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Razorcake Magazine – Design and Video Work




RAZORCAKE is the first and only official non-profit DIY punk rock fanzine in America primarily dedicated to supporting independent music culture.

Has there ever been a finer assem­blage of punk-rock-loving, fanzine-creating, counterculture-sustaining, crash-pad-encouraging and fuck-you-Daleing on the planet? The answer is no. No there has not.

So here’s some design work non­sense I’m pleased to have made for my pals at the Razor­cake Fanzine/ Records/ Skateboard/ Dis­tri­b­u­tion con­sor­tium over the years. They do their part.

Razorcake 58 - Mark Sultan Cover - Graphic Design
Razorcake 70 - Lenguas Largas Front Cover - Graphic Design
Razorcake 65 - Gateway District Front Cover - Graphic Design
Razorcake 92 - The Rival Mob - Graphic Design
Razorcake 51 - Underground Railroad to Candyland Front Cover - Graphic Design
Razorcake 17 - Grabass Charelstons Front Cover - Graphic Design

Above:  Razorcake Cover Sextet

Razorcake Magazine Covers
I am always 100% stoked to get a chance to cook up a cover for Razorcake. They’ve showcased an amazing array of DIY/ Underground/ Punk Rock/ WhateverYouWannaCallThem artists over the years (on both the inside and the outside of the mag), and I couldn’t be happier to be one of them.

Positive, progressive, community-friendly DIY punk!

Above Top:  Razorcake #92 Promo Video

Above Middle:  Razorcake Cover Barrage

Below:  Alt Renders

Razorcake – Cover Flythrough Bumper
Razorcake: They do their part!
Motion graphics video spot. Music by the Knockout Pills
Background video footage courtesy “Razorcake 10 Year Anniversary Show Documentary

Razorcake -Video Bumper Cover Animation Test Render
Razorcake -Video Bumper Cover Animation Still Render

Above: What’s in the alleyway behind every club

Below: What’s in outer space

Razorcake – 8 Second Logo Thing
Logo render using Cinema 4D, After Effects, FCP, etc.
Audio by The Hex Dispensers (taken from “Razorcake 10 Year Anniversary Show Documentary“)

Razorcake -Video Bumper Animation Test Render

Razorcake - Learn to Play Guitar in One Day at No Cost - Graphic Design
Razorcake Records - T-Shirt Design
Razorcake - Skateboard Deck Design

Top: Possibly the most important image I have ever made

Bottom: Razorcake merch

Learn to Play Guitar in One Day at No Cost
This piece is really kind of an updating of the insert included with the debut single from my old band The Weird Lovemakers. I didn’t learn how to play the guitar until I was 23 years old, and by that point I figured the ship had probably already sailed on the “become a musician” front. Imagine my surprise then, when I discovered how easy it was to play Punk Rock songs after learning two simple fingering shapes and moving them around — I mean, that basically describes my entire career as a musician. So this is me just trying to spread the good news, and Razorcake was happy to help the cause. (Now go start a band.)

Miscellaneous Design Goods
Stylin’ Razorcake Records logo T-Shirt and OOP Skate Deck design.


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