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1234567890qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm by Four Tet

Four Tet has uploaded the hilariously titled 1234567890qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm mix to his Soundcloud profile, having recently had a pop at the newly launched Beats Music service. The set lasts just over an hour and includes some cracking audio-noodling as we’ve come to … Continue reading

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Wear (some of) the solar system on your wrist…

If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a wizard, then you’re going to love this new timepiece by Van Cleef & Arpels. Their latest creation includes no less than five planets, which rotate at precisely the same speed as their rather … Continue reading

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Dummy Mix 195 by DJ Vague of Night Slugs

Helix of Night Slugs fame has adopted an alter-ego under the name of DJ Vague to produce this cracking set of entirely original productions. Whilst I’ve lost track of the variations of house music that go under a myriad of … Continue reading

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Forget Portal 3 – say hello to ‘forced perspective’

Since its release in 2007, Portal has baffled and intrigued millions. Despite initially being marketed as an add-on to Valve’s The Orange Box, the game went on to sell over 4 million copies and inspired a stand-alone sequel starring Stephen … Continue reading

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Twitter.com gets a refresh

Twitter has decided to bring its original home under the same design umbrella currently adopted by both their iOS and Android apps. Casting aside the infamous top black bar, the new Twitter.com looks much like the mobile iterations, favouring a … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Season 4 Trailer: ‘Things are a little tense at the moment’

After a rather dull third season, (aside from one of the most awkward family meals known to man) Game of Thrones is back. HBO has released the first trailer for the highly anticipated fourth season, set to hit our screens … Continue reading

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The Simpsons gets the Studio Ghibli treatment

It looks like two of my all time favourite animations are coming together this Sunday in a very special episode of The Simpsons. Referencing such classic films as Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle. The most recent iterations of The Simpsons … Continue reading

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