Category Archives: Advertising

Moving Miles

Blue Note Records has quite an amazing back catalog. Not just musically, but also graphically—a large part due to designer Reid Miles and founder/photographer Francis Wolff. Director Bante recreated and animated classic Blue Note album covers. via Font Feed and Retinart

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Sneak Attack

Breakbeat duo Hifana gets heads nodding by toe tapping some Ableton Live-connected shoes in a Nike campaign by W+K Tokyo. Software and sound programming by artist, coder, hacker, sound designer, DJ, VJ Daito Manabe. via Create Digital Music

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Special Case

On the 100th anniversary of LV Monogram back in 1996, Helmut Lang created a limited edition record case for Louis Vuitton. Even better with Grandmaster Flash in the ads! via Built From The Ground Up

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Street Juggler

Pro X Fade around the block. Chris Cairns directs while 2Tall cuts. Love the stop switch at the end.

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Apple-Q

Acclaimed director Errol Morris filmed master turntablist DJ QBert in 2002 as part of the “Real People” ad campaign for Apple. The spot featured an original Columbia GP-3 portable player, as well as the classic typeface Apple Garamond which was shortly replaced by sans-serif Myriad Apple.

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Mind The Gap

DJs Rob Swift, Shortkut, and Shannyn Sossamon(‽) have a little scratch session featuring “Matrix” by Dizzy Gillespie. Directed by Paul Hunter for Gap, 2001.

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