David Bowie is the kind of person who just by being, spawns new artists every day.
This year I challenged myself to refine my list of favorite albums to ten—and I was almost able to do it. Here are the eleven most aromatic albums from 2015.
I’m totally excited to see one of my favorite bands right here in my hometown. These guys put on an incredible show!
I couldn’t help but create these Twin Peaks inspired posters for a recent house show with Fort Wayne indie synth band Metavari.
Illustration of a quote from Kim Gordon’s book, Girl in a Band
I got to do this cool poster for hometown heroes The Accidentals. After a couple rounds of back-and-forth, a “spirit animal” idea came to be.
This Ani DiFranco poster is actually the very conception of what would eventually become FUTURALBUM. During my final weeks at my last job, I discovered Flickr Internet Archive Book Images, and since Ani’s show was our next upcoming event, threw together this quick design just for fun. It was one of those instances where you see some sort of image …
Brandi Carlile has a way of writing lyrics that resonate with me personally. Created this poster inspired by her new song “The Eye.”
My favorite albums this year are mostly predictable, but nestled in there among my safe bets of the 2010’s (tUnE-yArDs, First Aid Kit, alt-j, etc) and long-term commitments to 1990’s heroes (Weezer, Beck, J Mascis) are a handful of really fun new discoveries from 2014.
Gig poster I designed recently while working at Traverse City event company Porterhouse Productions.