Tesla is a battery company!
Google are building and buying. As well as remixing classic old adverts. Finally, Invite Media were a critical purchase – I always think of Google’s secret plan being the biggest classified ads company in the world.
Finally, I tracked down the company that made all the furniture that I grew up with, Mouse! Such brilliant whimsy.
I was listening to the Interstellar soundtrack recently – great work from Roger Sayer – who is resident at the Temple Church in London. Watch the making of on the DVD if you can – great characterisation of the breath of all those artificial voices coming together and some really proper bass.
Grumbling Fur are a great band and they’ve been doing some recordings under the name of “The Time Machine Orchestra“.
Skip the first 10 minutes, but the rest is a great interview with Paul Thomas Anderson.
Thanks to Conor Gibson for the tip. Bonus – Larry Grobel interview – the Playboy interviewer for much of the 70s.
The Vignelli Canon – for free! A great book from the master of typography – you only need twelve typefaces according to this article.