Music // Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Switch and Diplo's Major Lazer project is as much about visuals as it is about the music, and their newest music video, "Get Free," featuring vocals from the Dirty Projectors Amber Coffman is another gem. Cartoon video, a pretty catchy tune, good work from Major Lazer once again.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 16, 2012
Opening this week at the downtown Los Amgeles MOCA Geffen Contemporary is the Mike D curated Transmission LA: AV CLUB, a 17-day multi-disciplinary festival, featuring works and contributions from Benjamin Jones, Mike Mills, Tom Sachs, Lauren Mackler from Public Fiction, Sage Vaughn, Isaac from Still House Group, Peter Coffin, Roy Choi and Will Fowler.
Music // Saturday, April 07, 2012
One of the most artistic bands in the world, Iceland's Sigur Ros is back from a short hiatus with a new album set to emerge and this beautiful, eerie, and serene video for the track "Ekki Mukk." Directed by Inga Birgisdóttir, the song kicks off the tracks from the album Valtari, due May 28.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
George Condo has now been collaborating with celebrated hip-hop and pop star Kanye West for a few years now, and it looks like the fine artist has just completed the cover for West's "Thera Flu" single. The piece is unmistakenably Mr. Condo.
Music // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
It is never going to be straight-forward or even partially sane when it comes from the visionary mind of filmmaker turned musician David Lynch. His new track, "Crazy Clown Time," features a self-directed music video from the legendary artist, and in a one word, we have to say... interesting.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 30, 2012
Warner Bros Records will be hosting an art show in their iconic Burbank building, Vinyl Revisionists, where artists interpret their favorite WB record cover from the past 50 years. The artists have been encouraged to work directly on the record jacket, but not required. We have a mini-preview after the jump . . .
Music // Thursday, March 29, 2012
Our good friend, hip-hop artist and contributor to Juxtapoz, Aesop Rock, is set to release a new album, Skelethon, on July 10, 2012. For the occasion, he enlisted Spanish artist, ARYZ, to do the album's cover. See it big after the jump . . .
Illustration // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Mike Lemanski (b. 1986) hails from Huddersfield, UK and graduated from the Highlands School or Art and the Bradford School of Arts. Since then, he has been a successful freelance illustrator creating posters, album covers, book and periodical covers and a gorgeous and playfully intricate series of sheet music illustrations. "Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal." (Pierre Boulez)
Music // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Mark Whalen (featured in the January 2012 issue) had his signature characters featured in a brilliant animated music video for Autolux's track, "The Science of Imaginary Solutions." We are here to present a behind the scenes look at the making of Autolux's music video based on artwork of Mark Whalen, with direction by designer and animator, Thomas McMahan.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 16, 2012
Jamie Reid, who helped create the visual identity of the infamous Sex Pistols, will be opening an exhibition, Ragged Kingdom, at Los Angeles' Subliminal Projects tonight March 16. For the opening, Shepard Fairey (who opened Subliminal) and Reid will release 4 Large Format Screen Print Editions and a series of unique, hand-collaged, Fine Art Editions (HPMs).