- FREAK OF THE WEEK
- HAPPY FRIDAY
- MULGAS ZOMBIE ZOO
- INSIDE THOUGHTS OF NOW
- IMAGINARY FRIENDS
- CREATURES FROM THE URBAN JUNGLE
- CREATURES OF THE NIGHT
- BARKING MAD
- GODS AND MONSTERS
- ANCIENT RULERS OF BRITAIN
- 5W+1H = ARTIST INTERVIEWS
- 1 MINUTE CREATURES
- GETLIFFE – BUNNY STRIPS
- ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
- AROUND THE WORLD
- WHO’S THAT CREATURE?
- SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND
CREATURE EDITIONS (2006-09)
BROWSE THE ARCHIVES
Artist: Nikki Pinder
Project: Happy Friday! – A new illustration every Friday.
This week we celebrate an extra special Happy Friday with the announcement of Nikki Pinders new solo exhibition “The Mechanics of the Mind”.
Here are the details:
“The Mechanics of the Mind”
A solo exhibition of artwork by Illustrator, Artist and Designer Nikki Pinder
Saturday 25th September 2010 – Saturday 15th January 2011
Nikki’s work is intrigueing and very unique, you should defeinately think about popping if you are in the area.
End of the Road Festival is fast approaching, tickets are completely sold out and with a line-up of such impressive musical calibre and headline acts like Modest Mouse, Yo la Tengo and Wilco for you to gawp at, that is no surprise.
We are looking forward to catching sets from Iron and Wine, The Low Anthem and of course, Edwyn Collins. We also know that End of the Road offers a whole lot more in terms of lesser known independent acts and upcoming performers who have that little something special.
We have selected five acts that we feel will be little golden nuggets of joy at this years EOTR (in alphabetical order, we simply couldn’t rank them!):
Caitlin Rose – myspace.com/caitlinrosesongs
Creature saw Caitlin perform during the summer and we were impressed by bags of country song writing talent, a great voice and a strong repertoire. This 23 year old very highly recommended by Creature. Expect assured country songs tickled with melody and emotion.
Django Django myspace.com/djangotime
One word: “Storm”. We fell in love with that song on first listen. Django Django are certainly an upcoming act with much potential. What they do is difficult to explain but a joy to listen to. Based on reviews, their set will cause us to dance our little socks off and be left with a new favourite band.
Left with Pictures myspace.com/leftwithpictures
Creature saw an intimate set from Left With Pictures a couple of months ago and we will surely be in attendance at EOTR. Folk songs with a classical edge. These guys do it differently and captivatingly, expect sweet arrangements, interesting vocals and whimsical songs such as “Professional help”.
Ra Ra riot myspace.com/rarariot – Dropped out Unfortunately.
Creature has become quite attached to Ra Ra Riot over the past few years. We are excited to see that they are at EOTR. Their arrangements have an urgency and propelling energy about them. Expect tumbling drums, uplifting strings and some intriguing lyrics. This is good to move to.
Woodpigeon – myspace.com/woodpigeon
There will no doubt be many performances from these guys throughout the weekend. Please be sure to see at least one of them, especially if you are feeling a little worse for wear, this is healing music, full of wholesome musicianship, succulent strings and sweet vocal harmonies that will calmly caress you.
Whether or not you are going to this years End of the Road Festival these acts are sure worth a listen. If you have heard them before then great, if not then soak it up, it’s the good stuff! We’ll see you at the end of the road!
This year we will be helping with Croquet (www.croqueteast.co.uk) on the lovely lawns of the Larmer Tree Gardens. If you are in attendance at the event then pop along for a relaxing game, if you managed not to make it this year then sorry to be rubbing this in. Go next year!
This is The Inside Thoughts of Now, a collaborative project initiated by Thom Kofoed and Steven Jarvis. Thom writes and Steven draws. It works! The guys will be producing new investigations into their deepest inside thoughts and presenting them here every other week for the readers of Creaturemag.
We love Thom’s direct observational writing style and the complementary illustrative collage that Steven develops around these words. The two seem to merge well and create something really personal and intriguing. Keep up the great work guys.
This weeks piece is entitled, Puis, j’ai été à Paris. Digest the poem, drift off into the atmosphere of Thom and Steven’s merged inside thoughts. Enjoy!
Artist: Kim Roberts
Project: Freak of the Week
This weeks Freak comes from our new contributor Kim Roberts. Some insane sea dwelling freaks drawing sailors onto the rocks. This one makes me feel a little uneasy. A slimy fish kiss! Short and sweet. Enjoy.
Artist: Chris Getliffe
Project: Mean Bunny Strips every other Tuesday
Thanks to Chris Getliffe for this new Mean Bunny Strip. It is wholly un-PC and may be offensive to some. Now drink the bleach my baby!
Look out for more Bunnies doing un-bunny-like things every other Tuesday.