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Video Game Developer & Director

Karthik Subramanyam | Video Game Developer & Director


SEPTEMBER
2017

FILMS
Following
Dial M for Murder
Solaris (1972)
Hindi Medium
Stalker
Stay
The Jacket

TV SERIES
Twin Peaks (2017)

BOOKS
George Orwell - 1984

MUSIC
Ben Lukas Boysen - Restive
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
Hecq - Conversions
Gong - Shamal
Laibach - Volk
Cult of Luna - Vertikal
Hans Zimmer - Dunkirk (Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Focus - Hamburger Concerto
Soft Machine - Third
Curved Air - Second Album
Nyctophiliac - Dark Side of the Mental
Leprous - Malina
Hammock - Mysterium
Bjørn Riis - Forever Comes To An End
Max Richter - The Leftovers (TV Series Soundtrack)


AUGUST
2017

FILMS
Dunkirk
White God
Koyaanisqatsi
2001: A Space Odyssey

TV SERIES
Twin Peaks (2017)

BOOKS
Victor LaValle - Big Machine

MUSIC
Steven Wilson - To The Bone
David Bowie - The Next Day
Nine Inch Nails - Add Violence
Marillion - Marbles
Hamilton Leithauser - Black Hours
Cosmograf - The Hay-Man Dreams
Iron & Wine - Beast Epic
Passion Pit - Tremendous Sea of Love
Midori Takada - Through the Looking Glass
Kabbalah - Spectral Ascent
Big Black Delta - Trágame Tierra
Arcade Fire - Everything Now


JULY
2017

FILMS
Dead Ringers
Borgman
Closely Watched Trains
Seconds (1966)
Eyes Without A Face (1960)

TV SERIES
Twin Peaks (2017)

BOOKS
Victor LaValle - Big Machine

MUSIC
Ride - Weather Diaries
Secret Colours - Dream Dream
Solar Fields - Until We Meet The Sky
Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP
Arca - Mutant
Caravan - Waterloo Lily
The Who - Who's Next
Sunn O))) & Ulver - Terrestrials
Peter Gabriel - Scratch My Back
No-Man - Schoolyard Ghosts
Makeup and Vanity Set - Charles Park Trilogy
Ulver With Tromsø Chamber Orchestra - Messe I.X-VI.X
Aidan Knight - Each Other
sleepmakeswaves - ...And So We Destroyed Everything
Tangerine Dream - The Seven Letters From Tibet


JUNE
2017

FILMS
Possession (1981)
2001: A Space Odyssey

DOCUMENTARIES
David Lynch: The Art Life

TV SERIES
Twin Peaks (2017)

BOOKS
The Complete Short Stories by Franz Kafka
You Are An Artist: A Practical Approach to Art by Fred Gettings
The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

MUSIC
Emma Ruth Rundle Discography
Roger Waters - Is This The Life We Really Want?
Gazelle Twin - Unflesh
Opeth - Morningrise
Johnny Jewel - Windswept
Sophie Hunger - Supermoon
Peter Gabriel - Passion
Kasabian - Velociraptor!
Au Revoir Simone Discography
Wardruna - Runaljod-Yggdrasil
Scott Walker - Tilt
Röyksopp - Junior
Rage Against The Machine - Evil Empire
No-Man - Together We're Stranger
Moderat - II, III
Marillion - Somewhere Else


MAY
2017

GAMES
DiRT Rally

FILMS
Tenebre
Alien: Covenant

BOOKS
The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

MUSIC
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
Slowdive - Slowdive
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
Gorillaz - Humanz
Fovea Hex Discography
sleepmakeswaves - In Today Already Walks Tomorrow
Forest Swords - Dagger Paths
Camel - Camel
Isildurs Bane & Steve Hogarth - Colours Not Found In Nature
Tangerine Dream - Franz Kafka: The Castle
Submotion Orchestra - Fragments
Procol Harum - Novum


APRIL
2017

GAMES
Zenge

FILMS
Train to Busan (Busanhaeng)
Nocturnal Animals

TV SERIES
Abstract - The Art of Design

MUSIC
Forest Swords - Engravings
Aidan Knight - Small Reveal
sleepmakeswaves - Made Of Breath Only
Kane Ikin - Modern Pressure
Tangerine Dream - Rubycon
Goldfrapp - Silver Eye
Ian Anderson - Homo Erraticus
Pixies - Surfer Rosa
Genesis - Selling England By The Pound
Devin Townsend & Ché Aimee Dorval - Casualties Of Cool
Max Richter - Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works


