How to design an artist logo

It’s more important than ever to make sure your online presence looks as good as possible. A strong logo is a great way to ensure brand recognition across multiple mediums. We’ve previously mentioned the importance…

How to design your next album artwork

Outside of technical requirements, your coverart needs to be eye catching and consistent with the music connected. While the industry standard program to jump to is Photoshop, there are plenty of free tools online to…

Spotify are testing video album artworks

Spotify are testing out a transformation of the time-honoured sidekick to music: The album artwork. Artwork has been a massive part of music for nearly a century. The visuals chosen by an artist or their…

Paint a masterpiece with MIDI on Dr. Dot

MIDI devices open up millions of possibilities in the world of music creation, maybe it’s time to explore their possibilities in other arts. Dr. Dot is a fascinating piece of painting software that, using the…

This orchestra in Thailand is made up entirely of elephants (video)

Elephants are intelligent and emotional creatures and it seems that they don’t just love listening to music but playing it as well. You might have seen the incredible response that elephants can have to music….

Banksy’s own video removed from his YouTube channel on “copyright grounds”

Banksy’s notorious painting shredding video caused a furore but the video that the famous artist shared of it is causing even more controversy as it was ripped off of Banksy’s own YouTube channel. Banksy is…

Spotify are trying out videos that replace artwork

What’s the future of artwork in a world of digital music? Spotify reckons it could be looping GIFs. In the past few days some people have noticed that certain songs on Spotify had a different…

Enter the world of MIDI art, illustrations made from music

Art is almost limitless in it’s potential, any piece of it fabricated from nothing. Now people are testing the boundaries of art by creating pictures with MIDI. Blending two art forms is nothing new, visuals…

Cornwall’s Great Estate Festival kick off their first year as a “blazing success”

Imagine a world where books blossom from trees, buildings come alive and every little road you venture down leads to something exciting. I found myself absorbed in this world for a weekend at The Great…

Entries now open for the 9th UK Music Video Awards

Bringing together the best of music and visual art, the UK Music Video Awards have begun accepting video entries from the UK and worldwide. The 2016 UK Music Video Awards are underway with their metaphorical…