Photo of Ladyhawke’s first album cover by G.
Calling all artists!
Ladyhawke, also known as Pip Brown, is releasing her new album Anxiety on May 28, 2012 and in celebration is inviting artists including photographers, sculptors and painters to collaborate with her. Ladyhawke, together with Sarah Larnach, the art director behind Ladyhawke’s elaborate album covers are calling out to creatives to submit a portrait of themselves, public figureheads or friends that tell a story of inner feelings. Twenty portraits will be selected and will each be reproduced on a 12″ vinyl slip cover and given to each of the twenty winners. Artists should take inspiration from the Anxiety album cover and from Ladyhawke and Sarah’s quotations when they are creating their artwork.
19 winners will receive a copy of their artwork which will be reproduced on a 12″ vinyl slip cover and will contain a signed copy of Anxiety. In addition, each winner will have their artwork featured across Ladyhawke and Island Record’s social media channels.
Three runners-up (as selected by Ladyhawke and Sarah Larnach) will have their artwork displayed and promoted on Ladyhawke’s social media channels.
The highest voted artist will receive a copy of their artwork which will be reproduced on a 12″ vinyl slip cover and will contain a signed copy of Anxiety. In addition, the highest voted will have their design promoted across Ladyhawke and Island Record’s social media channels.
Submit by: April 17, 2012
Vote: April 18, 2012 – April 24, 2012
Winner(s) Announced: May 9, 2012
Full rules and contest info can be found here. (Link will open in a new window). Good luck!
Photo by G.
John Gourley of Portugal. The Man
Here’s some great news for artists and fans of Portugal. The Man! The Alaskan natives are about to embark on a Spring 2012 tour and they want YOU to design their poster. In celebration of Portugal. The Man’s upcoming ‘Jägermeister Music Tour,’ they are inviting artists to submit a poster design for one of 10 tour dates. The winning design will be selected by John Gourley, lead singer of Portugal. The Man and designer for the band’s art.
Full details and rules are here at this link (which will open in a new window.)
Photo by G.
Dan Black is recording a new album! Better news yet, he wants you to sing on one of his new songs! All you have to do is visit his official site, download a part of his new song, make a video of you singing the vocals, upload it to youtube (or email directly to Dan) and voila! He’s planning on having an “internet chorus” sing on the track so there is no limit to the number of submissions!
Full rules are here on Dan Black’s website.
Can’t wait to hear your voices!
Photo by G. Art by Damien Hirst.
Damien Hirst - The Complete Spot Paintings on Display at Gagosian Galleries across the world through February 12, 2012
Attention very rich and/or well traveled art lovers. Want to win a personalized Damien Hirst spot print personally dedicated to you?
All you have to do is visit each of the 11 Gagosian Galleries showing “The Complete Spot Paintings 1986 – 2011” by Damien Hirst while the exhibit is up from January – March 2012. The galleries are located in New York (3 locations), Hong Kong, Beverly Hills, Athens, Geneva, London (2 locations, Rome and Paris.
To sweeten the pot, I am offering my services to be your travel companion during this competition.
Full rules are on Gagosian Gallery.
Photo by G.
Swag alert! Hey music lovers. By the fact that you are reading this site, we know you’ve got good taste, but what we wanna know is – can you make a good remix?
Theophilus London, who scored a spot on my 2011 best albums of the year list, has partnered with Bing for a really cool contest. Unleash your creativity and submit your remix of Theophilus London’s new track “All Around The World.” The grand prize is a spot on Theophilus’ new remix album and you’ll get to hang out with Theophilus London at a New York recording studio (plus a $3,500 cash prize) and mix it! Two runners up will also receive a cash prize and have their remix featured on Theophilus London’s official website and social media channels.
Talenthouse has all the rules, regulations and prize info, so click it and get to remixing!