Songlines – Covers

Songlines covers music from every corner of the planet and I was their freelance art director from 2005 to 2012. As a small independent title, we had tiny budgets. I was the only designer and did all the layout, production and marketing artwork, as well as occasionally art directing shoots and illustrating features. Below is a … Continue reading Songlines – Covers

Sierra Maestra – Sonando Ya

Sierra Maestra are a Cuban band who play son with the original line-up of instruments: tres, guitar, trumpet, bongo, guïro, maracas and four-part harmony vocals. So the idea for this cover was borne from that line-up. All the instruments were hand-drawn then scanned and edited in Photoshop to give a textured feel. worldvillagemusic.com Buy the album here. Continue reading Sierra Maestra – Sonando Ya

It’s today!

One morning my 3-year-old daughter woke up, pulled back the curtains and proclaimed, for no particular reason, “It’s today!”. It wasn’t a special day but she thought it warranted the declaration, complete with an exclamation mark to start it off, which helps anyone start a day! A while later, The Church of London was putting together … Continue reading It’s today!