Category Archives: CD Covers

Heavy Snow

Rumours of the demise of the CD format continue to come up against the hard reality that not only is the format alive and well, there are labels still dedicated to investing in cover art. ECM comes to mind as … Continue reading

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Saxophilia

This latest CD cover project is for composer Colin MacDonald’s Saxophilia, a saxophone quartet dedicated to playing and commissioning new works for saxophone by Canadian composers. Recently, on a cold, grey afternoon at the venerable Ironworks Studio on Vancouver’s working … Continue reading

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Modern Hearts

Coming soon on the Redshift label is a new release of music composed for electric guitar by one of Vancouver’s finest interpreters of contemporary guitar music. For me, the highlights of this new recording include Septet, by James Tenney, and … Continue reading

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New Fall Sounds

New from Jean-François Denis’ Montreal-based empreintes DIGITALes label is this gem from UK-based, Alberta expat composer David Berezan. Allusions Sonores explores the soundworlds of Alberta’s Badlands, utilizes field recordings from Bali, and delves into audible life of Sea Buoys among … Continue reading

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Some Brighter Stars

I was recently asked to provide imagery for a Projekt Records double CD re-issue of Berkeley-based ambient composer Forrest Fang’s early works, Migration and Wolf at the Ruins. I’ve done several CD covers for Forrest and Project in recent years … Continue reading

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Another beauty from musica intima

I’m delighted to have provided another image for Vancouver’s musica intima. They are celebrating 20 years of incredible music-making this year and ATMA has released this “greatest hits” CD culled from the ensemble’s recordings of the last two decades. The … Continue reading

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Animism

I’ve always enjoyed doing CD covers. This latest is the result of an ongoing working relationship with musician/composer Forrest Fang from Berkeley, California. With these kinds of projects I can work in a more painterly, abstract way. Everything is derived … Continue reading

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Just in time for 2012

This is the cover image for composer John Oliver’s new CD “Time is Dust” which will be released in early 2012 on the Earsay label. The central image is of a photo of a Mayan carving of a human skull … Continue reading

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