14.04.14 by Jeff

Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

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Last week I posted the fantastic “Dark Side of the Covers” project, where an artist imagined the flip side to iconic album covers. I just came across this equally cool blog post by Reddit user Shystone (Halley Docherty), who is now a “Google Street View specialist” at The Guardian.

Docherty has taken classic album covers and placed them into their precise locations using Google Streetview. Above is Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique” album cover in New York’s Lower East Side on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington.

See lots more below.


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Moving Pictures by Rush

 

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The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan

 

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Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin

 

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Late for the Sky by Jackson Browne

 

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(What’s the Story) Morning Glory by Oasis

 

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Abbey Road by the Beatles

 

 

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Willy and the Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival

 

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The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem

 

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Animals by Pink Floyd

 

Check out Halley Docherty’s full post on The Guardian for a little more information on each location. You might also wanna check out Shystone’s Reddit post doing the same thing with paintings.

 













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • https://plus.google.com/112767041460502214504 Greg Miernicki

    Awesome!

  • Taber Craxous

    Amazing photos my friend!!!!

  • Marisol Cabrera

    Wow I can’t imagine the effort it took to track some of these down. Sweet

    • ninobenito

      yes. the effort.

  • Tony Dovi

    Super cool! Thanks for posting this. My brother and I created the Sleevefacer app that does this same thing pretty well. I’ve included one below that I shot of the same Oasis cover while in Seoul. You can check out a huge gallery with some of these photos (along with a bunch of sleevefaces) here: http://site.sleevefacer.com/sleevefacer-app.html And, you can also find the app here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sleevefacer/id471522760?mt=8

  • Tony Dovi

    One more from a day at the beach…

  • Jordan Searle

    Where is the doors hotel morrison?





12.02.16 by Staff

Artist Stephen Lund Rides His Bike to Create GPS Doodles

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Strava is a popular GPS program used by runners and cyclists to track their workouts. Victoria, British Columbia-based artist Stephen Lund uses the program to create these “GPS Doodles” instead. Pedalling an average of 70 kilometres in a single day for each design, Lund completed 70 doodles last year! Check out a selection of his work below!

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12.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Brown

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Paintings and tattoos by Chicago-based artist Stephanie Brown. More images below.

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11.02.16 by Jeff

Kanye West “The Life of Pablo” Album Art Generator

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In honour of Kanye’s surprising new album artwork and title, “The Life of Pablo”, Andy, Joey, and Drew made a Kanye Album Art Generator. My version is dedicated to my little friend Mika.

*Update – If you missed the live stream of “The Life of Pablo” and the debut of Yeezy Season 3, it’s playing on a loop here.

11.02.16 by Jeff

OK Go’s Impressive New Music Video Shot in Zero Gravity

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This is nuts! I wonder how many times they had to shoot this (and how much plane fuel was used). Watch “Upside Down & Inside Out” on Booooooom TV.

 

11.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: David Slone

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A selection of paintings by artist David Slone. More images below.

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