On the road #2

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On the road #1

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Things I came across #17

September 23, 2012 — Leave a comment

Great Stuff:

  • Super chic Dodocase iphone sleeves
  • Spin’s Fall Album Preview – and as it is a pain to scroll through, here is the list:
    – Grizzly Bear: Shields
    – G.O.O.D Music: Cruel Summer
    – Dinosaur Junior: I bet on Sky
    – The Killers: Battle Borns
    – Band of Horses: Mirage Rock
    – Thee oh Sees: Putrifiers II
    – Woods: Bend Beyond
    – Green Day: Uno
    – No Doubt: Push and Shove
    – Miguel: Caleidoscope Dream
    – Flying Lotus: Until the Quiet Comes
    – Tame Impala: Lonerism
    – Trash Talk: <119
    – Ty Segall: Twins
    – Benjamin Gibbard: Former Lives
    – Daphni: Jiaolong
    – Jamey Johnson: Living for a Song
    – Boys Noize: Out of the Black
    – Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d. city
    – Bat for Lashes: The haunted Man
    – Titus Andronicus: Local Business
    – The Coup: Sorry to bother you
    – Neil Young: Psychedelic Pill
    – Big boi: Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
    – Soundgarden: King Animal
  • Nice Infografic illuminating the World of Hedge Funds
  • Brad Frost‘s “This is Responsive” – Patterns, resources and news for creating responsive web experiences.
  • Winning the $30 trillion Decathlon: Interesting Read by McKinsey:
    By 2025, more than half of the world’s population will have joined the consuming classes, driving annual consumption in emerging markets to $30 trillion. Global companies must master ten key disciplines—or miss the defining growth opportunity of our times.
  • Nice piece in the New York Times: The Internet? we built that. (via @fredwilson)

Great Websites / Services:

Retro Special 😉

Great Tracks:

  • The 250 best tracks of 2012 are in my spotify playlist… you should follow it 😉 some highlights of this week’s additions:

Great Videos:

Things I came across #16

September 16, 2012 — Leave a comment

Great Stuff:

64% of teens listen to music through YouTube

56% of teens listen to music on the radio

53% of teens listen to music through iTunes

50% of teens listen to music on CD

  • France in the Year 2000 (XXI century) – a series of futuristic
    pictures by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists issued in France in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910

  • 2 iPad Magazines: Snap, consisting of original content and images created by Hipstamatic users, and Katachi Magazine, in my eyes the most innovative digital Magazin

Great Websites / Services:

Great Tracks:

  • I added over 50 tracks to my spotify playlist since my last blogpost… you should follow it 😉 enjoy some highlights:

Great Stuff:

Great Tracks:

Feel free to subscribe to the “Things I came across” playlist on Spotify. Let me know your favourite tracks over on twitter.

  • Amanda Rogers – Get Your Heart
  • The Cribs – Come On, Be A No-One
  • Best Coast – The Only Place
  • Royal Headache – Never Again
  • Beach House – Myth
  • Freddie Cruger – Running from Love

Beastie Boys List by vision magazine: Beastie Boys – RIP Adam Yauch • 1964-2012

Great Videos

Great Stuff:

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Great Tracks:

subscribe to the “Things I came across” playlist on Spotify. Feel free to suggest tracks on twitter.

  • Johnny Hallyday – Wap-Dou-Wap
  • Death Grips – Get Got
  • Boots Electric – Complexity
  • The xx – Intro
  • Andre Williams – Dirt
  • Gemma Hayes – There’s Only Love
  • We Are Augustines – Juarez
  • Kids These Days – Hard Times
  • Django Django – Default
  • Black Star – Fix Up
  • Garbage – Blood For Poppies
  • The Ting Tings – Guggenheim
  • Squarepusher – Dark Steering
  • The Memorials – West Coast Yes

Great Websites/Services:

Great Videos

Great Stuff:

Great Tracks:

Feel free to subscribe to my playlist on Spotify (150 awesome tracks)  and to comment  on twitter.

