srsly digging Alvvays atm

"There are 94 naturally occurring elements, from Hydrogen to Plutonium, and together they make up everything in the world. The stories of the elements are the stories of our own lives, revealing the details of our personal lives, the patterns of our economies, and our relationships with our natural resources." 94 Elements

"But we’re happy in that moment between the commercial and the purchase, and I think spending your life trying to dupe innocent people out of hard-won earnings to buy useless, low-quality, misrepresented items and services is an excellent use of your energy.

Because a brief moment of happiness is pretty good. I also think that just focusing on making money and buying stupid things is a good way of life. I believe materialism gets a bad rap. It’s not about the amount of money. Nothing’s better than a Bic pen, a VW Beetle, or a pair of regular Levi’s. If your things don’t make you happy, you’re not getting the right things. “

Jerry Seinfeld on Advertising

"A series of visual sound experiments by creating openFrameworks apps that you can ‘play’ visually, generating animations from MIDI data.

Experiments 1 & 2 were created by Mark, using live MIDI notes, BPM and CC values to create visuals with a ‘tightness’ to the music that wouldn’t be possible with only audio data. Each musical note is tied to a visual, audio effects have visual counterparts and transitions happen in time with what’s being played. By Mark Wheeler”

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goodbye to language 

purepopfornowpeople:

Time is a flat circle.

(Source: benfrostisdead)

Cattlerapping.

A Cattlerap song is created by adding a hiphop beat to a cattle auctioneering video.

Father John Misty - Nancy From Now On

"I have terrible stage anxiety, so James [Murphy] would make me this drink before we went on. It’s any combination of Champagne and Jameson. It sounds terrible, but it’s not that bad,” she says, smiling. “It’s called the Irish Cunt."