I’ve started a new playlist on Spotify of things that catch my attention. 20 songs, old and new, various genres. 2 or 3 songs added each week. Follow if it’s your sort of thing. Send me your suggestions!

I’m finding Fonts In Use to be useful not just for identifying which typefaces are used and where, but how they combine with each other. Lots of font pairings that sharply contradict the advice and guidelines I’d previously read, but that look absolutely great together.

Dingoes came to Australia 5,000 years ago, driving indigenous predators to extinction. Huge fences keep them away from livestock, but the ecosystems on either side of the fence have changed in unexpected ways, affecting vegetation, foxes, kangaroos, marsupials and reptiles.

I’m quite fond of this distinction by Ethan Hein:

  • Realist recording: the sound of humans playing live in the same location at the same time.
  • Hyperrealist: like reality, but better.
  • Surrealist: music that can’t be played live in real time.

The Beatles’ career spanned the lot.