For what is a rock star primarily renowned?
Well, apart from their blazing onstage performances, many of the music business’s biggest names are equally famous for the myriad creative ways that they trashed their hotel rooms. In the glory days of Led Zeppelin, drummer John Bonham memorably rode a motorbike along the corridors of Los Angeles’ Continental Hyatt House, thus securing the establishment’s somewhat louche reputation. Those of a sensitive disposition should be advised that the motorbike incident was one of the more repeatable stunts pulled by Robert Plant and friends, whose famously over-the-top on tour lifestyle set the gold standard for rock ‘n roll excess. Continue reading
Here at Creative Cloud we’ve been exceptionally busy working on various projects. Below are a few for you to enjoy.
Creative Cloud has developed poster designs for Dunya Festival, Parkpop Festival, and Zomercarnaval. The Dunya Festival is the oldest yearly music festival and takes place in the Netherlands. The word ‘dunya’ represents trying, tasting, experiencing and enjoying. With world-renowned artists and upcoming talent, storytellers, as well as poets and performers, the Dunya Festival certainly lives up to its name. 2010 saw a successful turn out and over 60 hours of world music. For more information of what the Dunya Festival offers for 2011 click here. Continue reading
How do you imagine Mick Hucknall? The impish lad leaving home in the video for Holding Back the Years? Sprawled in the back of a stretch limo with a couple of lively rock chicks? Belting out a raucous version of Pool Hall Richard in his new role as lead singer of the reformed Faces?
One thing that you can depend on is that there won’t be many fans who think of him standing in his kitchen, knocking up a mean lobster thermidor. Yet this recipe forms part of the collection of 60 musicians who have donated their time and culinary obsessions for Love Music Love Food – The Rock Star Cookbook. Continue reading