MARCH
2017

FILMS
Lion
Moonlight
Au Hasard Balthazar
Under the Shadow

MUSIC
The Who - Quadrophenia
Fishbach - A Ta Merci
Robin Foster - Empyrean
Cosmosquad - The Morbid Tango
Tim Bowness - Lost In The Ghost Light


FEBRUARY
2017

FILMS
The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Always Shine
Han Gong-ju
Baraka
The Blackcoat's Daughter

SHORT FILMS
EPOCH by Ash Thorp

MUSIC
Camel - Mirage
Jethro Tull - Aqualung
King Crimson - In The Wake Of Poseidon
Caravan - In The Land Of Grey And Pink
David Bowie - The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust
Goldfrapp - Seventh Tree
Röyksopp - The Understanding
Peter Gabriel - Car, Scratch, Melt, Security
Tim Hecker - Ravedeath 1972
Rush - 2112

Jon Anderson - Song of Seven
Fish - Internal Exile
Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow
John Frusciante - The Empyrean
Nick Drake - Pink Moon
No-Man - Flowermouth
The Beatles - With the Beatles
Yes - Fragile
Talk Talk - The Colour Of Spring
Genesis - Foxtrot
Mew - No More Stories Are Told Today, I'm Sorry, They Washed Away
Angels of Light - We Were Alive!
Aphex Twin - ...I Care Because You Do
Vashti Bunyan - Heartleap
Tracey Thorn - Love and its Opposite
Sunn O))) - White1, White2
Prefab Sprout - Protest Songs
Tears for Fears - Everybody Loves A Happy Ending
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Spacegirl And Other Favorites
Henry Jackman - Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (Soundtrack)


JANUARY
2017

GAMES
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
Papo & Yo

FILMS
The Handmaiden
Toni Erdmann
Samsara
Kubo and the Two Strings

BOOKS
Human, All Too Human by Friedrich Nietzsche

ART
Aesthetica Magazine: Issue 71, 72, 73 & 74

MUSIC
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Euclid

Ian William Craig - Centres
Tim Hecker - Love Streams
Rush - Hemispheres
Jethro Tull - Benefit
RPWL - Wanted
Brian Eno - The Ship
Jenny Hval - Viscera
Shearwater - Winged Life
Childish Gambino - "Awaken, My Love!"
The Dear Hunter - Act V: Hymns With The Devil In Confessional
Aaron Parks - Alive In Japan
Squarepusher - Feed Me Weird Things
Marillion - Fugazi
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
No-Man - Loveblows & Lovecries - A Confession
Angels of Light - How I Loved You
Michael Gira - Somniloquist


DECEMBER
2016

FILMS
Arrival
Assassin's Creed
The Red Turtle
The Eyes of My Mother

TV SERIES
Planet Earth II

MUSIC
Kate Bush - Before the Dawn
David Bowie - The Gouster

Bent Knee - Say So
Timecop1983 - Running in the Dark
Moon Duo – Shadow of the Sun
Dot Hacker - How's Your Process (Work & Play)
Wolfgang Voigt - Versammlung 1
Big Big Train - Folklore
Knifeworld - Bottled Out Of Eden
We Lost The Sea - The Quietest Place On Earth
Squarepusher - Ufabulum
Aaron Parks - Arborescence
Tim Bowness - Stupid Things That Mean The World
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions - Until the Hunter


NOVEMBER
2016

FILMS
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Wailing (Goksung)
Don't Breathe
Lo and Behold Reveries of the Connected World

TV SERIES
Black Mirror (Season 3)

MUSIC
Perturbator - Dangerous Days
Cosmograf - Capacitor
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Flower Kings - Desolation Rose
Talk Talk - It's My Life
Paul Simon - Paul Simon
Michael Gira - Drainland
Angels of Light - New Mother
Strawbs - Strawbs
John Foxx and Louis Gordon - Crash and Burn


OCTOBER
2016

GAMES
Virginia

FILMS
Come and See (Idi i smotri)
The Neon Demon
Café Society
Polytechnique

TV SERIES
Mr. Robot

MUSIC
Opeth - The Sorceress
Marillion - F.E.A.R.
Dead Can Dance - Aion
Dead Can Dance - Into the Labyrinth
Lisa Gerrard - Twilight Kingdom
Big Black Delta - Big Black Delta
Big Black Delta - Trágame Tierra
Alcest - Kodama
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
The Black Ryder - The Door Behind the Door
The Black Ryder - Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride


