Archive for July, 2011
Remember my post back in april about The Carpels and their song Sand?
Well fresh from a storming appearance at London’s coolest club night This Feeling, Birmingham band The Carpels are about to launch their new single Handshakes. Snapped at the Queen of Hoxton by Libertines photographer Roger Sargent, the buzz around this band is growing – you may have seen ads for them on YouTube?
And ”attention grabbing” is the effect they have. Their sound is a ‘sock it to ‘em’ blend of punk, dubstep and indie that makes whole dancefloors stop, take notice, and then go nuts. The Carpels were first picked up by Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes who signed them to his label One Beat Records earlier this year.
They have been enthused about on BBC 6Music by Mark Radcliffe. Radio One’s Rob da Bank described them as ‘incredible’ after playing their debut single Sand. Next up is the equally fresh and inventive Handshakes and a third release later this year, all produced by Jim Spencer who has worked with New Order, The Cribs, Doves and Shaun Ryder.
Jon Brookes describes what it is about The Carpels that makes you sit up and notice: “They’ve got a kind of indie, quirky sound mixed with a dubstep influence coming from the synth and then these amazing baritone melodies, so just based on those three influences alone it’s worth checking them out, right?”
Jon remembers hearing them for the first time: “We were running a club called The Syndicate in Birmingham when we heard about The Carpels through a friend of ours. He said “Check this band out, they’re really cool, great edge, great sound, really on the cusp of something.”
Their aim is to be at the forefront of modern cutting edge pop music with songs that have indie, punk, dub step & electronic music running through them, picking up an inspired lead on pop from Talking Heads, LCD Soundsystem, Late of the Pier and The Fall.
Handshakes launches officially in August and there is also a Sandwave electronic/dance remix available, produced by up and coming talent Tom Sandison.
The Carpels official web links are:
And One Beat Records official web links are:
Music video by The Carpels performing Handshakes. (P) 2011 The copyright in this audiovisual recording is owned by One Beat Ltd
Adventures in Blockspace Episode 6 follows the continuation of Grindboys and Vendromas playthrough of the Secret of Canthuris in Minecraft. More info about the map here at this link.
Adventures in Blockspace Episode 5 follows the continuation of Grindboys and Vendromas playthrough of the Secret of Canthuris in Minecraft. More info about the map here at this link.
I recently watched The Next Three Days which is a great movie and I highly recommend it and one of the songs featured is called Mistake by Moby it’s quite amazing in its self just like the film.
- Written by Moby (as Richard Melville Hall)
- Performed by Moby
- Courtesy of Little Idiot and Mute Corporation
- Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
More info at http://www.moby.com
Also worth checking out http://www.mobygratis.com/
i’ll keep this brief.
this portion of moby.com, ‘film music’, is for independent and non-profit filmmakers, film students, and anyone in need of free music for their independent, non-profit film, video, or short.
to use the site you log in(or on?) and are then given a password.
you can then listen to the available music and download whatever you want to use in your film or video or short.
the music is free as long as it’s being used in a non-commercial or non-profit film, video, or short.
if you want to use it in a commercial film or short then you can apply for an easy license, with any money that’s generated being given to the humane society.
i hope that you find what you’re looking for,
A friend of mine sent me a link to this article here on My Digital Life in which you can get DAZ Studio 4 for Free! Worth a look if you like 3D.
DAZ Studio 4 (the newest version to date), from DAZ 3D, is a powerful, comprehensive 3D figure creation, posing, art and animation tool, which is designed to allow hobbyists and beginners who’re new to 3D art and animation as well as professionals to easily create their unique stunning artwork and animation by utilizing virtual people, pets, vehicles, accessories, environments, props and so forth. For folks who like to enjoy optimal freedom in the diversity of 3D figures creation without sacrificing the integrity of the character itself, the latest DAZ Studio also introduces an interesting new Genesis figure platform that offers a virtually limitless set of additional figure shape variations that can be built from a common base.