Category: MUSIC

October 3, 2013 at 4:37 pm

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

Daniel Edlen is an American artist best known for his ongoing series of vinyl artworks. Using white acrylic paint and a unique style of pointillism, Edlen paints amazingly realistic portraits of musicians directly onto vinyl records. Edlen, whose favourite band is the Beatles and favourite album is After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane,…

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July 30, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Picture of the Day: The Studley Tool Chest

Picture of the Day: The Studley Tool Chest

THE STUDLEY TOOL CHEST Photograph by GREG SUTTER | Posters Available Master craftsman Henry O. Studley (1838-1925) was an organ and piano maker, carpenter, and mason. He is best known for building this incredible tool chest during his tenure at the Poole Piano Company in Massachusetts, working on it over the course…

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June 21, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Can You Believe This is a Single Photograph?

Can You Believe This is a Single Photograph?

Photograph by Bela Borsodi That’s four separate images spliced into one right? It’s obviously photoshopped, and a poor one at that! I can’t fault you for thinking that. Especially if you just glanced. But a closer inspection reveals that this is indeed a meticulously crafted photograph (singular) by Austrian photographer Bela Borsodi. The…

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June 17, 2013 at 11:49 am

Portraits of Fans Emulating their Idols at Concerts

Portraits of Fans Emulating their Idols at Concerts

Between 2004 and 2007, photographer James Mollison attended concerts across Europe and the USA with a mobile photography studio, inviting fans of each music star or band to pose for their portrait outside the gig. He subsequently combined portraits of eight to ten fans for each performer into a single lineup, making a single…

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May 6, 2013 at 10:30 am

The Peculiar Backstage Food Requests of Famous Musicians

The Peculiar Backstage Food Requests of Famous Musicians

Henry Hargreaves is a New Zealand still life, art and fashion photographer working out of his studio in Brooklyn, NYC. While he has always had a passion for photography, he actually worked as a high-end fashion model for four years before switching to the other side of the lens full-time. In a recent feature…

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January 29, 2013 at 4:15 pm

Picture of the Day: The Singing Ringing Tree

Picture of the Day: The Singing Ringing Tree

THE SINGING RINGING TREE Designed by Tonkin Liu The Singing Ringing Tree is a musical sculpture standing in the wind on a hill (Crown Point) overlooking Burnley, UK. From far and wide, the tree’s profile is visible on the horizon, appearing and disappearing in the mist. The tree is constructed of stacked…

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January 23, 2013 at 9:15 am

11 Hidden Images Embedded Into Songs

11 Hidden Images Embedded Into Songs

A spectrograph is an instrument or program that is used visualize the sound spectrum (a more detailed explanation can be found here). Additionally, there are also programs (such as Coagula and Metasynth) that allow users to easily convert any image into an audio file (you can even find a video tutorial on YouTube). Musicians…

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December 5, 2012 at 8:58 am

Portraits of Musicians Right After a Show

Portraits of Musicians Right After a Show

Since 2005, photographer Matthias Willi and journalist Olivier Joliat managed to inspire about 100 bands to take part in their project. Their efforts have culminated in the publication of their book entitled, The Moment After the Show. Next to the photos, the artists get their say while the authors also describe how they managed…

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November 26, 2012 at 5:51 pm

Picture of the Day: Inside the Old Metropolitan Opera House

Picture of the Day: Inside the Old Metropolitan Opera House

INSIDE THE OLD METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE – NEW YORK CITY, 1937 Photograph via The Natioanl Archives and Records Administration In this historic capture, we see a full house at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on November 28, 1937. This is the view from the rear of the stage looking…

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November 21, 2012 at 4:38 pm

The Dancers Among Us [21 Pics]

The Dancers Among Us [21 Pics]

Dancers Among Us is the recently released photo book by photographer Jordan Matter. In it, Jordan collaborates with dancers around the country, creating stunning photos of bodies in motion. In his own words, Matter explains: The inspiration for this book came to me one afternoon as I watched my son, Hudson, playing with his…

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