POW! WOW! ROTTERDAM STREET ART FESTIVAL 2020: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE EVENT COORDINATOR & WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS YEARS FESTIVAL.

2&6 Journalist: Chris Kelly Photos: Courtesy of Pow! Wow! 03/09/2020 https://videopress.com/v/ViYvmJlJ?autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata Over the course of the next week ( 6th - 13th September), an expertly curated selection of the best Graffiti & Street Artists in the Netherlands will be making the pilgrimage to Rotterdam in order to bomb the walls of the legendary Street Art…

PAINTING THROUGH PRAGUE: A HEDONISTIC PAINTING PILGRIMAGE THROUGH VIENNA & PRAGUE

2&6 Journalist: ANONYMOUS Photos: THE 2&6 PHOTO ARCHIVE 25/08/2020 Everything you read below is completely fictional and is not based on fact. For me, Graffiti equals Freedom, The freedom to change your own surroundings and the surroundings of thousands of other people. Its something unique to have the power to bring your message to the…

2&6 Talks with: Willkay – The designer behind some of the UK’s most legendary mixtape covers

Interview conducted & written by: Lachlan Hayes / A.K.A Album Art Blog Edited By: Chris Kelly 15/07/2020 A few weeks back, I had the great pleasure of sitting down with East London creative, Willkay. When I asked how Willkay would describe his occupation, he simply said he is “An artist, a graphic designer and an…

2&6 Talks With: MissMe

Interview Written & Conducted by: Chris Kelly 7/7/2020 Montreal based Street Artist & 'Artful Vadal', MissMe, uses her skills as an artist to bring often neglected discussions to the foreground of society by sharing her inner dialogue with the world through her huge murals. Voted number three in Complex's list of 'Women in Street Art…

THE ALBUM ART COVER SPOTLIGHT – VOL.4

WRITTEN BY: ALBUMARTWORKBLOG 24/05/2020 Mefjus & Break // Out Of Time // Vision Recordings // 2020 Earlier this year Mefjus & Break released their debut collaboration. For the cover, they enlisted Russian graphic designer, Uno Design, who has produced a noteworthy share of drum and bass record covers. Whilst their designs range in style, for…

THE ALBUM ART COVER SPOTLIGHT VOL.2

Aitch // Aitch20 // Since 93 // 2019 Earlier this week, 101Barz released a freestyle from Aitch, which was recorded at the beginning of the year whilst on tour in Amsterdam. Aitch was getting attention early on in his career, but he was propelled into the limelight after the release of his first album, Aitch20,…

THE VALUE OF VINYL: THE ALBUM COVER SPOTLIGHT – VOL.1

WRITTEN BY: @ALBUMARTWORKBLOG 06/04/2020 This Week's Collection Silque & Dizzee Rascal // Riot // STMPD RCRDS // 2020 The product of a collaboration between bonafide grime royalty, Dizzee Rascal, and Dutch duo, Silque, has been released this week paired of course with distinct cover art. Reminiscent of the Dizzee we saw at the turn of…

FREE SHOWS, SAMPLE PACKS & ONLINE CLASSES FOR MUSICIANS TO HELP YOU THROUGH THE BOREDOM

Netflix, completed it mate. We here at 2&6 have compiled a dope list of resources to help ride out the next few weeks and keep all creatives inspired. Be honest, you've already smashed Tiger King. Here are a few of our favorite and more music specific life lines and boredom breakers. We've included the links…

Amsterdam’s Undervalued Street Artist’s

First Published in Amsterdam Alternative Written by Chris KellyPhoto’s: The 2&6 Collective Leave Graffiti Alone! By Chris Kelly - The 2&6 Collective Archives During the course of the last decade, global appreciation of graffiti (or street art) has grown exponentially. What was once an artform only appreciated by those who created it or those immersed…