junior führer

junior führer

For an upcoming book; and a piece about ‘Names you would no longer consider calling your...
darth trumpet

darth trumpet

See that? That’s one of the spot illustrations from Rhodri Marsden’s upcoming book for Rough Guides. The book’s called ‘FWD This Link – A rough guide to staying amused online when you should be working’, and it’ll be in the shops come October 1st (the drawing’s for a piece in the book about a ‘Star Wars Trumpet Solo’, in case you’re wondering). Of course, October 1st is over a month away so, while you’re waiting, you can keep yourself amused with the book’s related blog, which is...
1000 songs to change your life

1000 songs to change your life

Here’s some snaps of my advance copy of ‘1000 songs to change your life’. Rather than a book of lists (as the name may suggest) it’s actually a collection of essays, which focus on topics from learning to love jazz-improvisation (think Eric Dolphy) to the role played by gender-bending in rock (think the New York Dolls). I got to illustrate the ten lead essays from the book. So, from the top: The cover (not by me) An essay on how urban environments have shaped music An essay on impossible-to-defend-yet-still-exhilirating rap I know I would say this – but it’s a great read. It’ll be in the shops in a month or so, and you can pre-order it from amazon...