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Mind Soup – Day 42 Chill out
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NSFW: New Selective Colour – Blue Yellow New art in new software
I’ve been playing around with Pixelmator a lot. Since I started using a Mac mostly on a full time basis, I’ve discovered why so many artists [...]
Music Monday – Songs That Shouldn’t Be That Beautiful
Music Monday – Songs That Shouldn’t Be That Beautiful
Being a musician, I hear music everywhere. Sometimes that’s a blessing and other times it’s most certainly a curse. I’ve both amazed and [...]

St. South – Get Good (Infinitefreefall Remix) Chill groove for your Tuesday morning
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Miru Kim – Naked In the City… Literally Urban exploration and nudity are a wondrous mix
Miru Kim is one of god’s own creations. She’s an artist, photographer, and urban explorer who created a series called Naked City Spleen. [...]
Acronym – Technological Fashion and Utilitarian Wardrobe This is how you sell clothes
Acronym has to be one of the greatest clothing lines I’ve ever seen. I don’t give a damn about fashion, as my wardrobe will attest. You will [...]

Back in the halcyon days of the Internet there was this phenomenon based around live streaming your life… one photo at a time. Before broadband was ubiquitous and before streaming video was something you could do at the click of the mouse, there were people who hooked up webcams in their houses, apartments, and domiciles and simply let you look at them. You’d see them doing mundane things like folding laundry. You might catch them masturbating. It wasn’t even a sex show, as you see with today’s cam girl. No, it was just that, at that moment, the person was a little horny and needed some me-time.

JenniCam was a prime example of this, but there were others. One of my favourites to peek in on was Ana Voog, the woman behind AnaCam. The biggest difference between Ana and Jenni is, while Jenni could be seen as a technological concept artist, Ana Voog is a technological performance artist. So her cameras were always a little more interesting to me in that sense, because Jenni was there to be seen while Ana was interested in putting on a bit of a show.

Ana Voog, a woman of letters.

Ana Voog, a woman of letters.

Ana is also a helluva talented musician and I rediscovered her work a couple weeks back when, for no discernible reason, her website popped into my brain. She’s got a wonderful style with a playful, yet almost haunting voice. Back then, you could buy tracks from her site, which was a novelty in itself. Now, you can listen to her on YouTube and other places around the Net. Dig on both of these tracks, especially Telepathic You, a song I’ve found to be incredibly catchy.

Va Va La Voog Ana Voog, a totally welcome blast from the past

I only recently learned of this short work directed by Joseph Kosinski. While it’s an ad for Nike shoes, which is fine, it’s also a helluva cyberpunk universe he creates in just over two minutes. Information walls, minimalist design, and compelling music by TRS-80, this is one of the best ads I’ve ever seen.

And keep in mind that’s coming from someone who fucking hates advertising.

Kosinski has a lot of cred when it comes to depicting the future, too. Besides this awesome bit, he’s also the director of Tron: Legacy and Oblivion. After watching this, it’s easy to see how he got those jobs.

Les Jumelles (The Twins) and Cyberpunk Art A decent advertisement for a change
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As things go, I love the music of Ennio Morricone. In the realm of cinematic music, his music is iconic to me as the music of John Williams or Danny Elfman. Every cinema fan knows when a John Williams song kicks in things are about to get epic.

Just as any fan of spaghetti westerns knows that things are going to get extremely interesting when a Morricone tune rises from the soundtrack.

This is a group of Australians who created an orchestra dedicated to the music of Ennio Morricone and the spaghetti westerns he scored. In other words, here are some Australians paying homage to an Italian who created music for movies about the United States. It’s a truly international affair.

This Is One of the Greatest Things I’ve Ever Seen The Spaghetti Western Orchestra

FEMM – Whiplash Far East Mention Mannequins break your neck

Liron Meyhuas – La Gitana Hang music
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New Music – Still Alive (The Mirror’s Edge one, not the Portal one.) There is more than a subtle difference between the two
I’ve been into video game music since the days of the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. There are tunes from those old cartridges I still [...]

Cyberpunk by LAMERS (Atari 8 Bit)
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Screens From the Old Days – More BBS Logins They have 14.4 and Zmodem!

 

And Now, the Didgeridoo Mostly played by beautiful people
Introducing My New EP – The View From Amalthea
Introducing My New EP – The View From Amalthea
I’ve had a love of space music for a long time now. I can literally put on headphones, kick back, close my eyes, and listen to space music and [...]
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Screens From the Old Days – BBS Logins The world through 9600 bit/s">Screens From the Old Days – BBS Logins The world through 9600 bit/s
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New Music – Starshine Thanks to taking a week off of work, I actually got some recording done amidst all the other projects I’ve been working on! This is a song I wrote a while back, at least three or four months ago it seems. The sounds were there in my head, and it felt great to finally get […]