The Sunny Side of Truth is a US website dealing with the facts and myths of cigarettes and the tobacco industry from a unique perspective. You get all sorts of strange facts and figures as well as videos/ads like this:
‘The Magical Amount’
The website has also commissioned a mixtape with remixes from Diplo, Z-Trip, Mixmaster Mike, DJ Spooky, Pete Rock and more. Basically, each remix takes its samples from the above ads (which is why for the last week I had no clue what messed up cartoon about smoking they came from). It’s an interesting concept, deserving of a quick poke around the site and a listen to the songs which can be downloaded in a ZIP file.
In other mixtape news: Try out Pascal’s Country Sounds “Party Hardy” Mixtape” – Go Go Ninja Dinosaur!
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.