Fact magazine have just published a list of the top fifty trip hop records and by way of my murky Ninjatune Forum past I was asked to illustrate it. It's another dream brief given I own many of the records listed. Here's a screenshot of the final piece and in addition the piece in full with Beth Orton and Tricky who were cropped for the website. There's also a coloured version which I ditched as I felt the illustration was too busy with the extra colours.
And my god Beth Gibbons is tricky to draw. It took four attempts... And from a record perspective I would've definitely included The Runaways 'Classic Tales' and Grantby's 'Coffee Table Music' compilation but you can't have everything.
Huge thanks to John Xela for opportunity.