practical pathos

My one or two regular readers will recall me raving about DEFCON, from Introversion Software. DEFCON is a game about the end of the world,…

Boomtown Victoria Is Closing…

…And the sound of weeping was stunning in its overwhelming silence. I’ve been buying music from there for the past 6 years, they just ordered…

a thousand thousand megawatts lived on, and so did i

Due to a particular series of links and backlinks, I was introduced to a website called The Vanishing Point yesterday.  The gent who runs it,…

why do club visuals suck?

So I was watching the Delta Heavy DVD with Leenie, and we were struck by how *bad* the visuals were. Now, granted, this was 5…

wii wiill rock you.

Let me be perfectly clear here, from the start. The single best part of Nintendo’s masterful new console is in fact, the multitude of awful…

synesthesia up high

Meet Visual Acoustics, by Alex Lampe. Also, meet a song I made with it and two minutes of editing in Nuendo. It’s essentially a mouse-driven…

video games are the new pulps

So my step-sister and her family got me a quite fantastic gift for Christmas, right out of the blue: SCIENCE FICTION OF THE 20th CETURY,…

goal of the season

And here it’s only December. Matty Taylor, for Portsmouth, against Everton: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukWXif4UiGs I’d also like to point all you people who think you’re clever towards…

non-euclidian

Through a link on the website of the masterful Mr. Jesse Somfay, I have been introduced to the artwork of Gregory Euclide, which just blows…

irony, or mr. campbell

Just a quick burst of wisdom from Mr. Eddie Campbell, on current creative output: “In the old days i’d have made a one-page ‘Alec’ out…