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Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
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These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

Østersøen: Ödland, Sankta Lucia

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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This is a pretty magical stop-motion animation directed by Vincent Pianina and Lorenzo Papace. It's set to a lovely tune called Østersøen - a song written, composed and recorded by Papace for his band Ödland. (A man of many talents!) This ...
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Ink & Paper: A Major Exhibition of Gig Posters

Ink & Paper: A Major Exhibition of Gig Posters

Category: Art, Design / Print, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 7th 2012
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Aah, my favourite kind of posters. For all you music lovers out there get yourselves down and dirty with the cool kids in East London next weekend for Ink & Papwer: A Major Exhibition of Gig Posters at the Ragfactory, just off Brick Lane. The show is only on for a very short period of time — Fri...

Andre Kavakama: process stop motion

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Dec 20th 2011
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Recent Manchester graduate Andre Kavakama shares the process behind his reinterpretation of Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' CD cover. Very cool. Check out some of his other work here. ...

Black & White - The Ravonettes

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Nov 1st 2011
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I love a good shadow animation and here's a great example. The song title is 'Black & white' performed by The Ravonettes and the film clip was designed and directed by Chris Do / Blind (which, incidentally, the completed from concept to completion in 3 weeks!). It was par...

Music

Music

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Nov 1st 2011
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We were lucky enough to be visited by Jordan Stokes from Manchester based design studio Music last week. He came in to do a guest lecture spot for us and talked about how he approached getting a job, the placements he worked on at the beginning of his career and the time he has spent working for Music. In their own words ...

Mykonos - Fleet Foxes

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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I actually posted this up on our old blog a year or two back but I like it so much I had to share it. The film clip is an awesome paper animation created by Sean Pecknold. Pretty mesmerising! You can also see the making of it here. You can see more of his fantastic work on the Grandc...

Rest of the Story

Rest of the Story

Category: Books, Design / Print, Illustration, Music,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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The guys at the Canadian studio Rethink have come up with the most incredible album artwork. Chris Tarry is not just a jazz musician, but also an accomplished author. Rethink turned his new album, Rest of the Story, into a little book of Chris' short stories. How amazing is the detail, that silver ribbon marker, the die-cut ...

Magenta Skycode

Magenta Skycode

Category: Documentaries/Film, Music,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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How did this track get under the radar last year? (Well, my not-always-working radar, anyway!) Beautiful track and accompanying video from Finnish indie band Magenta Skycode. Definitely song of the day. Now, to buy the album... (love the ...

Gotye - Somebody That I Used to Know

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 4th 2011
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Love this song but just stumbled across the video and now love that as much! ...