01.11.16 by Jeff

Black Mirror “Nosedive” Ringtones

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In case you missed it, Charlie Brooker, creator of Black Mirror (aka the best show on Netflix) did an AMA on Reddit last week. One redditor asked if ringtones from the “Nosedive” episode would ever be available as ringtones and Mr. Brooker came through with some download links:

 

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I highly recommend checking out the show if you haven’t seen it already. Think Twilight Zone or Ex Machina. One of the episodes, “Men Against Fire”, actually features a score by Portishead’s Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury (the duo who scored Ex Machina). Other episodes feature music from some of my favourite composers like Max Richter (“Nosedive”) and Clint Mansell (“San Junipero”). Just a heads up the show isn’t exactly lighthearted. The title, Black Mirror, refers to that dark reflection of yourself trapped on that little screen in the palm of your hand. I’ve already said too much, just go watch it.

 













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







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Photographer Spotlight: Mike Chalmers

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Illustrator Spotlight: Alice Conisbee

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