Category: MUSIC

Jul 13, 2012

Finding the Locations of Famous Album Covers

Finding the Locations of Famous Album Covers

For Bob Egan, it all started with the album cover for Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush. After some impressive detective work and even a note to the original photographer, Bob was able to track down the exact corner in New York City where the album cover was shot. So off he went, with…

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May 16, 2012

The Most Epic Group Photos You Will See Today

The Most Epic Group Photos You Will See Today

Below you will find a glorious collection of epic group photos that I’ve seen floating around the Web for the past few years. From legendary casts and crews to extraordinary sports teams, musical supergroups, great thinkers and world leaders. I hope you will enjoy this incredible selection of photos and people and the backstory…

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May 1, 2012

25 Incredible Concert Halls Around the World

25 Incredible Concert Halls Around the World

Wikipedia has an enormous list of Concert Halls around the world. Last night I went through all of them and selected 25 distinctive buildings that caught my eye. This list is not exhaustive and was not compiled for a concert hall’s cultural, historical or architectural significance. It is simply a visual tour around the…

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Apr 27, 2012

Music Video Recreates Waveform Using 960 Vinyl Records

Music Video Recreates Waveform Using 960 Vinyl Records

Photograph by Ben Jacobs for Us Studios Christopher Barrett and Luke Taylor of Us, a multi-disciplinary design & direction studio, created this awesome music video for Benga’s latest single, I Will Never Change. The video recreates the actual wavelength for the song using 960 individually cut pieces of vinyl. Check out Christopher and…

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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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