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  • Now available as a Digital Download Maps of the Future Mind   This 6 minute piece of video art is a segment of the London 2012 games, created using a...

    Store: ‘Maps of the Future Mind’ (Lumen Prize Exhibition)

    Now available as a Digital Download Maps of the Future Mind   This 6 minute piece of video art is a segment of the London 2012 games, created using a…

  • 2013′s musical output has been pretty strong across the board with lots of new forms and interpretations of themes re/surfacing, so it’s no surprise to hear classic rave sounds bubbling...

    Balance Series: Firesnake

    2013′s musical output has been pretty strong across the board with lots of new forms and interpretations of themes re/surfacing, so it’s no surprise to hear classic rave sounds bubbling…

  • Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian Photograph: Dave M Benett/Getty Images People who are familiar with Massive Attack and the band’s visual output will be well aware of the multiple...

    Discover: 3D (Robert Del Naja)

    Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian Photograph: Dave M Benett/Getty Images People who are familiar with Massive Attack and the band’s visual output will be well aware of the multiple…

  • Todd McLellan likes to mess with things. He likes nothing better than to get a big fat screwdriver and make something that was once complete and powerful into a naked and shameful puddle of it's own parts. I like him for that.

    Discover: Todd McLellan – Disassembly

    Todd McLellan likes to mess with things. He likes nothing better than to get a big fat screwdriver and make something that was once complete and powerful into a naked and shameful puddle of it’s own parts. I like him for that.

  • This unreleased track from Kieran Hebden was originally made way back when his third LP ‘Rounds’ was released, but due to an un-cleared Tori Amos sample this version was left...

    MP3 Takeaway: Four Tet – Unspoken (Unreleased Version)

    This unreleased track from Kieran Hebden was originally made way back when his third LP ‘Rounds’ was released, but due to an un-cleared Tori Amos sample this version was left…

  • What a golden summer it was. 1996 and the sound of drum and bass was kicking out from streets and clubs all over the place, including Nation in Liverpool, home...

    MP3 Breakaway: LTJ Bukem@Cream BBC1 Essential Mix 25.08.1996

    What a golden summer it was. 1996 and the sound of drum and bass was kicking out from streets and clubs all over the place, including Nation in Liverpool, home…

  •   One of the most influential artists and designers within the music scene Storm Thorgerson passed away after a battle with illness. In his 40 year design career he created...

    ReDiscover: Storm Thorgerson

      One of the most influential artists and designers within the music scene Storm Thorgerson passed away after a battle with illness. In his 40 year design career he created…

  • With the sad passing of legendary Hipgnosis designer Storm Thorgerson, we can use this moment to take stock of design’s broader health within the music industry. Music and art go...

    Design in the Music Industry

    With the sad passing of legendary Hipgnosis designer Storm Thorgerson, we can use this moment to take stock of design’s broader health within the music industry. Music and art go…

  • Wow, these works jump right out. They’re 2D works just painted in a 3D effect by Peeta, a painter, sculptor, graphic designer & graffiti artist who hails from Venice, Italy....

    Discover: Peeta

    Wow, these works jump right out. They’re 2D works just painted in a 3D effect by Peeta, a painter, sculptor, graphic designer & graffiti artist who hails from Venice, Italy….

  • Karl Hyde is a delightful man. He brings light in. As a dedicated follower of the electronic group Underworld for 20 years now, I’ve come to love the cheeky, wistful,...

    Discover: Karl Hyde

    Karl Hyde is a delightful man. He brings light in. As a dedicated follower of the electronic group Underworld for 20 years now, I’ve come to love the cheeky, wistful,…

  • Path of Souls Mix Collection Part 8 Arcadia The journey continues into Arcadia; said to be man’s rustic paradise on Earth, an otherworldly garden of exotic plants, architecture and symbolic...

    Path of Souls Mix Collection Part 8 Arcadia The journey continues into Arcadia; said to be man’s rustic paradise on Earth, an otherworldly garden of exotic plants, architecture and symbolic…

  • It’s been a busy year for me what with projects, clients, awards and family to contend with, so here we are one year on and with a sea change in...

    Music Design Gallery

    It’s been a busy year for me what with projects, clients, awards and family to contend with, so here we are one year on and with a sea change in…

  • Art? Check Time-Lapse Photography? Check Play on light? Check Nature? Check Dereliction? Check Atmosphere? Check Weird Sounds? Check NASA? Check So really I was always going to be drawn to...

    Discover : Jeff Frost

    Art? Check Time-Lapse Photography? Check Play on light? Check Nature? Check Dereliction? Check Atmosphere? Check Weird Sounds? Check NASA? Check So really I was always going to be drawn to…

  • A new twist on the MP3 Takeaway, grab a monthly slice of drum & bass action from the hottest up and coming DJs courtesy of LTJ Bukem and his FABRICLIVE...

    MP3 Breakaway : Calculon (FABRICLIVE x Bukem In Session Mix)

    A new twist on the MP3 Takeaway, grab a monthly slice of drum & bass action from the hottest up and coming DJs courtesy of LTJ Bukem and his FABRICLIVE…

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  • Kanye’s Controversial Album Cover Design It wouldn’t feel like a Kayne West album if there wasn’t some sort of controversy attached to it, and true to form, the design for...

