Today marks the official release of What Are The Odds?—a free interactive book for the iPad that I recently designed for LA indie band, UBYK, with lead singer Roman Roze. Several months in the making, What Are The Odds? reflects my desire to help bands connect with their audience in a more meaningful and entertaining way. Running RökRiot has afforded me insights into how record labels, musicians and other designers are enhancing album releases and it has inspired me to develop projects that provide creative ways for musicians to interact with their fans. Continue reading
Audible color does something amazing—it plays music by reading color. Dubbed an “audio-visual instrument,” audible color generates sound based on colors detected by a camera. Created by two students at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID), audible color provides Continue reading
Excellent documentary and behind-the-scenes look at an art installation that generates musical patterns based upon your body movements. Electricity Comes From Other Planets will be Continue reading
Rob Jones is an illustrator/designer from Austin, Texas. And he probably has the most interesting bio I’ve ever read.
I think this may be an appropriate time to remind you that RokRiot’s 2nd anniversary is rapidly approaching. Another Gig Poster Giveaway week is about to begin . . . Stay tuned.
Illustrator Cesar Moreno hails from Mexico City and has a terrifically gritty style that combines sketch-like line work with dramatic perspectives and cinematic action, resulting in an intense style of illustration that is quite unique. The above illustrations of Iggy Pop and Bob Marley really Continue reading
Refreshing visual style from Chicago gig poster designer Dan MacAdam and his print shop, Crosshair Silkscreen. Love the focus on photography and the use of Chicago-area locales.
Luanna is an iPad app and audiovisual playground from Tokyo-based developers, phontwerp_, who specialize in “Sound Design and Sound Art”—sounds like a dream-job to me.
Direct from phontwerp_: “luanna is an audio-visual application designed for the iPad that allows you to control sonic artist Continue reading
Above is a beautiful papercraft music video for Ödland’s single, “Østersøen,” which appears on the band’s recent album, Sankta Lucia. The video was directed by illustrator and designer Vincent Pianina and Ödland member, Lorenzo Papace. “Østersøen” is complemented by an enchanting series of process photos that prove the Continue reading