Some more thoughts on the littlebits iOS app

I was thinking about this a bit more the other day, and really I’d like to see the ability to prototype directly in the app. That would, without a doubt, be the coolest thing possible to do with this app. It would be nice to play with a set up and be able to create stuff in the app that used not only the bits you owned, but others, and even prototype bits, or bits on the bitlab too.

That would be my preferred experience.

Listening to Laurie Anderson’s “Heart of a Dog”

Laurie Anderson Heart of a Dog
Laurie Anderson Heart of a Dog

So just a few first impressions really, after only listening through once.

Firstly, I loved it. It was very story focused. It was funny, and sad, and poignant, and beautiful. I really enjoyed listening to it a lot.

So I’m expecting to really enjoy it on all the subsequent listens too.

Listening to David Sylvian’s music … Manafon

David Sylvian, Manafon
David Sylvian, Manafon

Another problematic album to listen to, but it’s actually very good when you give it a chance and listen to it with focus and care it is well worth it. There’s a huge amount of depth and beauty in these songs. There’s always something new to find in each one, but it does require patience and that’s not always easy. Neither are these pieces, but just because they’re not easy does not mean that they’re not good. They are.

Reminder: SoundLab Play Space is coming up

SoundLab Play Space Leaflet, Cover
SoundLab Play Space Leaflet, Cover
SoundLab Play Space Leaflet, Inside
SoundLab Play Space Leaflet, Inside
SoundLab Play Space Leaflet, Back
SoundLab Play Space Leaflet, Back

I’ve posted on this before, but here’s a little reminder. The event will be completely amazing, or at least I hope so anyway. It’s starting to shape up now and really come together.

If you’re interested in attending or being a part of it in some way, then take a look at this page on the SoundLab web site.

Awesome news! The Tenth Doctor and Donna return with Big Finish

This really is excellent. There was a rumour that this was coming and I really hoped it would, and it has. It’s a long time to wait, the first volume is out in May next year, but at least it’s coming, and, if it’s volume 1 in May, then there’s sure to be a volume 2 not too far behind!