In May of 2022, Thanatos reached down and cut a lock of hair from composer Vangelis’ head. Vangelis, possibly most known for scoring Chariots of Fire, also created the soundtrack for the sci-fi noir classic Blade Runner. A lot of synths include patches that make reference to the synth-heavy soundtrack, including the ASM Hydrasynth. At the time of Vangelis’ passing, I decided to try to make a quick rework of Blade Runner Titles using only preset patches from the Hydrasynth. Listen to the track in the video below.
Playlist: January 2014
First playlist of 2014 and first post in a very long time. Includes songs by Majical Cloudz, Flume, Shlohmo, Solids and many more. Super fresh tracks from Canadians with upcoming albums, Mac Demarco and Timber Timbre. Enjoy.
Playlist: July 17th, 2013
A selection of tracks including new Nine Inch Nails, Disclosure, Jon Hopkins, We Are Wolves (Montreal!).
Playlist: June 6th, 2013
Before there was even such a thing as punk music, three black brothers with a band by the name of Death were playing hardcore in Detroit. After recording an album, they quickly disbanded when no one would sign them because of their name and that they were black teens playing white-boy rock instead of the Motown music that was in vogue. The story of the “first black punk band” is chronicled in a new documentary called A Band Called Death. Here’s the trailer:
Playlist: May 8
“Pusha Man (Paranoia)” – Nosay Thing & Chance the Rapper
“Heartbreaks + Setbacks” – Thundercat
“Bring You Back” – Beacon
“Doused” – DIIV
“All Your Gold” – Bat For Lashes
“I Bought My Eyes” – Ty Segall Band
“Sail to the Sun” – Wavves
“Song For Zula” – Phosphorescent
Mitz Takahashi is a Montreal-based furniture designer/maker/artist who works with mostly recycled wood and materials.
Above is his Hallway Console II, made from reclaimed Cherry, Walnut, Birch, Mahogany, Maple. Here’s some more of his great furniture and household accessories.
Movember Starts Today
For whatever reason this animated GIF exists. I wonder what type of doughnut Thurston was eating…
[Via: a whole boat-load of tumblr pages]
Gary Coleman: Big in Venezuela
A co-worker told me Gary Coleman was big in Venezuela and I thought this. Need to get a t-shirt made.