Just came across this art slash t shirt series via Bleep. Good stuff. Warp Records (the peeps behind Bleep) hit up Trevor Jackson, Optigram and Jack—and asked them to design a screen-print and t-shirt. The only thing asked of the talent was for them to "visualize sound." Here is the results…
Jack Featherstone "Reverb"
Jack Featherstone is a graphic artist living and working in London. His work incorporates design, illustration and moving image. His client list includes Wallpaper, Wired, Creative Review and recently, he has designed record sleeves for Nathan Fake, Public Information and this hear collaboration with Warp Records.
In this piece, I aim to capture the physicality that certain sounds can have. Like a kick drum ripping through bodies that stand in its way... -Jack Featherstone
Trevor Jackson "Pause"
Trevor Jackson is a London based Art Director, Designer, Moving-Image maker and Producer of work that has been exhibited at the ICA, BALTIC, GUGGENHEIM and BARBICAN, as well as on countless, seminal record covers. Jackson is also known for his work as Playgroup and his iconic Output Recordings.
T.O.T.P., R.I.P., Trevor Jackson.
Optigram is the working alias of Manuel Sepulveda. As well as creating covers for several labels and brands including the likes of Hyperdub, Warp, Planet Mu, RBMA, Maharishi and even Bleep—Manuel also runs his own record label Citinite.
For Visualizing Sound I wanted to do something that reminded me of the bass pressure and the red light from the pre-refit Plastic People. The poster is a variant on more of an Op Art tip. -Optigram
All t-shirts are printed on high quality 100% cotton American Apparel t-shirts. All screen-prints are hand-numbered limited editions of 40 and are signed by each respective designer. Buy here.