  • Girls – Honey Bunny
  • Perfume Genius – Hood 
  • RJD2 – A Beautiful Mine 
  • Alex Clare – Too Close
  • Of Monsters And Men – Little Talks
  • Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
  • Malcolm McLaren – Buffalo Gals
  • Rufus Wainwright – Out Of The Game 
  • Spiritualized – Hey Jane
  • Jack White – Love Interruption 
  • Tanlines – All Of Me 
  • Kyla La Grange – Vampire Smile
  • Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart
  • Florence + The Machine – Jackson – MTV Unplugged, 2012 

Great Websites/Services:

Great articles I most definitely will read one of these days 🙂 

Great Stuff:

Great Tracks:

You should subscribe to my playlist on Spotify – I’m Glad to hear your feedbacks here or on twitter.

  • The Men – Turn It Around 
  • Zammuto – Yay 
  • Mos Def – Six Days
  • Oliver Koletzki – The Devil In Me
  • Y’Akoto – Diamonds
  • De La Soul’s First Plug 1 & 2 present First Serve – Must B The Music
  • THEESatisfaction – Earthseed
  • Esperanza Spalding – Radio Song
  • Willis Earl Beal – Evening’s Kiss
  • Jai Paul – jasmine
  • Plan B – ill Manors
  • Graham Coxon – Advice 
  • AWOLNATION – Kill Your Heroes
  • Alabama Shakes – Hold On

Great Websites/Services:

Great Videos:

 

 

Great Stuff:

Great Tracks:

Tada, awesome week 🙂  subscribe to the playlist on Spotify – I’m Glad to hear your feedbacks here or over there at twitter:

  • Santigold – Disparate Yout
  • FM Belfast – American
  • Hot Chip – Brothers 
  • The Mars Volta – Zed And Two Naughts
  • Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box (Live on Saturday Night Live, 25.09.1993) 
  • J Mascis – Is It Done
  • The Jezabels – Endless Summer 
  • The Chap – Hands Free 
  • WZRD – High Off Life 
  • Ben Howard – The Wolves
  • Wild Child – That’s What She Say
  • DCarls – All In – Original Mix 
  • Kishi Bashi – Bright Whites 

Great Websites/Services:

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Great Videos:

  • Darth Vader recording for TomTom GPS – behind the scenes
  • Bert and Ernie recording for TomTom GPS – behind the scenes
  • Bruce Springsteen’s SXSW 2012 Keynote Speech, speaking about his life as a musician (~1h): on NPR 

 

Great Stuff:

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Great Tracks:

The Playlist… over 100 tracks… subscribe – I’m Glad to hear your feedbacks here or over there at twitter:

  • Macklemore – And We Danced (feat. Ziggy Stardust)
  • Django 3000 – Zeit fia ois 
  • The Blackout – Said and Done
  • Bonobo – The Keeper – Banks Remix
  • The Experimental Tropic Blues Band – The Best Burger
  • Grimes – Genesis
  • Deichkind – Leider geil
  • Bodyrockers – I Like The Way
  • Modest Mouse – Float On
  • The Decemberists – Down By The Water
  • Vampire Weekend – Oxford Comma
  • Freelance Whales – Generator ^ Second Floor
  • The Bianca Story – Coming Home
  • American Royalty – Matchstick
  • Laura Gibson – La Grande
  • Norah Jones – Happy Pills
  • Noah And The Whale – 5 Years Time

Great Websites/Services:

Google Re-Brief: Can America’s most iconic advertising campaigns bere-imagined for the web?

Great Videos:

  • Jean Paul Gaultier has been hired as the new creative director at Diet Coke. So he developed three awesome short films (seen on PSFK).

  • I like the “From Sketch” Row on ARTE, showing Interviews and Sketches of creative people. See what Cory Doctorow says about dangerous copyright laws, Erik Spiekermann on the Office of the future or how Modeselektor produces a track.