Air – Pocket Symphony

cocaine-crosswalk

You are a moderately successful indietronica duo whose first album has been critically acclaimed…
What do you want to do?

> HELP

You fail to secure the rights to remix the well known Beatles track.
What do you want to do?

> ITEMS

You are carrying a set of decks, a Mac with Protools installed, a battered copy of ‘A la recherche du temps
perdu’, and two large post rock haircuts.
What do you want to do?

> LOOK

You are a pair of skinny art boys with hip Parisian accents, you are surrounded by adoring pro-ani groupies. On the ground is a book.
What do you want to do?

> PICKUP

You pickup the book and read it, it turns out to be ’Vangelis for Dummies’. Your composition skill increases to 6xp.
What do you want to do?

> PRODUCE

Success! Your second studio album becomes a critically acclaimed and commercially successful chill-out classic. Your self regard increases to 100xp.
What do you want to do?

> KILL TIME

You produce a so so soundtrack for the niece of a wealthy American. The record company are demanding a second album.
What do you want to do?

> LOOK

You are backstage at a ’live’ concert, on the coffee table is a ten pound bag of cocaine. You notice three CD’s on the table, Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works II, The Strangler’s La Folie and Kid A by Radiohead.
What do you want to do?

> LISTEN

You listen and make notes. Your composition skill increases to 40xp.
What do you want to do?

> PRODUCE

You pop out another album. A truck arrives at house with bag of cash. Roger Waters arrives at your apartment with a sheet of blotter acid.
What do you want to do?

> DROP

You make a prank phone call to Alessandro Baricco. Incensed, he threatens a lawsuit.
What do you want to do?

> PRODUCE

In a paranoid haze you remix some Baricco audio books. Baricco is placated, fans are confused.
Record company wants another album. Eager for inspiration, you pop a CD in your sleek black Bang and Olufsen player. It’s a copy of Goldfrapp’s ’Black Cherry’.
What do you want to do?

> PRODUCE

Another studio album, full of half finished ideas from your previous work. Commercial success. Another cash truck arrives. Your integrity decreases to -6xp.
What do you want to do?

> BUY

You purchase a used money bin from Scrooge Mc Duck and take a swim. Record company provideds CD’s from Dustin O’Halloran, ELO, David Bowie and Travis Morrison.
What do you want to do?

> PRODUCE

Pocket Symphony.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s