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Animated Record Covers by 12 Inch Motion (Interview)

With 12 Inch Motion, “digging for loops” has got a whole new meaning. Berlin-based 2D motion designer Felix Neumann founded the project two years ago, merging his love for music and short animations. He animates album art by looking for…
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Video: Submerged Turntable

Installation artist Evan Holm created a submerged record player. Even under water it still produces nearly perfect audio – and actual soundwaves. The installation actually reflects some of his dark thoughts about “the unfolding universe,” but besides that it’s also a fascinating record player. Don’t try this at home with your Technics in the bathtub, though…
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Video: Kendrick Lamar & Eddie Peake – Sing About Me (Pt. 1)

Kendrick Lamar just dropped another video from his latest critically acclaimed good kid, m.A.A.d city album. This visual featuring London born and bred visual artist Eddie Peake is the first of a two-part video series for the track “Sing About Me, I’m Dying Of Thirst.” A mixed medium graffiti mural by Eddie Peake complements the black-and-white video.
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Video: DJ Format & Phill Most Chill – Graffiti Album Sampler

We have been enjoying The Foremost by UK heavyweight DJ Format and Connecticut-based emcee Phill Most Chill for weeks now. The album is barely 30 minutes long, but the drum-heavy tracks are bound to make your speakers explode.  The Foremost is an unstoppable hurricane…
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Art: Joe Buck’s Hollis Park

Illustrator, graphic designer and painter Joseph “Joe Buck” Buckingham presents Hollis Park, a new website and digital store to showcase his (hip hop influenced) art. The title is a nod to Hollis in Queens (NYC); a neighbourhood he calls home, and a childhood…
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Art: C.R.E.A.M. Cake Rules Everything Around Me (WU HA: Wu-Tang Art)

WU HA is a year-long art initiative celebrating the 20th anniversary of the timeless classic Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) and Wu-Tang Clan’s iconic Wu-symbol. The featured works show the self-made mythology and lifestyle of hip hop’s Shaolin masters.  ‘C.R.E.A.M’ Cake Rules Everything…
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Art: Dubelyoo, The Art Bishop

Dwayne ‘Dubelyoo‘ Wright is a multifaceted artist based in Atlanta with a passion for the hip hop movement and a great eye for blending both urban and pop cultures. Influenced by classics like Norman Rockwell and Alfons Mucha and especially…
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Art: Obey The Giant – The Story of Shepard Fairey

Street art and design legend Shepard Fairey is the subject of a recent short biographical film by director Julian Marshall. The film follows one of the most iconic figures in modern art during his time as an undergraduate at Rhode…
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Art: ‘Rap Quotes’ street art project by Jay Shells

Street artist Jay Shells channeled his love for hip hop music with a new project in the streets of New York City: Rap Quotes. Shells created traffic signs quoting rap lyrics that shout out specific street corners and locations. He then installed…
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Playlist #9: No Stars, Just STRP (Vol. 2)

It’s been almost two years since the last edition of Dutch music, art & technology festival STRP, so we’re incredibly stoked for next week’s edition. For the ‘Music Night’ in particular: sets by the likes of Hudson Mohawke, DJ Shadow, Machinedrum, Mala In Cuba, Jameszoo, Modeselektor, Lunice and more. This second…