Friday, February 15, 2008

Lost - Christian = Jacob?

Lost is back bigger and better than ever and I've just stumbled across the 'mobisodes' which are by ABC and supposedly 'missing scenes' that they want us to see.

Most don't really have much to add and do feel like deleted footage (something that ABC stress that they're not) but the last one, mobisode 13, has got me going wow!

Take a look:

So, what the hell is Christian Shepherd doing in the jungle. We know that Jack saw him (or thinks he saw him) in the very first episode and it's fairly widely regarded that Christian was the bloke in the chair in Jacobs cabin when Hurley found it, so could Christian = Jacob who in turn is the smoke monster which we know can appear as another human being (remember Yemi and Eko).

Who the hell knows, I certainly don't, and reading the Lost forums everyone seems to have different opinions. It's definately an interesting clip though!

Sunday, February 10, 2008

"Hit The Decks" Competition entry

Here's my entry for a "Hit The Decks" style competition on the BackToTheOldSkool forum that I spent most of January pondering over.

Although in the end the competition didn't attract that much interest (4 entries in total) which was disappointing, I did learn a lot about FL Studio, the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), that I used and I hope to put that to good use in the future in producing my own tracks.

Here's the YouTube vids of the mix in action and you can download a 192kbs mp3 version of the mix here if you want to listen to it in it's uninterrupted entirety.

Part 1:

Part 2:

The tracks I used in the mix are (in order of appearance):

Edge*1 - Compounded
Circa 91 - Can You Feel Me
Blow - Cutter
Rachel Wallace - Tell Me Why
Quadrophonia - Quadrophonia
Krome & Time - This Sound Is For The Underground
Hedgehog Affair - Oh Wow What A Rush
Rhythm Quest - Closer To All Your Dreams
Prodigy - Everybody In The Place
Urban Hype - Trip To Trumpton
Shaft - Roobarb & Custard
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare
Acen - Close Your Eyes
Awesome 3 - Don't Go
House Crew - We Are Hardcore
Sonz Of A Loop Da Loop Era - Far Out
The Hypnotist - Hardcore You Know The Score
Frequency - Sky Is The Limit
Noise Factory - We Can
NRG - Never Lost His Hardcore
Release - Drifting
Cleptomaniacs - Positive Feedback
Altern 8 - Infiltrate 202
Blame - Music Takes You
Rave 8 - Jigsaw
Rythym For Reasons - Grand National
Elevation - Can You Feel It

And if you're wondering if I won the competition......

... Yes, I did :)

No prizes though unfortunately, but as I said to a colleague at work, it's just about the pride in others hearing your work and accomplishing what you set out to do (and the kudos of course ;) )

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Quantum of Solace Countdown

I'm not a huge fan of Bond I have to admit but I know someone who is, ain't that right Mr. Jack ;)

Anyhow, I was requested to do a countdown timer to the new Bond film, Quantum of Solace, due out this year on November 7 and so as not to disappoint, here it is:

Feel free to use it on your own blog/site (embed code below). All I ask in return is that if you use it, please leave a comment here to say so :)

Hope you like it!

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