Julio Montás

Vinyl Record Label Design

🗒 Overview

World-class Colombian DJ, producer and sound engineer based in New York City. His work spans numerous genres, producing music for both established and breakout artists.

🖼 Moodboard: Endless Motion of Energy

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🚀 Background

I first encountered Alexander in Brooklyn's underground music scene when he was remixing ‘Scumdolly – Making Ends Meet’ for Blkmarket Music label. At the same time, he was working on his own four track vinyl record for his label ERRANT Recordings Inc. I soon joined him to become part of his vision.

📸 Photography exploration

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💭 Concept

As part of my discovery phase, I studied the illusion of time within space and how artists have used it in the past to describe it visually. His only request at the time was to use one of the paintings by the artist Pablo Carpio, as shown below.

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✍ LIQUIDO Fluid By Alessandro Comotti

👓 Title

I spent days doing research and asking around for a minimal sans serif font family that captures a melting abstraction yet also captures the style of artist Pablo Carpio’s paintings.

🍬 Palette

👁 Mockups

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👁 Vinyl Cover

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👁 Bandcamp Cover

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🎯 Results

The Vinyl version of ERR002 can be found at Discogs and Deejay.de or the digital version at Bandcamp and Beatport.