If you work in communication you know this situation. “Focus groups” are people picked by an advertising or market research agency who represent customers. They are put in a room to share ideas about a product, a design or a campaign. They are meant to find out “insights” and feedback to test the marketability, but in fact, most of the time they are like shown in the video after the click. Read more →
House Music is big in South Africa. Resident Advisor shows an interesting video portrait of the scene in Johannesburg, interviewing producers, DJs, party organizers, showing the impact music can have in a society. Watch Real Scenes: Johannesburg
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Here is a list of movies, especially gangster movies, I need to see. Partly as a note to myself, partly as an inspiration for my readers.
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I have been with this guy for almost ten years now. Patrick has always been a good friend and musical companion, I first blogged about him in 2004 when we played together in Baden Baden. Today is a special day because he has finally come as far as to release a mix on one of the worlds most important dj podcasts, Resident Advisor. This is truly amazing and I am very happy and proud. Read more →
Der Scuba Boilerroom hat seine Schwächen, aber insgesamt ist er ziemlich klasse.
Sick at home. Time to cook. Here is one classic German dish: Stuffed cabbage. In this case done with savoy cabbage and minced meat. A great winter meal to have with potatoes or just bread.
I quite like this approach. And it makes me think of one good advice a good friend gave me once: “If you don’t know what to do – spice it up a bit.”
Bristol. City in the south of England. Home of so called Trip Hop and the drum n bass scene around Krust and Roni Size. Home of some of my favorite producers like Peverelist, Hyetal, Applebim or Pinch. In this video you’ll meet some of them. From 2011 but still good. Read more →