The La’s 386, a tribute to the short lived but brilliant, britpop band The La’s, and their graphic cover art.
The band signed to Go! Discs in 1987 and commenced recording of their debut album. Following the release of singles “Way Out” (1987), “There She Goes” (1988) and “Timeless Melody” (1990) and having aborted several recording sessions with different producers, the band released their debut album The La’s in 1990 to critical acclaim and modest commercial success. The group entered a prolonged hiatus in 1992 which lasted almost two decades. The group later reformed briefly in the mid-1990s, 2005 and 2011. However, no new recordings have been released.
Female face used via Wikimedia Commons
For more background info on the band
To see The La’s and hear there biggest hit
Listen to this, just for kicks
My latest art project EntertainMe, where I create another year’s worth of digital collages, based on indie rock and visual media. To see this and more on deviant Art.
I wanted to do a pop art collage this time, and find a band with bright & shiny melodies. I have been listening to the self-titled The La’s on a CD I bought in the $2 bargain bins at Rasputin Records. Along with Morrissey, Band of Horses and The New Pornographers. What a find for a few dollars! And with that I veered towards this pop art style in the vein of fleet of gypsies on dA. It was an organic process, I like the end results, it’s something I would like to try more of.
Blade Runner 372. Inspired by the sci-fi, futuristic film Blade Runner. Directed by the visionary Ridley Scott.
I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I’ve watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those… moments will be lost in time, like tears…
in rain. Time to die.
Eye in the sky by Steve Bissonnette
My latest art project EntertainMe, where I create another year’s worth of digital collages, based on indie rock and visual media. Click here to see on deviant Art.
My all-time, favorite film is Blade Runner, and can watch it on repeat and still be moved on many levels. I loved the opener where you can see the Tyrell Corporation reflecting off the detectives eyeball as he approaches it.
Still not sure know how many people seeing my piece got it, but I decided to juxtapose a human eye with an android’s eye. And show the difference between the two primarily with different, saturated colors. I added the now classic quote with blue bar to separate them even more. And there