SEPTEMBER
2016

GAMES
Virginia (Demo)

FILMS
Goodnight Mommy
Equals
Transcendence
The Man Who Knew Infinity

MUSIC
The Aristocrats - Culture Clash
The Aristocrats - Tres Caballeros
Genesis - Trespass
Genesis - Nursery Cryme
Steve Hackett - Voyage Of The Acolyte
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Tarkus
Marillion - Script For A Jester's Tear
Lacuna Coil - Karmacode
Swans - Love Of Life
Swans - White Light From The Mouth Of Infinity
Alcest - Ecailles De Lune
Cosmograf - The Man Left In Space
Se Delan - Drifter
Sigur Rós - Takk...
Alcest - Ecailles De Lune

Cosmograf - The Man Left In Space
Se Delan - Drifter
Sigur Rós - Takk...
XTC - Drums and Wires
Björk - Biophilia
Björk - Vulnicura
Lisa Gerrard - The Black Opal
Dead Can Dance - Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun
Low - Long Division
Mazzy Star - Among My Swan
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions - Through The Devil Softly
The Beatles - Please Please Me
Perturbator - Night Driving Avenger
This Mortal Coil - Blood
Tears for Fears - The Seeds of Love
David Bowie - Pin Ups
Radiohead - Amnesiac
Radiohead - Hail to the Thief
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
Pixies - Surfer Rosa
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Stage Whisper


AUGUST
2016

SHORT FILMS
Rabbits by David Lynch
Hotel Chevalier by Wes Anderson
Curfew by Shawn Christensen
We'll Find Something by Casey Gooden
Absurda by David Lynch
The Grandmother by David Lynch
The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse
Dumbland by David Lynch
Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren & Alexandr Hackenschmied

FILMS
Die Dunkle Seite Des Mondes
April and the Extraordinary World

MUSIC
The Pineapple Thief - Your Wilderness
Perturbator - The Uncanny Valley
Bohren & der Club of Gore - Midnight Radio
Tim Bowness - Abandoned Dancehall Dreams
Tears for Fears - Raoul And The Kings Of Spain
David Bowie - Aladdin Sane
Radiohead - Kid A
Max Richter - SLEEP
Popol Vuh - Agape-Agape Love-Love
Sigur Rós - ()
Lacuna Coil - In A Reverie
Within Temptation - Enter
Sunn O))) - Flight of the Behemoth
Electric Light Orchestra - On the Third Day
Simon & Garfunkel - Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.
Big Big Train - Gathering Speed


JULY
2016

GAMES
Her Story
A Bird Story
Rituals

BOOKS
Human, All Too Human by Friedrich Nietzsche

FILMS
The Master
Midnight Special
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy
Perfetti Sconosciuti

MUSIC
Swans - To Be Kind
Swans - The Glowing Man
Comus - First Utterance
Björk - Vespertine
John Foxx - Metamatic
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica
Dead Can Dance - Dead Can Dance
This Mortal Coil - It'll End in Tears
Anderson / Stolt - Invention of Knowledge
King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name
Fish - Vigil In A Wilderness Of Mirrors
Jethro Tull - This Was


JUNE
2016

GAMES
Grow Home
Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist

FILMS
Embrace of the Serpent
Only Yesterday
Take Shelter
Aparajito

SHORT FILMS
Deciphering by Vinnoth Krishnan

MUSIC
Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Swans - The Seer
Björk - Post
The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen
Tears for Fears - Elemental
iamthemorning - Lighthouse
The Anchoress - Confessions of a Romance Novelist
Lacuna Coil - Delirium
James Blake - The Colour in Anything
Katatonia - The Great Cold Distance


MAY
2016

GAMES
Grow Home

FILMS
Son of Saul
The Invitation
The Witch
Pather Panchali
Sightseers
The Man Who Sleeps

SHORT FILMS
Operator by Caroline Bartleet and Rebecca Morgan
OFFF Barcelona 2014 - Main Titles by Anthony Scott Burns

