ThinkSync have placed ‘Stand By (Krafty Kuts Remix)’ by Scratch Perverts as part of the new Ridge Racer Unbounded soundtrack. Originally a hit arcade game back in 1993, the Ridge Racer franchise has grown to include over twenty titles across numerous platforms.
The soundtrack includes artists such as Skrillex, The Crystal Method and more. The game also features a selection of tracks by Hiroshi Okubo from throughout the eighteen year history of the series.
Check out the official website here
ThinkSync have successfully placed Radioactive Man’s ‘Uranium’ on a recent Sony Bravia viral. Made to promote their HX8 Bravia television, the spot features Drummond Money-Coutts, a magician performing mind-boggling tricks on the public.
‘Uranium’ first appeared on The Uranium EP (Rotters Golf Club).
Watch the spot here
The Other Cinema returns this May for its second edition and global launch with one of the most provocative, truthful and relevant films made about urban youth, LA HAINE, with a live score by Asian Dub Foundation. Screenings will premiere on the 2nd of May with a production for local residents at Broadwater Farm in Tottenham. On 4th May, the production will come to the Troxy in Limehouse and then travel to the Trianon in Paris on 5th May.
The Other Cinema network is a platform for communities across the world to set up local cinemas in communal spaces ranging from town and concert halls to libraries and churches.
More info and tickets
Watch the trailer
‘Black Flags’ by Atari Teenage Riot has been used on the current ‘Never Stop Playing’ commercial for the PS Vita, a new handheld console by Playstation. The spot will air in the US.
‘Black Flags’ is taken from their recent album Is This Hyperreal?, out now on Digital Hardcore Recordings.
Watch the commercial here
Download the album from our Music section
Thinksync are proud to announce that we have placed Deekline & Wizard’s ‘Handz Up'(Stanton Warriors Remix) in an upcoming episode of a new police drama. NYC 22 is set to air from April 15th on CBS, revolving around six new NYPD cops trying to balance their personal lives whilst working the streets of Manhattan. Robert De Niro Executive produces, along with Jane Rosenthan and Ken Sanzel.
NYC 22 on CBS.com
We’re pleased to announce that Mugstar’s ‘Sunburnt Impedance Machine’ will feature in this Wednesday’s episode of Waterloo Road (14th). The award winning BBC television drama, now in its seventh series, follows the lives of students and teachers at a troubled comprehensive school.
‘Sunburnt Impedance Machine’ is taken from Mugstar’s ‘Lime’ EP, released via Agitated Records.
‘Lazy Bones’ by Wooden Shjips has been placed in a recent episode of CSI: Miami. Now in its tenth season and with over two hundred episodes, the CBS series is a spin-off of the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series, following a South Florida team of forensic investigators working to solve crimes.
‘Lazy Bones’ appears on Wooden Shjips latest studio album ‘West’, released on Thrill Jockey.
Episode 16, entitled ‘Rest In Pieces’, aired on March 11th in the US and will air in the UK later this year.
ThinkSync are proud to announce that the stunning documentary ‘Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet’ is set for its world premiere at this year’s Cinequest Film Festival.
Music Supervised by Connie Farr, ‘Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet’ is a feature-length documentary that tells the extraordinary story of Jason Becker, a musical prodigy and guitar legend, who has been battling with Lou Gehrig’s Disease for over 22 years. A terminal illness with no available treatment or cure, the disease has trapped Jason inside of his body rendering him completely paralysed. Using an eye communication system invented by his father, Jason is able to escape the confines of his own body and release the music that is trapped inside of his mind. ‘Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet’ is a story of dreams, love and the strength of the human spirit.
Cinequest Film Festival – San Jose, California
Saturday 3rd March at 6:30pm at the San Jose Repertory Theatre
Director Jesse Vile, as well as Jason and his family, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.
For more information on tickets and screenings click here
Watch the trailer here
Rising Norwegian orchestral-pop artist Bellman has been placed in a current Korea Exchange Bank commercial. Airing in Korea territory and online, the beautiful spot shows an athlete training in a gym as letters float around her.
‘Spaceship, Move Slow!’ is taken from Bellman’s debut EP of the same name.
Watch the spot here
ThinkSync are proud to be involved in the upcoming retrospective of acclaimed director Sean Conway, held as part of London Short Film Festival. In association with Pinball Films, the event will be at the ICA this Wednesday 11th January.
Sean Conway has built a huge reputation in recent years, with Dazed and Confused founder Rankin describing him as “a f*cking genius”. Currently working on his debut feature film, Whorses, the event will feature screenings of his most celebrated work, a discussion with the filmmaker, and a post screening DJ set.
More information and tickets can be found here