Creative Wave – January 13

Creative Wave – January 13

Happy Friday everyone. How exciting to see snow earlier. Shame it didn’t settle though because I was looking forward to trying to build a snowman…

Thaw your hands and your brain with a bumper slice of advertising, hip-hop, lego, TV and Biden.

 

TUNE FOR THE WEEKEND-

Not a lot of people know this, but I think it’s one of the best rock songs of the last decade. Touch Me I’m Going to Scream (part 2) by a band called My Morning Jacket – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bpdwwa7lsUI

 

The wonderful Solange Knowles has her sister, Beyonce, interview her for Interview magazine-

http://www.interviewmagazine.com/music/solange

 

Fun new ad from the Specsavers guys. Since the line is so engrained in our heads, they can really make you wait to savour it these days-

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/specsavers-returns-tv-extremely-french-ad/1420041

 

Read this fantastic interview with the realest guys in the rap game, Run the Jewels

http://bit.ly/2iJ9LDW

 

Superb idea here from a company called Ecosia. Install their browser extension to Chrome and you can help them raise money to plant trees with every search

https://info.ecosia.org/

 

Get excited for series three of Better Call Saul with this new promo. POLLOS-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_3WzxpdUc0

 

Wonderful use of Instagram by BAFTA staring illustrator David Doran. Very creative, very clever. Each frame represents a category, and will lead you to nomination info-

https://www.instagram.com/bafta/

 

The fantastic Coen brothers are working on a new Western for TV. The last time they did a Western it was _Old Country For Old Men_…

http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/11/14233970/coen-brothers-tv-series-buster-scruggs

 

Without using any samples, FaltyDL has recreated Tribe Called Quest’s classic Midnight Marauders album. I’ve not listened yet. Could be great-

https://washingtonclassics.com/products/044-marauding-at-midnight-a-tribute-to-the-sounds-of-a-tribe-called-quest-funky-dl-vinyl-album

 

Next up from Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn is the interesting-sounding _The_ Avenging Silence. It’s written by the guys who have written the last two Bond films-

http://collider.com/nicolas-winding-refn-the-avenging-silence-synopsis/

 

Concrete info on the new Nintendo Switch, including the release of a new Zelda, Mario Kart and, in ‘late 2017,’ Super Mario Odyssey!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-38592678

 

And here’s a trailer for said next Mario adventure http://www.gamespot.com/videos/super-mario-odyssey-trailer-nintendo-switch-presen/2300-6436609/

 

A new album from Bonobo just dropped today out of the blue. It’s rather good-

http://bonobomusic.com/

 

When the internet first became popular, Dark Horizons was one of the first respectable film news sites. Creator Garth Franklin still runs it, and this week dropped his 2016 review

https://vimeo.com/198794909

 

The mighty DJ Zinc was behind the decks for the Essential Mix this week. Bound to be a cracker-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU2ETJ-aXuc

 

Good news for Twin Peaks fans: the third series will be 18 episodes and start May 21st-

http://www.aintitcool.com/node/77023

 

Sick of screaming at football linesmen? Then maybe you can do better. Here are some clips from the official PRO ‘assistant referee’ test-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K_Hl5Y6lSI

 

Nice bit of spec work here for Adidas from a German student called Eugen Merher. He’s got almost 10million views in a month!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXfLl3qYy0k

 

As democracy crumbles in the western world, take the time to watch back Obama’s heart-string-tugging farewell speech

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-38580546

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