Ranking R.E.M. Album Covers Aesthetically 1982-2011

November 3, 2017By DecabetBlog, Design, Music, Uncategorized

Ranking R.E.M. Album Covers I was inspired by a friend’s Facebook thread about underrated late-period R.E.M. albums to create a ranking of the band’s album covers. Aesthetically. A ranking covering all their studio recordings from 1982 to their breakup in 2011. The ranking doesn’t include compilations or live albums, although I am including Dead Letter Office because … Read More

The Magician releases Magic Tape 71

May 23, 2017By DecabetBlog, Music

Summer is (finally) here. Time for fewer clothes, more colorful drinks, and poolside jams. To that end here comes a brilliant new Magic Tape from DJ/producer The Magician. It’s an ace new slate of indie disco and house in a more chill mode and it is going to sound straight up perfect at the beach … Read More

Our Band Could Be Your Typography Lesson

February 14, 2017By DecabetBlog

13, Broke, Curious, Bored The moment is indelibly burnt into my memory. Every Sunday morning, I’d pick through the day’s edition of the Omaha World Herald, digging through sooty inserts and box store circulars to more or less fixate on the comics, entertainment section, the ads. What I ultimately was after were the record store flyouts: rows … Read More

Fabulous Debris Held Over Through Mid-March

February 12, 2017By DecabetBlog, Design, Uncategorized

  After the somewhat surprising success of my solo gigposter show at Outlet Coworking in Sacramento, the show (originally scheduled to close Sunday 2/18) has now been held over and extended through mid-March due to popular demand. The show features over 12 years of my work spanning club shows, festivals, and even an album cover or … Read More

The Magician — Magic Tape 43

May 21, 2014By DecabetBlog, Music No Comments

[soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/themagician/magic-tape-43[/soundcloud] Producer/DJ/Genius The Magician returns with a brand new installment of his always-brilliant Magic Tape series, packed full of house, disco, and neo-garage fantasticness. I’d include a track list but there’s lots of unreleased and exclusive stuff here, though there’s the makings of a proper track listing for this getting assembled here. FACEBOOK : www.facebook.com/themagicianmusic … Read More