Ada by Jack Walls, featuring music by Ornette Coleman

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 14, 2011
Sometimes it is just nice to watch a classy composition of collages moving with the music of Ornette Coleman. Here, we have Jack Walls' Ada collages, based off of Robert Mapplethorpe's work Ada from 1982, with a video done by Zac Stuart-Pontier.

Damien Hirst for Red Hot Chili Peppers Album Cover

Music // Thursday, July 07, 2011
The game one plays with each new Red Hot Chili Peppers album is how many times "California" is mentioned in the first single, or the character "Dani." For their newest LP, I'm With You, the Peppers brought in British artist, Damien Hirst, to create the album cover.

Gregory Euclide for Bon Iver Album Cover

Music // Wednesday, July 06, 2011
The newest LP from Justin Vernon's Bon Iver project, self-titled Bon Iver, has been receiving rave reviews across the music world. We enjoy it for some moody tunes in the late afternoon. Gregory Euclide, an artist who has shown with David B Smith Gallery in Denver in the past, is the artist behind the album cover of Bon Iver.

Jeremy Fish x Snoop Dogg "Listen and Learn" for Joshua Liner Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 07, 2011
As you may know by now, Jeremy Fish is opening a new solo show, Listen and Learn, at Joshua Liner Gallery in NYC on June 21, 2011. For this exhibition, Fish prepared "story paintings" with accompanying audio, including this one with Snoop Dogg.

Alex Southam's Music Video for I Break Horses

Music // Monday, May 16, 2011
We were looking for a good start to the work week this morning, and found this really pleasant and stunning music video shot by Alex Southam, for the band I Break Horses and their track, "Hearts." It is a nice mix of nature, Super 8, timelapse, mixed with band footage.

Stanley Donwood x Radiohead “The King of Limbs” Newspaper Album Packaging

Music // Friday, April 29, 2011
There was a big buzz a few months back when Oxford, England supergroup Radiohead announced their 8th LP, The King of Limbs. The music portion was exciting, but for we art and design nerds, it was the Stanley Donwood and Radiohead special "Newspaper Album" packaging that was slated for release June 1, 2011.

Jason Jagel for MF Doom's OPERATION: DOOMSDAY Deluxe Reissue

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Besides being a talented fine artist based in San Francisco, Jason Jagel has built a dedicated body of work creating imagery surrounding underground hip-hop icons, Madlib and MF Doom. The latter work has found its way in a deluxe reissue of the classic MF Doom album Operation Doomsday. . .

Boat "(I'll Beat My Chest Like) King Kong" Music Video

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Remember when lo-fi meant your music video was probably going to look bad? That really isn't the case anymore, because Boat's new video for “(I'll Beat My Chest Like) King Kong ” is a brilliant piece of short form art using the minimalist of budget and stop motion special effects . . .

The Like "Wishing He Were Dead" Video

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 24, 2011
Generation after generation, youth have clung to the idealism and style of our recent history, kids born in the 90’s wearing band tees that they were clearly not alive to watch tour. It’s pretty clear this style has caught a hold of our society, surviving the fast paced movement of American culture. Frankly, if hipster vintage trending and high fashion is remaking and re-buying everything from the last 5 decades, we think it’s apparent this is a well-accepted and attractive style. More after the jump . . .

Juxtapoz at Coachella 2011

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 22, 2011
A weekend away to the desert mid-April for music, lil sun in the skin, art installs, and VIPs of all kinds geared me up for the 2011 spring and summer music season. This particular inaugural event being Coachella. Note: Indian garb and hippy chic top the list of 2011 music fest looks du jour. Also, apparently, sea captains, which, in the middle of the desert ... got me. Photos after the jump . . .

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