MUSIC
Electric Eye - Different Sun

Myrkur - M
Low - I Could Live In Hope
Björk - Debut
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
Jim Guthrie - A Thousand Songs
Nils Frahm - Electric Piano
This Heat - This Heat
Jon Anderson - Olias Of Sunhillow
Yes - Yes
Popul Vuh - In Den Garten Pharaos
Electric Light Orchestra - ELO 2
XTC - Go 2
Radiohead - The Bends
Keane - The Theft of Octo
Max Richter - From the Art of Mirrors
Petri Alanko - Quantum Break (Original Game Soundtrack)


APRIL
2016

FILMS
Kill List
A Woman Is A Woman
The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Dark City
Persepolis

DOCUMENTARIES
Stanley Kubrick - The Lost Tapes
For Grace

MUSIC
Chaos Echoes - Transient
Kreng - Zomer

Bohren & der Club of Gore - Gore Motel
Circuit des Yeux - In Plain Speech
Sunn O))) - Flight of the Behemoth
The Cinematic Orchestra - Ma Fleur
The Cinematic Orchestra - Man With A Movie Camera
Sigur Rós - Von
Sigur Rós - Ágætus Byrjun
Neal Morse - One
David Bowie - David Bowie
Radiohead - Pablo Honey
Tears for Fears - Songs from the Big Chair
Max Richter - Memoryhouse
Electric Light Orchestra - Electric Light Orchestra


MARCH
2016

FILMS
Day of the Fight (Short Film by Stanley Kubrick)

DOCUMENTARIES
A World Unseen (Making of 'The Revenant')
Racing Extinction

MUSIC
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto & Bryce Dessner - The Revenant (Original Score)
Faunts Discography

 

A. Taylor Discography
Godley & Creme - Consequences
Neal Morse - The Grand Experiment
Lorde - Pure Heroine
Antimatter - Fear of a Unique Identity
Antimatter - The Judas Table
Tears for Fears - The Hurting
XTC - White Music
The Cinematic Orchestra Discography
John Wesley - Disconnect
Planet Boelex - Little World


FEBRUARY
2016

FILMS
The Revenant
Room
The Hateful Eight
Macbeth
Regression

DOCUMENTARIES
The Act of Killing
David Bowie - Sound and Vision

MUSIC
The Mute Gods – Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me
Dream Theater - The Astonishing
Worldengine - Dark Matters
Abigail's Ghost Discography
Lonely Robot - Please Come Home
Marco Minnemann - Celebration
Fovea Hex - The Glacial Lake
Various Artists - TF100
Gavin Harrison - Cheating the Polygraph


JANUARY
2016

GAMES
Papo & Yo

FILMS
The Stanford Prison Experiment
The Man Who Fell To Earth
Knight of Cups
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Frequencies
The Lobster
The Walk
Youth

DOCUMENTARIES
Making a Murderer
Terms and Conditions May Apply

MUSIC
Steven Wilson - 4 ½
David Bowie - Blackstar
Imogen Heap Discography
Ian Brown Discography
Elliott Smith Discography
Duett - Borderline
Red Aura - Tulpa (Score)
Rachel Portman & David Snell - The Cider House Rules (Score)


DECEMBER
2015

GAMES
Ether One

FILMS
Victoria
Holy Motors
The Beyond
The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears
Kafuka: Inaka isha (Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor)

MUSIC
Steven Wilson - Transience
Bruce Soord - Bruce Soord
Pilotpriest Discography
Brian Eno Discography
Julia Holter Discography
Cigarettes After Sex Discography
Jared Emerson-Johnson - The Wolf Among Us (Score)
The Conet Project - Recordings of Shortwave Numbers Stations


NOVEMBER
2015

FILMS
Peur(s) Du Noir
The Science of Sleep
1408
Altered States
Frances Ha
The Hunt
We Need to Talk About Kevin

MUSIC
Wang Wen - 0.7
Pg.lost - Key
RPWL Discography
Mono Discography

Chroma Key Discography
Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness
Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line
Summer Effect - Nothing But Hope
April Rain - Waiting For Sunrise
Lusine - A Certain Distance
Crustation - Bloom
Harakiri For The Sky - Aokigahara
Sulphur Aeon - Gateway To The Antisphere
Tribulation - The Children of the Night
Collapse Under The Empire - Shoulders & Giants
Yndi Halda - Enjoy Eternal Bliss
Followed By Ghosts - Dear Monsters, Be Patient
Endless Melancholy - Her Name In A Language Of Stars


OCTOBER
2015

GAMES
Tulpa
The Moon Sliver
Mind: Path to Thalamus

FILMS
Beyond the Black Rainbow
Ghost in the Shell
Perfect Sense
The Quiet Earth
Europa Report
Berberian Sound Studio

