Rich Ashby

Entries Tagged as 'Life'

Pure class

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Life, Music

I’ve blogged before about the general wonderousness of Purity Ring.  Their latest single is well up to their usual high standards and offers typically off kilter dream pop; all mysteriously murmured vocals, esoteric lyrics and hooks. The cavernous bass sounds excellent through a decent sub-woofer so remember to play loud. Get it now as a [...]

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Portrait of The Artist

November 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Cinema, Life

The closing film of this year’s Leeds International Film Festival was a real highlight, and perfect antidote to the Autumnal November gloom outside. The Artist is a lovingly recreated homage to the dawn of cinema. Beginning in the late 1920s the film plots the rise and fall of star George Valentin (a clear reference to [...]

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Canon can do

November 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Life, Photography, Technology

If you’ve ever been stuck for inspiration when taking photos, and having difficulty finding your muse then Canon might have the solution. The forthcoming Idea Mine iPhone / iPad app aims to stimulate your creativity by suggesting random scenarios and themes. I’m sure some of the results may resemble beat poetry (I will make my [...]

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