Entries Tagged as 'advert'

Walmart *hearts* Jim O’Rourke?

December 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you went back in time to any college radio station in the US in the mid ’90s and said “Walmart is going to use a Jim O’Rourke track in a commercial” I dare say you would have been laughed at. Not sure who’s laughing now. Is there anyone who hasn’t had their music used […]

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Tags: advert · sellout · video

Gang of Four Sell Out to Microsoft

November 10th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Sigh. I don’t even know where to begin. This comment from YouTube of all places hits the spot: “for a band whose first album was based entirely around the notion that consumerist society was slowly eking away at common decency and sense, to go with one of the most unscrupulous tech companies there is is […]

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Gary Numan shills for car batteries..but in a cool way

July 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on Gary Numan shills for car batteries..but in a cool way

Analog synth-God Gary Numan plays his lone hit single, “Cars”, on two dozen cars powered by one DieHard car battery. It’s a clever spectacle. Points to DieHard for having the balls and open-mindedness to enlist an underground luminary like Numan, who will very likely go unrecognized by the masses, save for music nerds and elder […]

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Commercial – Architecture in Helsinki – T Mobile

December 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Commercial – Architecture in Helsinki – T Mobile

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No!!!!!! Vampire Weekend sell “A-punk” to HP

October 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

(sarcasm intended)

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Play your 7″s anywhere with this tiny concept USB turntable

September 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on Play your 7″s anywhere with this tiny concept USB turntable

I’m a big fan of gadgets, especially those that relate to music. So, when you combine a cool gadget idea with a slick design, my wallet is already halfway open. So, damn you, concept design blogs! K shared the link to this simple, slick, and extremely cool USB turntable idea on Google Reader, and I […]

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Limited edition Prince iPod for lunatic collectors only

April 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Limited edition Prince iPod for lunatic collectors only

Prince has some of the most loyal fans of any artist I can think of, but even some of those freaks would surely be hard-pressed to fork over $2,100 for a limited edition iPod Touch. Purple though it may be with that androgynous symbol engraved on the back, it only comes pre-loaded with one 15-song, […]

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