British artist, RQM has paired up with street artist REMED to give a unique touch to a limited edition run of 84 7″ records containing his newest release entitled COLORS FADE. The select 84 of the 100 limited edition 7″ records are individual pieces that make a single REMED painting, outlining the entire life span of a relationship – the story was inspired by the song COLORS FADE. Each 7″ is available for pre-order with an equally limited edition t-shirt (preorder).
RQM may not come to mind for many of you, but in the UK he’s making waves. He’s had air play top national radio station BBC1 and played along side artists such as Missy Elliot, M.I.A., Buraka Som Sistema, The Stereo Mcs, The Rapture and Kool Keith. His music is electronic based alternative hiphop, a genre I’ve personally been attached to for a while, and between talent and recording quality there’s nothing but good things to come.
“This is a very important release for me – it marks a period of musical independence so I wanted to celebrate it with something very special and essentially give my fans a real gift. REMED is one of my favorite artists and I respect the brother for the soul he injects into his paintings so a collab was a natural movement. ” RQM
REMED is a French born-Madrid based artist and more specifically a street artist who switches his unique style from wall to canvas, legally, illegally and untethered. Especially respectable for his street loyalty, amidst offers from major galleries in New York, Paris, Madrid and Sao Paulo for their exhibits and personal collections, he refuses to leave the underground art world. The inspiration for the COLORS FADE painting, as stated in an interview, is that ” it came out after long talks with RQM about his songs and words….the idea is to tell the story of a human relation through love. Contrast, intensity, explosion, and the seed of the next contrast. So the painting is a chain of events in the love of two people.”
The colors expressive and meaningful to its purpose, REMED shows his opinion of light, color and art clearly in his work.
Here’s a little preview of some of RQM’s work as seen on his Soundcloud profile (here).
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