Michiel William Kauw–A–Tjoe




We Don’t Go Out

Category : My Work, Shoegaze · No Comments · by Jan 31st, 2012

Put together this shoegazey track with faux electric guitar and reverse reverbed vocals while having a bi-weekly creative get together at my brother’s place. For that yet to be made Sophia Coppola movie soundtrack…

Trilobyte

Category : Electronic Music, My Work · (2) Comments · by Jan 26th, 2012

Old track actually from my Linux days, finally had the time to do some much needed tightening-up. The artwork was done by Laurens:

Beauty

Category : Beauty, Folk, Quotes · No Comments · by Jan 24th, 2012

“When you are concerned with aesthetics, with images of beauty, you are always exploring. You’re always remaking them, adding to them. They are basically slow-growing things, like plants, and the explosions are rare, but so far as man’s mind is concerned, this is all part of the system.”

Alan Lomax, 1975 — from the Cultural Equity research pages.

№ 1 Candy

Category : Beauty · (2) Comments · by Jan 22nd, 2012

Capital D

Category : My Experiments, Tattoo, Typography · (2) Comments · by Jan 21st, 2012

Satisfied with this “D” for a tattoo I’m currently working on.

Push Pop Stack

Category : Quotes, References, Research & Development · No Comments · by Jan 18th, 2012

Hofstadter reminisces.

Tattoo

Category : Graphic Design, My Work, Tattoo, Typography · No Comments · by Jan 13th, 2012

Someone asked about the type I used for my “This Too Shall Pass” wisdom tile. Well, I actually designed it by hand so there was no original font, but this person wants to use it for a tattoo. When I promised to have a go at the design, it turned out my wisdom tile had actually already been applied to someone else’s skin without me knowing it! They were kind enough to send me the proof:

Rekids

Category : Records · No Comments · by Jan 11th, 2012

Got Mochi?

Category : Illustration, My Work, Sketches · (1) Comment · by Jan 8th, 2012

2010. Ran into this terrific museum in Genoa, Italy, the Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art. It was loaded with Samurai armour and Ukiyo-e prints.

One Is Never Enough

Category : Graphic Design, My Work, Sketches · No Comments · by Jan 6th, 2012

Ain’t it the truth. Based on one of many cool hand-painted street signs in Kenya. Some more sketches up on my Flickr pages.