Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

I’ve spent a good deal of the week hot desking from coffee shops in the west end and caught up with old friends – quite by accident. But these are the five things that crossed my desk and made my day this week :

It is hard to explain to people the diversity of China. I really like this New York Times documentary that deals with the slowdown of heavy industry in Northern China and apparel manufacturing in Guangzhou province in the South. This city’s mayor and is project is a microcosm of the efforts going on.

A Brazilian flavoured absolute banger and a free download Oya’ Indebure feat. Laudir de Oliveira | DJ Nu-Mark

Maybe a team up with Scanner would have been more appropriate but liking Jean-Michel Jarre + Edward Snowden – ‘Exit’

May the 4th aka Star Wars day saw geeks dominate the web, I did really like Japanese airline ANA’s rendition of the Star Wars theme purely from aircraft related found sounds

TBWA in Amsterdam pulled together these clever DJ controller place mats for McDonalds. I love the creativity, but surely this is a sign that EDM is dead?