Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that marked this week for me:

The sounds of Richie Hawtin

I got the following clip from a Chinese friend which spells out the reality of the west’s financial situation

The death of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher left a complex legacy and polarised opinion. There were parties on the street in Brixton and she was both eulogised and despised in Facebook posts. My own view was shaped by the government response to the rave movement that Vice detailed here.

A little perspective was needed as discussions got heated.

Daft Punk are blowing out the hype machine to promote their new album due in May. One of the things that is happening is the album collaborators are being interviewed by Vice as part of their Intel Creators Project sponsored content series. Here is Giorgio Moroder (thanks to Rachel Lee Puah).

Finally vintage anime on YouTube including Ambassador Magma: