The Mind’s Eye.

“The Mind’s Eye: A Computer Animation Odyssey” was the first in a series of computer generated films by Odyssey Visual Design. Produced in 1990 with an electronic soundtrack (which veers between the sublime and the ridiculous) the film is a dream-like montage of surreal imagery designed to showcase the zeitgeist CG effects of the time.

Artificial scarcity.

Music writer Chris Ott has started uploading video essays/diatribes on his Shallow Rewards blog dealing with a number of themes surrounding music scenes and pop culture. He puts forward some really interesting ideas based on personal life experiences in bands, journalism and as a fanboy.

This video discusses the idea of forced scarcity and deliberate obscurity many acts have adopted to create a greater sense of ownership and belonging for its select audience.

Oh yeah btw, you can get the ltd edition cassettes of the Great Pagans EP right here…