Miles Davis to Design Second Album for Saturate

Massive Burn Studios will Paint Cover Art for “The Separation Effect”

It may come as no surprise that Massive Burn Studios is closely tapped in to rock music. From screaming faces and dramatically lit scenes, the artwork of Miles Davis is full of emotion, inspired, in part, by his love for hard rock music. While painting in the studio, you will rarely catch him without the music blaring. The ability to soak up the emotion from one element and then purge it onto the canvas is one of the things that makes art so ethereal, as if the music is sending a message through you, through the paint.

Thus, it is only natural that rock bands and musicians gravitate toward the style and art that Miles creates. Enter heavy rock outfit Saturate from Houston, Texas.

Saturate: The Point of No Return Art by Massive Burn Studios

Album Art for Saturate’s Album “The Point of No Return,” Designed by Massive Burn Studios

“We’ve known Jimmy, Mike, Hector, and the other members of Saturate for years now,” recalls Merissa, Art Director and Graphic Designer for Massive Burn Studios. “We first met the group as they were working on their second album ‘The Point of No Return.’ We developed the concept for this album after just a few phone conversations with Jimmy Miller, lead singer and co-founder of the band. After they approved the initial concept, we went straight into the full process. Miles illustrated and painted the cover art, while I designed and produced the layout for the booklet and cd itself. We are really proud of this album. It’s definitely a highlight of our portfolio and shows how well our talents merge.”

Photo courtesy of Saturate.

Photo courtesy of Saturate.

Massive Burn Studios is pleased to announce that they will be teaming up with Saturate once again on their forthcoming album “The Separation Effect.” Miles is set to design and illustrate the cover art for this, Saturate’s fourth record, currently in production. The concept has been approved, and Miles is excited to start painting. We hope to bring you updates as the album progresses. Keep your finger on the pulse at facebook.com/massiveburn or facebook.com/saturatemusic  to hear the latest. And support the band’s efforts in the studio by preordering the album (and other goodies) on their kickstarter campaign, available through Sunday, June 14.

Have an album that needs awesome art? Contact us to get started on your commission today!

 

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