design for music BLOG

GET THE MUSIC LOGO DESIGN YOU DESERVE

GET THE MUSIC LOGO DESIGN YOU DESERVE

I have detailed a few thoughts, some general guidance, and traps to avoid when compiling a brief or starting to think about your logo in general. 

FIVE DAYS NORTH BRANDING

FIVE DAYS NORTH BRANDING

A case study of the eighties, electro-influenced design style used for the music branding and artwork project for indie band ‘Five Days North’

MP3 COVER DESIGN VIDEO TUTORIAL

MP3 COVER DESIGN VIDEO TUTORIAL

In this video tutorial, I break down in detail the techniques and processes I used to create the artwork for Beat Assassins’ ‘System Overload’ release.

KMAG 20TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE

KMAG 20TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE

K Mag have released a special edition one-off book, marking their 25th anniversary. Very happy to have been included with a 2 page feature...

BLACK SUN EMPIRE BRAND CONCEPT

BLACK SUN EMPIRE BRAND CONCEPT

Whilst revisiting some old work I was going through some folders and came across this project I created for the drum and bass collective, Black Sun...

VIPER – ACTS OF MADMEN 2 – ARTWORK

VIPER – ACTS OF MADMEN 2 – ARTWORK

The first release artwork for Viper Recording's Acts of Madmen (Volume 2) series is out now.  Having seen releases from some of the most respected...

Viper Recordings Website is Live!

Viper Recordings Website is Live!

New website for Viper Recordings The site is created as part of the Artist Web project, a new venture set up to provide an affordable yet highly...

Cover art for Spearhead Records

Cover art for Spearhead Records

Good to be doing artwork for Spearhead Records again. This is the first one (of I hope a series) of cover artwork produced for the label.

Next Door To Heaven- V Ways to Accept

Next Door To Heaven- V Ways to Accept

This is the new artwork for prog metal band Next Door to Heaven' V Ways to Accept' album. This is the second release artwork I have completed for...

Unused Artwork from the Archives

Unused Artwork from the Archives

Whilst browsing through some old folders trying to clear some space out I came across these pieces done for Breakage’s ‘Voyage’ release on Digital Sound boy.