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Category Archives: Music
When David Bowie announced a new album after ten years of silence, a feeding frenzy broke out among the presserati. Flemish daily De Morgen this weekend contributed to the looking-back-and-looking-forward action with an article about Bowie’s outfits throughout his carreer … Continue reading
New music comes to life in a cartoon strip manner in these little ads for Chilean radio station Horizonte. Artwork for these ads is by the Manu Studio. (via I Believe In Advertising, which has bigger versions)
Every week Marc Weidenbaum of the excellent Disquiet music website throws a sonic challenge to his audience under the monicker Disquiet Junto. Musicians are asked to come up with an original composition based on a number of fixed constraints. Marc is … Continue reading
Who knew that the poster Jaime Hernandez created for Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour actually illustrated the show’s introduction ? This movie shows it all.
The Oliver East – Elbow connection keeps on growing. Richard points us toward this video for the new Elbow single, Open Arms, which is essentially an animated short by Mr. East. Brilliant.
David Lasky and Frank M. Young have been working on a graphic novel biography of seminal roots and country music pioneers the Carter Family for quite a while, but only now they have made the first pages from the book … Continue reading
It’s becoming a beautiful tradition – new painfully beautiful records by Manchester band Elbow, illustrated with equally beautiful cover art by Oliver East. East has provided the artwork for all Elbow releases since the 2008 single Grounds for Divorce (including … Continue reading
Cartoonist Becky Cloonan (Demo, Northlanders) created the cover art for the new Underpass album, Submergence. If the music is as appropriately moody as the illustration, I think I’m going to like it.
The concept of John Lennon’s works being covered may not be that earth-shattering, but this is a special case. As part of Robert Goodin’s consistently excellent Covered project, which features cartoonists and illustrators reenvisioning classic comic covers, Mike Loveland did … Continue reading