    Hip Hop Album Art Gets a Facelift (and a Boobjob)

    Kanye’s Controversial Album Cover Design It wouldn’t feel like a Kayne West album if there wasn’t some sort of controversy attached to it, and true to form, the design for…

  •     This year I had the chance to present an idea for a tourism mobile app service, as a finalist in the Banbury Innovation Awards. Now in it’s sixth...

    Tourismo – A 21st Century window into the past present and future

        This year I had the chance to present an idea for a tourism mobile app service, as a finalist in the Banbury Innovation Awards. Now in it’s sixth…

  • …and so to October’s round up of design in the world of music. There’s new material from Bjork and her interactive app based album Biophilia, likewise a single from Gruff...

    Music Design Gallery – October 11

    …and so to October’s round up of design in the world of music. There’s new material from Bjork and her interactive app based album Biophilia, likewise a single from Gruff…

  • “BOXPARK™ is not some run-of-the-mall shopping centre. It’s a living, fertile community of brands packed with talent, innovation and attitude that puts creativity and fashion back where they belong: on...

    Discover: Boxpark

    “BOXPARK™ is not some run-of-the-mall shopping centre. It’s a living, fertile community of brands packed with talent, innovation and attitude that puts creativity and fashion back where they belong: on…

  •   “Street beat, psych pop” That’s how the Phantogram duo of Josh Carter (vocals, guitars) and Sarah Barthel (vocals, keyboards), describe their music which sits somewhere between the breathy sassy...

    MP3 Takeaway: Phantogram – Don’t Move

      “Street beat, psych pop” That’s how the Phantogram duo of Josh Carter (vocals, guitars) and Sarah Barthel (vocals, keyboards), describe their music which sits somewhere between the breathy sassy…

  • Some of the best designs for music releases over the past month from the likes of The Orb, The Cinematic Orchestra, Coldplay and Ladytron.

    Music Design Gallery – September 2011

    Some of the best designs for music releases over the past month from the likes of The Orb, The Cinematic Orchestra, Coldplay and Ladytron.

  • Everyone knows the iconic colourful and in-your-face artwork for The Sex Pistol’s ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ album. A spanking neon block with cut & paste text that went on to...

    Events: Jamie Reid – ‘The Ragged Kingdom’. Legendary punk artist sets up camp.

    Everyone knows the iconic colourful and in-your-face artwork for The Sex Pistol’s ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ album. A spanking neon block with cut & paste text that went on to…

  • An epic lo-fi track from rising star Zola Jesus. Atmospheric, haunting and adventurous, Vessel starts sparse; a piano with zipping electronic precussion -that instantly reminded me of Massive Attack’s ‘Teardrop’-...

    MP3 Takeaway: Zola Jesus – Vessel

    An epic lo-fi track from rising star Zola Jesus. Atmospheric, haunting and adventurous, Vessel starts sparse; a piano with zipping electronic precussion -that instantly reminded me of Massive Attack’s ‘Teardrop’-…

  • Class Actress is sultry Brooklynite Elizabeth Harper with Scott Rosenthal and Mark Richardson, who bring you melancholic electro numbers that lodge in your mind. The songs are an indulgent return...

    MP3 Takeaway: Class Actress – Keep You

    Class Actress is sultry Brooklynite Elizabeth Harper with Scott Rosenthal and Mark Richardson, who bring you melancholic electro numbers that lodge in your mind. The songs are an indulgent return…

  • Here are some more quirky music designs for albums and singles released throughout June, featuring some crazily illustrated mindscapes, excellent cut & paste jobs and some atmospheric wilderness photography. <<...

    Music Design Gallery – July 2011

    Here are some more quirky music designs for albums and singles released throughout June, featuring some crazily illustrated mindscapes, excellent cut & paste jobs and some atmospheric wilderness photography. <<…

  • There are limited instances in musical history, where a small snippet of sound has influenced a whole new genre of music. Roll on back to 1969 and place yourself in...

    Retro Corner: ‘The Amen Break’ – 6 seconds that changed music

    There are limited instances in musical history, where a small snippet of sound has influenced a whole new genre of music. Roll on back to 1969 and place yourself in…

  • Sascha Ring is the Berliner behind Apparat, creating amazing electronic sounds for both the dancefloor and the head. Apparat has quickly become one of my favourite producers as he blends...

    MP3 Takeaway: Apparat – Black Water

    Sascha Ring is the Berliner behind Apparat, creating amazing electronic sounds for both the dancefloor and the head. Apparat has quickly become one of my favourite producers as he blends…

  • What women would do for handbags… But what would women do for rucksacks? Those crusty and more often than not smelly articles of backwear, that conjour up long wet walks...

    Discover: ‘RUXX’ Designer British Handbags & Rucksacks

    What women would do for handbags… But what would women do for rucksacks? Those crusty and more often than not smelly articles of backwear, that conjour up long wet walks…

  • This track is a bassy little bubbler taking cues from the likes of dubstep pioneer Burial, atmospheric vocals mixed with R&B licks and a nice rolling percussive backing. Deep yet...

    MP3 Takeaway: Machinedrum – TMPL

    This track is a bassy little bubbler taking cues from the likes of dubstep pioneer Burial, atmospheric vocals mixed with R&B licks and a nice rolling percussive backing. Deep yet…

  • So the process has begun. Away from all the behind-the-scenes preparations and frantic building of stadia, the scene is set for the public to get involved in the UK’s first...

    London 2012 Olympic Torch Design

    So the process has begun. Away from all the behind-the-scenes preparations and frantic building of stadia, the scene is set for the public to get involved in the UK’s first…

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