is from regular Aronofsky collaborator Clint Mansell who has used Tchaikovsky’s music as a base for his; which sounds intriguing. Every time I watch the trailer the hairs on my neck stand on end.

Social Media Policies

I attended an “industry event” last week. In conversations over coffee I learnt that BT has a social media policy that is 32 pages in length, and written in pure legalese: “the party in the fist part” etc. Whereas Zappos‘ social media policy is “be real and use your judgement”. Guess which company is renown for Read the article…

The Social Network Soundtrack

The Social Network is the recent film from David Fincher about the founding of Facebook. Tim Van Damme recommended the soundtrack on Twitter, and at $5 – yes $5 – it seemed a veritable bargain; quick preview confirmed that to be so. It’s a dark suite of electronica, which having since seen the film doesn’t Read the article…

Underworld Drum & Bass Mix

URB have a rather great drum and bass mix from the mighty Underworld available for download. The mix includes a previously unreleased and flippin’ brilliant remix of Bruce Lee. The supplied coverart is a little dodgy so I thought I’d take a stab myself taking inspiration from Underworld’s previous use of serif typefaces. Download Cover Read the article…

Ahem

Why yes, I do like Underworld.