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tour poster
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tour poster for the nashville-based band, the protomen
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the protomen recently headed out west to road test some new material from their forthcoming LP. after some discussion john delucca set to work drawing and painting the image you see here. the image speaks for itself of course and, as ever, hints at elements of the band's ongoing conceptual narrative and as much as their reality.
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protomen
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poster
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writing, directing, title design and poster design for the short film, light up the night.
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executive producer john la valle approached us with idea of making a film of a section of the protomen's second record, act II. the band chose light up the night as the song, and we approached collaborator matt sundin to co-direct the project with us. development of the project took some years and the end result you can see here. a testament to the band and everyone else involved, the film pays homage to many of the things that inspired us to do the work we do today, whilst delivering a particularly serendipitous socio-political commentary. 

we collaborated once again with john delucca on the poster design.
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protomen.com
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cover
tenacious d show poster
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record sleeve for the nashville-based band, the protomen
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here's another one of the many fruits of our on-going collaborations with the protomen. the band played a tribute night in nashville, TN, back in late 2010 and the recordings came out so well they decided to release it. performing as 'queen' for the night, we decided to recreate the iconic 'queen II' record cover in a studio in brooklyn. the photography is by long-time (v) collaborator matt sundin, and the logo work is by M L hope. we handled the art direction, post-production + layout duties. 
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protomen.com
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film poster
album cover
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artwork for the protomen's second album, act 2 - the father of death
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everything about this record cover + poster had to be bigger and better. the moment we heard act 2 we knew the protomen had taken things far beyond anyone's imagining, and that we were under a huge amount of pressure now to produce artwork that echoed that through & through. we were aware of john delucca's work after collaborating with him on a previous poster for the band, and hired him once again to produce the fantastic 'streets of fire' inspired drawing you see above. we then took care of the sleeve + poster layouts and also put together the 24 page booklet that would detail the story behind the music on the album.
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protomen.com
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