Undercovers Season 3
A podcast series dedicated to finding out the stories behind amazing and iconic album artwork. Join us as we talk to the incredible artists and designers who have given the visual aesthetic to some of the greatest music of all time.
Alex Haldi (J Cole, Wu-Massacre, Bon Jovi, Rhinanna)
Alex Haldi found his dream job as a creative director at Def Jam Records working on albums by LL Cool J, Rhianna, Big Boi, Nas and J Cole to name a few.
Tavon Sampson (Young Jeezy, Kevin Gates, Nas, Rick Ross)
Tavon Sampson has a career that most would envy working at Def Jam and Warner Bros. Records and creating the visual look for albums from Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Kevin Gates, NAS, Fabolous and many more
Jason Link (Rancid, Descendents, Pennywise, Bayside)
Jason Link is the creative director for Epitaph Records and previous creative at Victory Records. We dissect his work with the biggest and best acts on each label.
Callum Preston (Parkway Drive, Alex Lahey, Deez Nuts, Luca Brasi)
Callum Preston creates incredible art pieces that have become iconic companions to amazing records. Parkwa Drive's "Ire", Alex Lahey's "Best of Luck Club" and many more. Here we discuss his origins and the mark he has made on the Australian music landscape with his art.
Masaki Koike (Black Sabbath, The Grateful Dead, Woodstock, The Cars)
Grammy Award winner Masaki Koike has become one of the masters of album box set creation. Our chat touches on everything from De La Soul to Woodstock with Black Sabbath, The Cars, Joni Mitchell, The Grateful Dead and more.
Tommy Steele (Tom Petty, Foo Fighters, Neil Young, Poison)
Iconic album designer Tommy Steele is a pioneer of music art - working with everyone from John Lennon to The Foo Fighters, Poison to Megadeth and more. We run right through his career!
Frank Gargiulo (Red Hot & Blue, Fall Out Boy, Bad Religion, Rival Schools)
Frank Gargiulo has been responsible for some iconic album design and art during his career from the iconic HIV awareness album Red Hot & Blue to Bad Religions The Gray Race and records by Fall Out Boy, 311 and Rival Schools to name a few. We delve into how these designs came together and the brilliant stories behind them!
Gail Marowitz (Panic! At The Disco, Aimee Mann, Patti Smith)
Gail Marowitz is a Grammy winner and nominee who has worked with the biggest names in music including Aimee Mann, Evanescence, Ted Leo, Aerosmith, Seether and many more
Dan Mumford (Star Wars, A Day To Remember, Parkway Drive)
Dan Mumford is an iconic illustrator and album designer out of the UK. Acclaimed globally with exhibitions in the US, work with Star Wars as well as punk and hardcore artists such as Parkway Drive, A Day To Remember, Protest The Hero and more.
Invisible Creature (Foo Fightes, Alice In Chains, Brand New, Chris Cornell)
Invisible Creature is the creative talents of Don and Ryan Clark and responsible for iconic designs from The Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Stone Sour, Brand New, Chris Cornell and more.