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Out of Office Hymn

While most agencies in Amsterdam try to show how state of the art they are by building digital applications, 180 turns – tada! – 180 degrees and goes back to the times when the written word – let alone the digital word – didn’t exist… More.

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Halloween Tracks

Even though creative minds like to come up with unique ideas, sometimes different minds, at two opposite sides of the globe, think alike. Take this new ad for the “Halloween Tracks Special” in Het Concertgebouw (concert hall) in Amsterdam that was released this week. Not the only… More.

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Amp.Amsterdam works for Vodafone

Vodafone has hired Amp.Amsterdam to manage all its music affairs; as from now on it will advise the mobile provider on a strategic, tactical and operational level. Quite unique for a brand, but it matches with Vodafone’s new business strategy to hire specialists, rather than… More.

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Phonetic bird tweets

The Dutch Society for the Protection of Birds (Vogelbescherming) organises the National Bird Week – from 17 till 25 May. A week that aims to stimulate people to discover new birds. But instead of urging people to go out with their binoculars, the society has given… More.

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The sound of London

To promote Fogg, a borderless internet access solution, Amsterdam and Stockholm based creative agency Perfect Fools re-imagned London’s skyline in soundwaves. The track “The Sound of London,” composed by electro-house producer Prova, has taken the distinctive skyline of London and replicated the shapes of the buildings… More.

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Music + Sound Award for ‘Torture’

The only Dutch sound studio winning a prize at the Music + Sound Awards last week was Audenity with “Torture” for Amnesty in the category “Best Sounddesign in Non-broadcast/Viral” advertising. Niels den Otter: “I don’t want to sound cocky, but I think we deserved it. Recently the… More.

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One Phrase Serenade

Known for their intelligent lyrics and even for introducing new words in the Dutch language (like ‘watskeburt’) De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig is one of the most loved hiphop bands in the Netherlands for the past years. Indie Amsterdam was able to get (read: pay) one… More.

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Tweetphony

The Dutch Metropole orchestra is not subsidised anymore and therefore its existence is currently under threat. To raise some awareness around the orchestra’s precarious situation Havas and Perfect Fools created this ‘Tweetphony’ concept, a dedicated website on which you can write your own ‘symphony’ in… More.

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The Switch

After The Entrance and The Date, this is the third Heineken commercial in the ‘Open Your World’ series – with fantasy, glamour, and music playing an important role. The one thing that struck us is that this commercial is not made by Wieden+Kennedy, but by… More.

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Hooded

Scary shit. Seeing torture from underneath a hood makes you almost feel what it’s like. Since you don’t see too much of what is actually happening, it’s especially the sound design that makes you gasp for air. Created for Amnesty International, the film was directed… More.

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