SONG OF THE DAY // “It All Feels Right” by Washed Out

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The latest offering by American singer-songwriter-producer Ernest Greene, is a lush follow-up from his debut, Within and Without.  Better known as Washed Out, this musician is hot on the rise with Paracosm (Sub Pop), which is one of the best chillwave records I have devoured of late. Like his dreamy, fantastically smooth music relates, a paracosm is an imaginary world full of humans, animals, and unknown worlds of human emotion.

Enjoy “It All Feels Right,” a deliciously dreamy track!

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SONG OF THE DAY // “Colours in the Sky” by Miami Horror

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Step aside Chromeo, Daft Punk and Cut Copy! Please make room for Miami Horror.

I just stumbled across this tasty, funky collective from Melbourne, Australia, and they’ve been in my head all day.

The quartet have been together producing their bespoke indietronica since 2007. They released their debut Illumination in 2010, which included a track in collaboration with Kimbra called “I Look To You,” which has tallied up nearly 5-million views to date.

The real gem I’m going to share today, however, is one of their more recent tunes called “Colours in the Sky.” It’s truly gorgeous, and I hope you enjoy :)

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22 Storytelling tips as told by Pixar

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Amazing tips for writers and storytellers.

Pixar has delivered some of the most poignant, heart-felt stories in filmic form to date. One particular favourite is the Toy Story series, and by reading the slides from this post you’ll see how the story was so beautiful crafted.

Enjoy and share :)

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Felina // Breaking Bad’s Epic Finale

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After 6 years of painful Breaking Bad related stress and anxiety, AMC’s dramatic story of a high-school teacher gone bad came to an end.

When I say gone bad, I mean really bad – probably the worst imaginable transformation of a person. From Walter White, the family man, sweetheart, high school chemistry teacher, downtrodden by circumstance but upheld by a good heart; to Heisenberg. Vengeful murderer and leader of a massive meth empire. It’s the kind of opposite Bildungsroman that sends shivers all over.

For the first time in a long time, I felt satisfied. I didn’t think that would happen.

the personal blog of Miné Salkin, multimedia journalist

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