VIDEO ESSAYS
A Message from Akira Kurosawa

MUSIC
Audrey Fall - Mitau
Terronaut - Terronaut
Russian Circles - Station
Toundra - I, II, III, IV
Anatomy Of The Bear - Anatomy Of The Bear
Purson - The Circle and the Blue Door
Portishead Discography
Kid Loco Discography
Tosca Discography
Morcheeba Discography
Ben Salisbury & Geoff Barrow - Ex Machina (Score)


SEPTEMBER
2015

BOOKS
Catching the Big Fish by David Lynch

FILMS
The Haunting
Lost Highway
Wild Heart
The One I Love
The Innocents
The Wind Rises
Grave of the Fireflies

TV SERIES
Cosmos - A Space Time Odyssey

MUSIC
David Lynch - The Big Dream
Clint Mansell - Moon (Score)
Tony Anderson - Seasons
Tony Anderson - Finding Home (Score)
Trentemøller - Lost
Dorena - Nuet
Mooncake - Lagrange Points
Edvard Graham Lewis - All Over
We Lost The Sea - Departure Songs
Zero 7 Discography


AUGUST
2015

GAMES
Stanley Parable

FILMS
Twin Peaks Fire Walk with Me
Coherence
Another Earth

TV SERIES
Twin Peaks

MUSIC
Airbag - The Greatest Show On Earth
Airbag - Identity
Airbag - All Rights Removed
Massive Attack - 100th Window
Bjorn Riis - Lullabies In A Car Crash
Memories of Machines - Warm Winter
Audiomachine - Phenomena
Fall On Your Sword - Another Earth (Score)


JULY
2015

GAMES
Primordia

FILMS
Moon
Missing (1982)
Fantastic Planet

DOCUMENTARIES
Hans Zimmer Revealed

VIDEO ESSAYS
Stanley Kubrick - The Director Series
The Martin Scorsese Film School

MUSIC
Gareth Coker - Ori and the Blind Forest (Score)
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
Ride - Nowhere
Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth
The Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
James Blake - Overgrown
Transatlantic - Kaleidoscope


JUNE
2015

GAMES
Spirits
One Chance
GRID Autosport

FILMS
Ex Machina
Mad Max: Fury Road
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

MUSIC
Esther Maria - Said & Done
Courtly Love - Mirage
Timecop1983 - Journeys
OGRE - 195
Tycho Discography
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) Discography


MAY
2015

GAMES
SkyDrift
DiRT 3 Complete Edition

FILMS
Love Streams
Citizenfour

MUSIC
Slowdive - Blue Day

 

Slowdive - Souvlaki
Slowdive - I Saw the Sun
Grouper - Ruins
Asmus Tietchens - Kontakt der Jünglinge
Bohren and Der Club Of Gore - Black Earth
Ray LaMontagne - Supernova
Ray LaMontagne - Till The Sun Turns Black
The Future Sound of London - Lifeforms
The Future Sound of London - Dead Cities
From Books and Dreams - Message


APRIL
2015

GAMES
Gone Home

BOOKS
Illustrative Rendering in Team Fortress 2 - Valve

FILMS
David and Lisa
Strangers On A Train

TV SERIES
The Twilight Zone

MUSIC
Konstellaatio - ø
The Contortionist - Language
Pawel Blaszczak - Dying Light (Score)
Michael Wandmacher & Tsukasa Saitoh - Bloodborne (Score)


MARCH
2015

GAMES
GRID Autosport

BOOKS
Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase. Deluxe Edition

FILMS
Birdman
Whiplash
The Litte Death
The Last Seduction
Clouds of Sils Maria

MUSIC
Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.


FEBRUARY
2015

GAMES
Machinarium
Portal 2

FILMS
The Thin Red Line
Nightcrawler
The Straight Story
Breaking Away

MUSIC
Bass Communion - Cenotaph
Bass Communion - I, II, III
TesseracT - One
The Radio Dept. - Pet Grief
Tangerine Dream - Zeit
Tangerine Dream - Atem


JANUARY
2015

GAMES
Commandos 2: Men of Courage
Papo & Yo
The Swapper

FILMS
Dead Man's Shoes
Jodorowsky's Dune
Blue Ruin

MUSIC
Eels - Wonderful, Glorius
Gazpacho - Tick Tock
Gazpacho - Night
Se Delan - The Fall


 

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