Lately, I've had the privilege to be asked to design a set of covers for albums of the "New Albion Trilogy", a set of operas by Paul Shapera, a very talented composer. The opus is basically about the story of the city of New Albion. A Steampunk Opera, a Dieselpunk opera... aren't they what the genres needed and fully deserved? Paul Shapera is busy making up for this gap with his New Albion Trilogy. Learn more about Paul's great work at:…Continue
For once, here is something that hasn't (completely) popped out my twisted imagination: this somehow funny looking, cartoonish train is based on a real train, a passengers DMU (Diesel Multi Unit) class ДП, which in russian is short for Дизель поезд (Diesel train). Built during WWII by the company…Continue
Lots of things about Diesel City have seen said and written on these latest weeks, in lots of places, by lots of people. Sure enough, most of them were nice things, making me feel so very proud.
One voice was missing, though, the voice of someone who definitely has something to say about Diesel City. Someone I'm so happy and honored to have the name of bound up with the whole Diesel City project. Someone, though, who was never to give himself the credit for all his hard, wonderful…Continue