Minimalist News: current news now in ultra-short form

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 25 March 2014

Sometimes you just want the news without all the speculation and gossip. And without all those words. An anonymous student in France has run with the idea of keeping headline news concise – extremely concise – and created Minimalist News. This fun and quirky news service is available on Twitter and Facebook and chooses to announce its headlines by minimalist graphics.

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New World Jazz Composers Octet

Matt McKee Reader Find

By Matt McKee in New Music on Tuesday 28 February 2012

Jazz lovers should definitely check into the New World Jazz Composers Octet. They just released their third CD, Breaking News. It’s fun, funky, a little dreamily retro at times, but to me, it is instantly accessible and great for putting on in the studio during portrait sessions. It gets the subjects bopping along and in […]

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