I have been working on an assignment for a while and created a playlist to keep me from going mad pondering the minutae of online marketing: Brownsville Turnaround On The Tex-Mex Border – The KLF Out Of Heaven – Dreadzone Higher Than The Sun – Primal Scream Revolutionary Pilot – Statik Sound System Angel Echoes (Caribou Remix) – Four Tet Elephant Stone (Mint Royale Remix) – The Stone Roses Pull Up To The Bumper – Grace Jones Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Dub – Apollo 440 3am Eternal (Blue Danube Orbital Mix) – The KLF La Femme d’Argent – Air Demons – Fatboy Slim Nights Over Manaus – Boozoo Bajou Girl I Love You (feat. Horace Andy) (She Is Danger Remix) – Massive Attack Strange Overtones – David Byrne and Brian Eno Missing (Todd Terry Club Mix) – Everything But The Girl Alone Again With The Dawn Coming Up – The KLF Breathe (Banzai Republic’s X-Hale Remix) – Télépopmusik Shining Path – Dreadzone Towers Of Dub (Mad Professor Remix) – The Orb Stealth Mass In FM – Apollo 440 Forever – Orbital Drippy – Banco de Gaia Gangster Trippin – Fatboy Slim Gambia Via Vagatorbeach – Nightmares On Wax Shakatakadoodub – Kruder & Dorfmeister Zion Youth – Dreadzone When I Still Needed You – Afro Celt Sound System Justfied And Ancient Seems A Long Time Ago – The KLF Close Encounters – The Orb Keep On Believing – Beanfield Lush 3-2 – Orbital Capumcap – Nightmares On Wax Haunted Dancehall (Performed By In the Nursery) – The Sabres of Paradise Gone (K&D Session) – David Holmes Sho Nuff – Fatboy Slim A Canterbury Tale – Dreadzone ’88 aka Come Down On Me – Lemon Jelly Little Fluffy Clouds (Live) – The Orb Immigrant – Nitin Sawhney Are We Here ？ (Who Are They ？) – Orbital A Melody From A Past Life Keeps Pulling Me Back – The KLF Pipes Honour – Nightmares On Wax Little By Little – Groove Armada In Dust We Trust – The Chemical Brothers Never Say? – James Bong Praise You – Fatboy Slim One Way – Dreadzone U.F. Orb – The Orb Style (Radio Edit) – Orbital Hymn Of The Big Wheel – Massive Attack Survival – Nightmares On Wax Papua New Guinea (Monsoon Mix) – The Future Sound Of London Rock Radio Into The Nineties And Beyond – The KLF East West (Stoned Together) – Mama Oliver Little Britain – Dreadzone Star 6 & 7 8 9 (Live) – The Orb The Girl With The Sun In Her Head – Orbital Lightsonic – Groove Armada The Rockafeller Skank – Fatboy Slim Give My Soul – The Lab Rats Dreddoverboard – Nightmares On Wax “Life, Love And Unity” – Dreadzone O.O.B.E. – The Orb Paris – Groove Armada Featuring Candi Staton Funny Break [One Is Enough] (Plump DJ’s Mix) – Orbital Lately – Massive Attack The Way You Dream – 1 Giant Leap Chicago – Groove Armada Autumn Leaves (Irresistible Force Mix) – Coldcut Going Under – Rockers Hi-Fi Moving On – Dreadzone Back Side Of The Moon (Tranquility Lunar Orbit)_Remixed by Thrash – The Orb Morse – Nightmares On Wax Remind – Orbital Livin’ Free – Small World Sofa Rockers (Richard Dorfmeister Remix) – Sofa Surfers Spandex Man – Mr. Scruff I Want More (Radio Version) – Faithless Blue Lines – Massive Attack Easy – Groove Armada Captain Dread – Dreadzone Outlands – Fountains of Elisha – The Orb Argha Noah – Nightmares On Wax The Box (Part 1) – Orbital Shake It Loose – Dolphin Boy Trans Fatty Acid – Lamb Song To The Siren – The Chemical Brothers Biological Radio – Dreadzone O.O.B.E. (Live) – The Orb Groove Str. Nightmares On Wax Shoalin Satellite – Thievery Corporation Cold Water Music – AiM One Perfect Sunrise (Radio) – Orbital Cave Of Angels – Dreadzone Daydreaming – Massive Attack Purple Haze – Groove Armada In The Hands Of The Gods – Morcheeba A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre Of TheUltraworld (Lovin’ You) – The Orb Adnans – Orbital Time (To Listen) – Nightmares On Wax
Live Zynga Earnings – Business Insider – not terribly surprising apart from the scale at which the share price got hammered. The 7 percent drop in Facebook by comparison sounded about right given that it gets roughly about 15 percent of revenue from gaming
If the run-up to the Olympics in London taught us nothing else, too much brand protection is a bad thing. It allowed brands as diverse at Nike and Paddy Power to position themselves as underdogs.
Nike’s move is particularly interesting as it is reminscent of the category judo move that Dove did in the female beauty | personal care sector a good while ago and shifts away from the star endorsement model that Nike excelled at with the likes of John McEnroe, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods.
Nike’s ‘Find Your Greatness’ ad which takes aim at the Olympics on Tudou
And on YouTube
The little bit of the opening ceremony that I saw showed a number of the participants using Nikon and Apple devices which would have annoyed Olympic sponsors Samsung and Canon.
I was late to the party on this one, but I finally got to see the video introduction that The New Yorker magazine did for its iPad application. Previously I thought that The New Yorker was a liberal middle-brow version of Reader’s Digest.
I’d read some issues but I could take it or leave it. However this video made me re-evaluate my opinion of the brand.
I was reminded of how awesome youarelistening.to is this week. A combination is of police scanner content and ambient tracks from Soundcloud make this must-have late night background listening.
Lancôme’s Hypnôse Star film with Betty Boop is achingly smart work. Director Joann Sfar managed to make a posh mascara do so much more.
And for those of you that can’t see YouTube, here is the video on Tudou (which is longer than the YouTube version):
One of Europe’s largest dance festivals was streaming live on YouTube, I was reminded of when MTV first started off its broadcasts from Ibiza:
Finally for those of you working on social media campaigns outside china Find Your Facebook ID is a boon. After timeline came in the ID number became obscured which rendered many tools useless, however this site does what it says on the tin. Put the link of the Facebook page in and out pops the ID number, it’s that simple.