I ran into Geoff Peveto of Decoder Ring last night at the White Denim (**1/2)- Nouns Group (***1/2) - Yellow Fever (***1/2)-Tokyo Police Club (** 1/2) - Punk Bunny (***) show.
It reminded me that I hadn't been to their site in awhile. I really like the Decoder Ring's work, but mainly, I really like the way they work. They are genuinely music fans, so they get excited about putting an image to a sound. Lots of down to earth talent in that office.
While at Flatstock last year I felt totally overwhelmed with the plethora of amazing music poster design. The challenge is to find that perfect combination of an artist and a band that you love.
The Decoder Ring's artist series is pretty fantastic too. I was blown away watching the process of the Jay Ryan print. And, apparently I was introduced to someone from Aesthetic Apparatus last night, but he did such a good job playing himself down I didn't realize it until today. So I wasn't able to ask the two artists to discuss their similar take on the Hold Steady: