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Music And Graphic Designers

Liverpool Hope University Graphic Design student, and vocalist Danny Reposer. (Photograph© @cusackphotography)
Music And Graphic Designers

Art Schools have many famous alumni better known for their music than the disciplines they studied. Graphic Design is no exception. David Bowie, Pete Townsend, and Freddie Mercury all studied Graphic Design before hitting the music charts.

At Liverpool Hope University, Graphic Design student Danny Reposar combines his studies with ambitions for his band Decay, who have just announced their debut album Staring At The Sun, which will be out on the 10th July 2020, via Fox Records.

Staring At The Sun, aims to hold up a mirror to the human condition, embracing both the good and the bad, as vocalist, Danny Reposar, explains: ‘At the time of writing the track we were all going through a lot of troubles and setbacks within our personal lives; death, grievance and heartbreak to name a few. We wanted to write a record that ebbed and flowed in a way that our emotions were at the time of writing. The highest of highs and the lowest of lows. From being uninspired, to a major musical breakthrough, to grieving the loss of a loved one. The record is a reflection of our everyday lives in and out of the band and is something I hope a lot of people resonate with.’

The demands of study, recording – and once the lock-down is over – touring, are not easy to balance. Compromises come at a cost, but in his Professional Practice studies Danny has been encouraged to look holistically at his portfolio career. Combining running cost analysis for music and graphic design may seem dry, but it has helped Danny to project his future income holistically; a hard shot of reality that will help Danny to keep his creative practice alive and vibrant for years to come.

Will Danny join the ranks of Graphic Designers who are renowned for their music? I hope so, you can judge for yourself by visiting this link: https://youtu.be/JHKW3tiQ5Kw

Here is Danny with the coda: ‘I’ve been fortunate to be constantly surrounded by inspiring creatives in both worlds, who really push me to reach my artistic goals both in and out of music.’
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