Tag Archives: music design

What Are The Odds?

Today marks the official release of What Are The Odds?—a free interactive book for the iPad that I recently designed for LA indie band, UBYK, with lead singer Roman Roze. Several months in the making, What Are The Odds? reflects my desire to help bands connect with their audience in a more meaningful and entertaining way. Running RökRiot has afforded me insights into how record labels, musicians and other designers are enhancing album releases and it has inspired me to develop projects that provide creative ways for musicians to interact with their fans. Continue reading

I Am Serj

Serj Tankian, currently on hiatus from one of the most original Metal acts of all time: System of a Down, has recently released I Am Serj a remix app for both the iPhone and the iPad that allows users to create their own combination of instruments and sounds from Continue reading

audible color

Audible color does something amazing—it plays music by reading color. Dubbed an “audio-visual instrument,” audible color generates sound based on colors detected by a camera. Created by two students at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID), audible color provides Continue reading

Rob Jones

Rob Jones is an illustrator/designer from Austin, Texas. And he probably has the most interesting bio I’ve ever read.

I think this may be an appropriate time to remind you that RokRiot’s 2nd anniversary is rapidly approaching. Another Gig Poster Giveaway week is about to begin . . . Stay tuned.

BUG app

I can’t believe I haven’t come across this sooner—I’m an instant BUG fan. And here’s why: since 2007, BUG: The Evolution of Music Video has been celebrating the music video through a screening series out of London’s British Film Institute. Through bi-monthly events hosted by Continue reading

Cesar Moreno

Illustrator Cesar Moreno hails from Mexico City and has a terrifically gritty style that combines sketch-like line work with dramatic perspectives and cinematic action, resulting in an intense style of illustration that is quite unique. The above illustrations of Iggy Pop and Bob Marley really Continue reading

Odland

Above is a beautiful papercraft music video for Ödland’s single, “Østersøen,” which appears on the band’s recent album, Sankta Lucia. The video was directed by illustrator and designer Vincent Pianina and Ödland member, Lorenzo Papace. “Østersøen” is complemented by an enchanting series of process photos that prove the Continue reading