Astral Black is a new London based record label founded by producer Jon Phonics. The exciting new label is also producing some crazy dope artwork with up and coming-designer / LCC graduate Oscar Whale stepping up as the labels in house visual artist. Jon has given Oscar (a freelancer’s dream brief) the opportunity to have conceptual freedom concerning the art direction for the label’s tape series.
Oscar explained “We grew up together and have always shared a strong mutual interest in music and album artwork. While Jon made music, I’d troll through his records and pull out all the good looking records for inspiration and reference in my own work. For the tape series he just gave me the music, told me to vibe with it and do what I wanted with the sleeves”
Most recently developing the Artwork for Astral Black’s 2nd release – “A Short Album” by Scottish producer Jaisu. (Available through pre order from Bleep, with the