From December 2011

New Favorite Tie

Updated my wardrobe with a new tie. I don’t get to wear them enough, but I’m looking to ditch the silk and hop on the…

Picked up The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack today. I’m a huge fan on everything Trent Reznor. Nine Inch Nails, How to Destroy Angels, and his soundtrack work get a lot of play while I’m working. He also knows how to release an album, starting with Ghosts I-IV and continuing to this album release. There are four different price points, from a $300 deluxe edition to the $12 Digital Only version. I picked up the latter.

The music is fantastic, but I wanted to share the awesome package design. I’ve followed long-time NIN collaborator Rob Sheridan for a few years now. Dude’s personal and professional work is always inspiring. He art directed this album along with most of the projets perviously mentioned.

"The Social Network" soundtrack art

Today on the twitters, Rob mentioned his collaborators on the album design.

FYI the #DragonTattoo album cover image is by the great Neil Kellerhouse: from a photo by Mondino:

Turns out I’ve seen art from these two before, but never knew them by name. Check out their work:

Neil Kellerhouse

Jean-Baptiste Mondino

Road Trip

I’ve been really busy for the past few days, and some of those included a road-trip from Chicago to Orlando. Here is a summary of…