It's bad enough no one wants to support music culture any more. Not even by downloading music. It's bad enough Spotify and Pandora continue to try and influence copyright and royalty laws in America and worldwide to ensure their bottom line stays, while musical culture slowly erodes.
First Spotify partnered with Sony, putting the streaming service on Playstations. They also partnered with Uber. Now, Spotify is doing the same with Starbucks, although as usual very few journalists are bothering to read between the lines as to what all this partnership means, so let me help you along.
We've all heard the one "If you're not the customer then you're the product being sold." Well guess what - it's painfully true. Twitter, Facebook and all those other social media platforms don't specifically exist to give you warm fuzzy feelings when confronted with a cat doing something cute. They're there to make bundles of cold hard cash selling your eyeballs to advertisers. I gave £5.89 to twitter and here's what I learned.
At first glance the image of a woman in lingerie draped across a bed staring seductively at the camera seems so misplaced in a tweet about discounted hosting that one suspects the social media manager slipped the wrong image into the tweet by mistake. Upon further inspection, it seems they've taken a cue from the Protein World twitter trolling tactic, and are aiming to woo the "I like semi-undressed women in my twitter feed" crowd as customers.
Music video, commercial and feature film director Joseph Kahn has joined Supply&Demand. Kahn’s clients include Samsung, Adidas, Target, Johnny Walker, BMW, Mercedes, T-Mobile, Budweiser, Bacardi, HP, Nascar and PlayStation.
Kahn’s reel is compelling across genres. His work has had widespread cultural appeal with awards such as Grammy Best Video, MTV VMA Best Director, Music Video London Icon Award, MVPA Director of the Year, and Clio for Visual Effects on Fox Sports.
Brothers and TBWA creative directors Nick and Steve Tidball created this floating house cottage that is making it's way around the river Thames. It's a two story building in bright blue, with a colorful mid-century modern interior, boasting two bedrooms, a bathroom and a living room, as well as its very own garden with a dog house. "Think Primrose Hill meets Pixar; it has all the charms of suburbia...