My favourite album of all time, Modest Mouse’s Moon & Antarctic was released 20 years ago today

20 years ago today Modest Mouse released their third album Moon & Antarctic, a sprawling epic folk punk masterpiece. Issac Brocks words moved away from the urban spawl of a west being paved over, dead strip malls, and endless roads and went universal, contemplating the cosmos and our confusing place within them. He looks into his colour TV to get a view of what is outside the window,

By |2020-06-14T15:34:40+00:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UPDATE: David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust on Mars

When I decided to release puzzles, I looked at this Bowie illustration and knew it needed an update and that I could improve upon the original.  I didn't spend much time, but the improvements are huge.  I changed the composition by shifting Bowie up, and the new background is much crisper and surreal looking.  I added a bit more detail to the suit, extended the torso and improved

By |2020-06-14T15:46:51+00:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

IDLES: Tiny Desk Concert live in the NPR Studio

Just found about IDLES and I've been burning through their second album, JOY AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE a bunch this weekend.  It's fun, aggressive punk with swagger and the lyrics are self deprecating, insightful and at times hilarious .  Watch the band play live in NPR's studio for a Tiny Desk Concert. <iframe width="750" height="440" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wMehItNQKAA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

By |2020-05-31T13:22:27+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , |0 Comments

Album Artwork for LAUNCH by Jon2

This bit of intergalactic space artwork was created for DJ/Producer Jon2 for the single LAUNCH.  Jon is part of a group Nocturne whom host music nights and art events in Vancouver, Canada which is where I got to know him. I created this artwork about a year ago and the single was recently released by the label Emerald & Doreen Records and can be listened listened to or

By |2020-03-25T15:14:09+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

HEALTH Announce both a New Song and Album SLAVES OF FEAR with a new video

My favourite, LA's noise rock destructionists HEALTH are back with the announcement of SLAVES OF FEAR, a new album and song of the same title. I fell in love with these guy in 2010, when I saw then at the final day of Primavera Sound when they closed down the festival. Being it was in Barcelona, Spain the festival started later then most festivals and went later then

By |2020-03-25T14:35:28+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , |0 Comments