Every Noise at Once is a site created by Glenn McDonald that maps different musical genres and artists. Users can scan through various genres to hear examples of each, and can listen to different artists and songs from within each genre. It’s a beautiful way of organising music and helping people discover new tunes.
Trapped in Suburbia has produced a new interactive print, Sounds Poster 1.0, that you can play like an instrument. The poster is the “first design in a series of ‘analogue meets digital’ experiments.” The user places one finger on a tab at the bottom of the poster and then can move the other hand over [...]
As internet citizens and commuters of the world wide web, we’ve been bombarded with news of Daft Punk’s imminent return. While we’re extremely happy about this, we’d prefer to hear more about it from the robots themselves, and not the seas of PR surrounding them. Thankfully, Rolling Stone Magazine sat down with the two to [...]
London designer Standard Designs has converted a number of rock albums from the 70s and 80s into imaginary sets of vintage books for his ingenious music-themed print series. Each song in an album is represented by a book, and the books are arranged in track order. Click the pic to see more.
David Lynch has some pretty lively hair. San Francisco-based creative Jimmy Chen has taken the legendary filmmaker’s various hairstyles and juxtaposed them with an equivalent famous artwork. Click the pic to see more.
Multidisciplinary artist, Jay Shells, has recently been creating legitimate looking signs containing rap quotes that reference specific locations in New York. After compiling over 30 signs, Shells set out installing these signs in the locations mentioned in the quotes. The artist has quoted many well-known rappers such as Jay Z, Mos Def, Kanye West, Gza, [...]
Graphic artist and physicist James Chapman first designed a detailed poster titled “AMERICA:the home of television” which mapped television show locations in the United States. Now he’s created “The United Kingdom: musically gifted,” a poster that maps where bands formed and solo artists grew up in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Both posters are [...]
For musicians, at least as far as the recording process goes, the studio is their creative mecca. Flavorwire decided to take a look at the studios of some of our favourite musicians. The contrasts on display are intriguing, from the endearingly chaotic to the pristine and very expensive, from analog to digital, from minimalist to [...]
Shannon Novak, a New Zealand-born fine artist, commissioned CymaScope to image 12 piano notes as inspiration for a series of 12 musical canvases. They decided to image the notes in video mode because when they observed the ‘A1′ note they discovered, surprisingly, that the energy envelope changes over time as the string’s harmonics mix in [...]
Chic & Artistic’s latest series, Panto’N’Roll take Pantone’s indexed colour chips and merging them with famous song titles. Chic and Artistic may have created one of the most shareable design memes we’ve ever seen. Click the pic to see more.