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Bonobo - The North Borders Review

 

As per usual for UK electronic artist Bonobo, The North Borders starts off extremely well. 'First Fires' punctuates a beautifully understated vocal performance from Grey Reverend with submerged synth droplets and fleeting, glacial, ASMR inducing pads -- all enhanced by a confident and generous allowance for negative space that seems to only come with experience. In terms of perfect intros, it almost stacks up to the double barrelled future classic of Prelude/Kiara from 2010's Black Sands. Unfortunately, in this case there isn't a whole lot of interest that follows.

 

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Infographic of the day: The Science of Peer Pressure
We've all been in that position as socially awkward individuals: wanting to win in the social setting by caving into what the majority think instead of sticking out like a metaphorical sore thumb.  But what biological process occur to get to this decision of keeping to the codes and conventions.  It turns into an infograph-ad for One block off the grid's solar energy plans; but it also pushes across the science of peer pressure in social norm marketing: breaking the pseudo-norms, being the individual or the aforementioned metaphorical sore thumb is what we like.  Our infographic of the day.
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The Gadget Show shoots back at FPS players with simulator

Everybody's looking for more realism nowadays in their video games, and this is done primarily through simulators.  Since we've grown tired of racing simulators, The Gadget Show are looking beyond the traditional bunch of branded peripherals and teabaggings of the FPS genre to bring you the simulator you've been waiting for.

 

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