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Category Archives: Music
Flemish comics Wunderkind Brecht Evens came up with this wonderful sleeve design for the first album by French retro-psychedelic folk jazz combo, Altavoz. Thank God for the sheer size of vinyl…
To celebrate International Cash Day (or, the birthday of the Man in Black) on February 26, Seattle radio KEXP invited cartoonist David Lasky to create a short strip about 1968, possibly the most consequential year in Johnny Cash‘s life. One … Continue reading
Writer Sean T. Collins not only wrote one of the most gripping David Bowie comics ever, he also turns out to be a major collector of Bowie themed cartoonist art. Collected at festivals between 2008 and 2010, the gallery features some 103 … Continue reading
A couple of months ago (make that half a year, more like), I mentioned the statues that Ever Meulen designed for my home town. Since then two more statues have been added to the series, making it a total of … Continue reading
Cartoonist Sammy Harkham created the artwork for the new album by Bonnie Prince Billy, Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongues. And splendourful it is!
Sometimes things happen in your back yard, and you need somebody on the other side of the globe to bring your attention to it. A couple of years ago, Belgian composer Walter Hus has created an opera based on Chris … Continue reading
The city where I live played quite an important role in the history of rock music in Belgium, and music festivals in particular. From its inception in 1965 until its demise in 1981, Jazz Bilzen was one of the most … Continue reading
Spruit was a monthly comics magazine that ran in the early 1970’s. It was published by the visual design and art collective Ercola in Antwerp and was clearly influenced by American underground comic books. I’ve managed to track down three … Continue reading
In France everything is comics, and comics is everything. As is proven again by this splendid booklet, added to the French release of Pulp’s single Common People in 1995 in lieu of a lyrics sheet. It is a short comic … Continue reading