In parts, it is unmistakably the Kasabian writer and guitarist's work, but at other times completely different. While the Favourites opening riff would not sound out of place on the band's third album, West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum, second single Nobody Else sounds like it should be played as the sun comes up in Ibiza. Not bound by the ties that come with being one of the biggest UK bands of the 21st century, Pizzorno says he felt free "to just see what it could be". … [Read more...] about Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno: ‘I think there’ll be a social media rebellion’
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That was the key to everything I created at BuzzFeed – and I created a lot over five years of working there. It all came down to one simple thing: if I was interested in it, if I wanted to tell my friends about it, chances are other people would too. Whether it was a ranking of Australian lollies and chocolates, a quiz about which Chris was the best Chris, or a list exploring what it’s really like to have anxiety, I knew hundreds of thousands – and sometimes millions – of people would understand and want to share it. That’s what going “viral” is about. It’s not a cynical numbers grab, not for me anyway. Every view was a real person, and how they shared and talked about my work taught me more every day not just about creating content but about being human and forging connections. … [Read more...] about The secret to going viral: how I got 10 million hits each month
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