The curvilinear Marc Newson is kind of a rock star amongst designers. He has been extremely fortunate to design such a diverse selection of ‘things’. He has been enlisted by Sydney City Council to design the displays for New Years Eve in Sydney this year. I trust we’re in for a geometrically curved welcoming to […]
These guys had me at the name, but the quality and distinctiveness of their retro-modern, screen-printed design aesthetic is just as strong. They seem to be quite productive, yet no work seems to be better or worse than another. They must have very good quality control procedures.
Space Cowboy is a track from the new Space March album, Monumental, and is mixed by legendary producer Mark Saunders (The Cure, Erasure, Depeche Mode, A-ha, Tricky). The video was shot in Mungo National Park in outback Australia and features many fancy video effects to distract you from my over-acting.
Whilst the concept of a non-keyboard MIDI controller is nothing new, the AudioCubes do represent an elegant solution to the age-old dilemma of how to make live performance more interesting for electronic musicians. The performer can gesture around these coloured illuminated cubes to control synthesizer or effect parameters in real time.
Although the music I make is electronic and undeniably pop, one of my musical mentors is the film composer John Barry, who passed away earlier this year. Barry’s legacy of film scores is diverse, but he is most remembered for this 007 films with the 1969 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service being his and my […]
In a digital world, where almost every video graphic you now see is created by software, you’ve got admire anyone who seeks to generate video graphics by analogue synthesis. In the same way analogue music synthesizers have an imperfect quality that is somehow appealing, video synthesizers have some elusive beauty in their output too.