Wednesday, May 10, 2023

12on12 | Edition 08 - Year Zero - Steve Aoki x Richard Orlinski Launch E...


Following their acclaimed projects with RUN DMCSwizz Beatz, Takashi Murakami and Travis Scott x Saint Laurent, celebrated vinyl record lifestyle brand 12on12 announce their latest co-creation with the 2x GRAMMY nominated DJ & producer Steve Aoki and iconic artist Richard Orlinski. Living at the intersection of music and art, 12on12 provides cultural icons with a unique canvas for storytelling through collectable vinyl records. 

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The pioneering producer, DJ, artist and Dim Mak Records founder Steve Aoki has curated an exclusive limited edition 12" vinyl-only compilation with original artwork from the biggest-selling contemporary French artist in the world, Richard Orlinski. Highlighting the unique relationship between art and music 12on12 brings the two mediums together to commemorate a shared sentiment between the artists, memorialised on exclusive pieces to be collected and treasured.

Steve Aoki's 12on12 (12 tracks on 12" Vinyl) is an exclusive package limited to 500 records featuring a meticulously selected track list celebrating Steve Aoki's straight-edge hardcore roots. Steve's track selections take the listener on a journey through the songs that helped form his sonic foundations and embody the unexpected story of punk music's influence on his meteoric rise to superstar DJ.

Steve Aoki says: "My 12on12 celebrates the music that made me who I am today. Through hardcore, I discovered a true sense of community and the power of DIY -- doing it yourself, by any means necessary."
The world's biggest-selling contemporary French artist Richard Orlinski art directs the collaboration and has created a unique original character, 'Punk Kong,' exclusively for this 12on12. The vinyl release is accompanied by 40 hand-numbered and hand finished artist edition vinyl's, 12 hand finished and signed prints and lifestyle fashion pieces featuring this original artwork.
The collaboration was a natural fit for Orlinski, who is well known for his passion for music and is a successful DJ in his own right. 


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