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 forContinue Reading ›

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’tContinue Reading ›

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 cover art is a little dodgy so I thought I’d take a stab myself taking inspiration from Underworld’s previous use of serif typefaces.