By Choice Cuts
HELP FUND OUR EXHIBITION AT THE RHYTHM WEEKENDER FESTIVAL IN DUBLIN!!!
'As creator of the mind-blowing cover art of albums such as Miles Davis' Bitches Brew and Santana'’s Abraxas, the late Mati Klarwein’'s work has become arguably more recognisable than the musicians he worked for.
It was through a love of vinyl that we became fans of his work and were surprised to learn he has remained so unrecognised. Once we began to explore his work, we discovered Mati was more than just an illustrator of record covers: he was a true artist and shaman.
We want to simply spread Mati’s work to a wider audience and show its depth and variety. To that end, we’re working with Mati'’s son Balthazar to ... Read More.
By Thomas Casagranda
From Miles Davis to Manic Street Preachers, six readers tell us about their favourite album sleeve art – what's yours?
What does the picture mean? Miles is stating that the roots of jazz, of blues, of rock and of civilisation began in Africa. It is also a unification between black and white, between rock and jazz. The thunder in the distance suggests the turbulence of the grooves within: this wasn't the mild fusion of Filles DE Kilimanjaro, or In A Silent Way, this was the way forward – the jazz-rock fusion ... Read More.
By Staf Magazine
Some pictures of the Bitches Brew skateboards event at FTC Barcelona.
Thank you Staf and Julio!
By Thabeat Valera
Entrevista con Lidia Garcia para OH MY GOD BLOG
By Seb Carayol
When I got in touch with Balthazar, world-reknown artist and psychedelic surrealism icon Mati Klarwein‘s son, he mentioned how he had been a hardcore skater since he was a kid in Mallorca, and how that’s why the art his dad did for Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew LP ended up as a collab with Western Edition -the amazing little story is all explained in this article.
But you know ... Read More.