Motherboard interview with Vince Clarke which shows his impressive collection of analogue synthesizers.
Archive for the ‘Music’ Category
Just found the thesixtyone, a social music website with some great new bands. Run as a growing ecosystem, artists can sell directly to their fans therefore circumventing traditional record label ethics. Site’s well designed and hooks you straight into the music. Love it!
Warp (the best record company on the planet) are as part of its 20th Anniversary celebrations releasing a special edition box-set packed full of goodies including a book showcasing the labels rich design history along with an exclusive hour long mix and locked-groove vinyl set. Designed by Yes with photography by Dan Holdworth it looks stunning. It’s currently available for pre-order with 15% off so grab a copy while you can.
- Moon – Duncan Jone’s homage to classic sci-fi starring Sam Rockwell is out in June. Watching the trailer there’s distinct parallels to Kubrick’s ‘2001‘ and the Clooney version of Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris especially with the overall-look of the film. Also worth checking out is Gavin Rothery’s concept art for the film.
- iPhone Math Apps – Round-up of math apps for the iPhone via Wired.
- Caught Jon Hopkins supporting Plaid at the recent Ether Festival. Got to say that his latest album ‘Insides‘ is my favourite album so far this year. Top notch electronica!