Category: MUSIC

Apr 15, 2012

Using Art to Bring Sheet Music to Life

Using Art to Bring Sheet Music to Life

Artwork by People Too @ peopletoo.ru People Too are an amazing Russian artist duo best known for their incredible paper craft. Hailing from Novosibirsk, they chronicle their wonderful projects on Live Journal (http://peopletoo.livejournal.com/), where you can really get a sense of their artistry and skill with paper. However in the series below, People…

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Apr 3, 2012

40 Music Stars Before They Were Famous

40 Music Stars Before They Were Famous

Sometimes it’s important to remember that every musician starts as an amateur. All of the mega music stars below may appear larger than life but many (not all) went through some awkward years, they took the same yearbook photos you have and at one point they weren’t the famous celebrities you see today. Here’s…

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Mar 14, 2012

High Speed Photographs Made From Music

High Speed Photographs Made From Music

Artwork and Photograph by MARKUS REUGELS German artist Markus Reugels specializes in high-speed and macro photography. By isolating the basslines from techno tracks, Markus captured these incredible (and brief) moments of explosive colour. He accomplishes this feat by the following methodology: 1. Uses water and paint and places it in the middle of…

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Mar 13, 2012

Hidden Landscapes Inside Musical Instruments

Hidden Landscapes Inside Musical Instruments

Art Direction by Bjoern Ewers for the Berliner Philharmoniker In a 2009 print campaign for the Chamber Orchestra of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Art Director Bjoern Ewers captured the insides of instruments, revealing the hidden landscapes within. The interiors appear larger than life, with each instrument conveying a different emotion and sense of space.…

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Mar 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Stage Presence

Picture of the Day: Stage Presence

STAGE PRESENCE Photograph via Jay-Z on Facebook This amazing shot was posted to Jay-Z’s Facebook page yesterday. A short dig through the 1,635 comments informs us this was taken two years ago at the Home & Home Tour with Eminem. In September of 2010, Eminem and Jay-Z joined forces for four epic…

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Feb 6, 2012

Picture of the Day: Daft SteamPunk!

Picture of the Day: Daft SteamPunk!

DAFT STEAMPUNK! Photograph by LJinto on Flickr Photograph by LJinto on Flickr Awesome Daft SteamPunk cosplay spotted at last year’s DragonCon and captured beautifully by photographer LJinto. Comments on Reddit have identified one Vincent M. Dantes as the creator of these amazing costumes. The Sifter salutes you kind sir. I had…

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Dec 16, 2011

Picture of the Day: Crowd Surfing Like a Boss

Picture of the Day: Crowd Surfing Like a Boss

CROWDSURFING LIKE A BOSS Photograph by CHRISTIAN SCHMIDT Awesome capture by Christian Schmidt of the group Deichkind crowd surfing with a huge inflatable raft! Deichkind (literally ‘Dyke Child’) is a Hip-Hop / Electro band formed in Hamburg, Germany, in 1997. Deichkind’s characteristic lyrics typically consist of irony and humor. The group is…

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