The Noisettes ‘Contact’ – Bottle This

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Music is incredibly useful in understanding the world of fragrance. Not only is scent constructed in a manner akin to scoring music, but it too is focused on capturing and provoking emotional response. Many articles and blogposts have been written on the similarities between the two, so I won’t go too deep into the subject, but will say I find the science of both to be quite fascinating. I’ve always …continue…

Silencio from Mulholland Drive – Bottle This

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Silencio “No Hay Banda… This is a Tape Recording.” The “Silencio” clip from David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive. Amazing use of sound and color to advance the plot is mesmerizing. Features a cover of Roy Orbison’s “Crying” that is hauntingly genius. It’s no wonder Lynch has been hired to direct so many fragrance commercials over the years. What do you think about the sights and sounds in Lynch’s Mulholland Drive? Does …continue…

Bottle This

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Anyone who’s ever been out with me can attest to the fact that I carry around a lot of “stuff” in my bag. At any given time, I normally have on me: three cameras (a flip, a digital, and my iPhone), blotters, random fragrances I’m testing, tissues, plastic bags, sample vials, a notepad, and probably a few hundred little pieces of paper covered in scribbles. I keep all this with …continue…