You will probably recognize some of James T. Edmondson’s work from Lost Type, including Mission Gothic, Mission Script, Lavandaria, Duke and of course Wisdom Script. He’s a very talented Type and Lettering designer. If you haven’t heard of him I strongly recommend you check out his work. You can tell he’s passionate about what he does and I love how he is bringing back some of the older lettering styles and making them very accessible to designers today.
All images are James T. Edmondson’s. Check out his Tumblr as well.
One of my favorite songs Majical Cloudz plays live finally comes out with a video featuring his father(from Twin Peaks). I’m completely floored by it, soo ready for this record to be out. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Kuhrye-oo plays around with a D’n'B hybrid rework of Beacon’s recent hit single, download it here for free.
Thom Yorke seems to have a great way to add energy to the live sets, I wasn’t expecting this stage plot or this sort of excitement from him, totally in love with it, everyone with controller and/or laptop just looks sort of anti-charisma now.
This is the first glimpse of Zomby’s LP on 4AD, seems to be pretty settled down but wow i’m ready for all of it. With this though summer seems to be sort of a dark moody summer music wise.
One of the best purely sample based disco edits i’ve heard since early Mark E coming to us from Poland, really proud of these guys.
Bouncing in and out of genres almost like he doesn’t want him to label his sound, Travis pieces together energetic and cosmic monster for the dance floor that will melt your brain.
Konstantin Sibold sounds like the name of an old European king, this song even has horns so the visual in my head comes in even more clear. This single Madeleine is part of Innervisions impressive growing catalog of perfect dance floor tracks that combine drive / builds / fullness gorgeously.
The last of winter rolls in with this single from Balam Acab, at one point it sounds like Burial remixing an old Sigur Ros song.
Update – Got the credits on this (via Tetsuo in the comments):
Art Direction – Brett Kilroe, Fab Moretti*
Design – Brett Kilroe, Tina Ibañez More Info
I don’t really know The Strokes’ music so I can’t speak to that but the cover art for their new album, Comedown Machine, caught my eye today. I absolutely love it. Sadly I wasn’t able to find much information on the designer / art director. Does anyone know who did this? The artwork is derived from the packaging for some old RCA Magnetic Tape and the oversized RCA logo is an apparent reference to the fact that this was The Stroke’s final album of a five album deal with the label. The execution is absolutely perfect; it appears as if they really printed the label and sleeve up, weathered / distressed them, and then photographed it. I’m wondering who pitched this idea, the band or the art director? At any rate, I want this framed on my wall.