What’s Beck been up to the past few years besides not making new records? Designing sunglasses for Oliver Peoples, of course. Amazingly, these frames have been in development for two years with Beck being “very involved” in the process. Beck drew inspiration from his personal collection of dead stock 80’s sunglasses, which is why they […]
Entries Tagged as 'design'
February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Shades Designed by Beck
January 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on The Misfits want…
Speaks for itself. [via agent45]
December 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on A Rock ‘n Roll Map of Manhattan
November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Teen-Beat 432 / Teen-Beat Graphica Exhibition
I wish I had made it to this… So cool!
February 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on MTV stands for what exactly?
With MTV’s removal of the words “Music Television” from its iconic logo, the reality network finally admits, however passively, that music is in no way a driving force behind its existence anymore. This is news to absolutely no one, much less to the train-wreck-craving rubberneckers who seem glued to watching Guidos confirm that America is […]
January 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on A Visual History of Loudness or Why Compression Makes Music Sound Like Balls (in Poster Form)
NPR piece on compression and the trending of loudness in modern music. Anchor Robert Siegel interviews legendary mastering genius Bob Ludwig, who has 40 years of experience in sound engineering. He references the following YouTube clip entitled “The Loudness War” as an example of the decline in dynamic range.
December 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Morrissey, Prince and Bowie
Every time I see this, I chuckle.
June 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on I Dig Zooey
June 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on NY Times visualize Michael Jackson’s Billboard Rankings
June 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Visualizing Sufjan’s Illinoise
I’m such a sucker for things like this. “This project visualizes lyrics, instrumentation, notes, patterns, and word usage.” Time to listen to some Sufjan. (via)
January 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on Everybody’s working for Friday I’m in love t-shirts
The Cure’s “Friday I’m in Love” is easily one of the worst songs Robert Smith has ever composed. It was The Cure’s “Take This Job and Shove It”, a tune destined for the 5 o’clock whistle on Friday afternoon radio shows to be sandwiched between “Everybody’s Working for the Weekend” and “Bang on the Drum […]
December 9th, 2008 · Comments Off on "I wear black on the outside because black is how I feel on the inside"
I ‘m not sure what specific demographic this is aimed at, but I’m sure it will probably catch on with the expressive types, those who simply must have a slogan to represent how they feel in varying flavors of t-shirt. i/denti/tee offers a new line of shirts that come with your favorite lyrics printed on […]
September 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments