As the latest instalment in their ever-expanding repertoire of culture-as-seen-by-Google-Street-View, The Guardian have created a series of images showing the precise locations where some of the most iconic album covers in history were captured. The legions of music fans can now visit these places from the comfort of their bedroom, which will hopefully cut down on crowds for the unfortunate residents.
Forty-eight years! We waited forty-eight years for Bob Dylan’s Like a Rolling Stone to release a music video! Credit belongs to (apart from Mr. Dylan himself) Vania Heymann, a 27-year-old Israeli ‘viral video whiz’ who’s created commercials for the likes of Pepsi and American Express. So why will this become viral? It’s because the music […]
Ah yes. It’s summer again and all the children are heading off to have adventures at summer camp. It’s a glorious, old tradition that almost everyone has experienced at some point. Check out these photos of famous icons at summer camp. There’s Bob Dylan at Herzl Camp, Natalie Portman at drama camp, Leonard Cohen at Camp […]
Inspired by Bob Dylan’s Subterranean Homesick Blues video, Leandro Senna, an Art Director and Graphic Designer from Brazil, has decided to recreate those cards from the video with handmade type. According to Leandro, it took him one month to complete 66 cards using only pencil, black tint pens and brushes. I’m sure many typography enthusiasts […]
Corrine, Corrina (original title) was first recorded in 1928 and has since been recorded hundreds of times, with variations on the title, lyrics, melody and style. Beck recently offered up his own interpretation, which is to be included on a new compilation to raise money for the maternal health organization, Every Mother Counts.
With their sophomore album, Providence-based trio The Low Anthem continues their Cohen and Waits-inspired folk-pop sound. Oh My God Charlie Darwin is a solid effort, displaying the band’s superb songwriting skills, channeling a wide range of influences – Nick Drake, Simon & Garfunkel, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Bob Dylan, even a slight tinge of Bruce Springsteen […]