Tag Archives: sleeve art

record shop stickers (parts one & two)

Some record shop stickers, mostly from Belgium. Should’ve kept them in a notebook. Many thanks MagisterM, DominiqueDrDoG, BrianC and WandaP and see also:

To be continued …

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from sleeveface to where ?

From Sleeveface to Where? http://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2014/apr/07/classic-album-covers-in-google-street-view-in-pictures

+ bonus http://zaropans.wordpress.com/tag/rephotography/

rip oz genius martin sharp

RIP Martin Sharp (1942-01-21 > 2013-12-01) … More on Oz & It & all later!
http://sixtiessharp.blogspot.be/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Sharp
http://www.milesago.com/people/martin-sharp.htm
http://www.southernpictures.com.au/the-sharp-end/
http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/sharp-edge-the-art-of-martin-sharp/
http://www.discogs.com/lists/Sleeve-Artists-Martin-Sharp-Oz-Whitaker/6044
http://www.abc.net.au/arts/blog/arts-desk/Martin-Sharp-dies-age-71-131202/default.htm

french cosmic machinery

It’s da bombue! The Cosmic Machine – A Voyage Across French Cosmic And Electronic Avantgarde (1970-1980) v/a cd or 2lp+cd on Because (released 2013-10-14) boasts twenty tracks on either format, two of which previously unreleased (by Bernard Fèvre and by DVWB = Daniel Vangarde & Wally Badarou). Sleeve by Philippe Druillet, music selected by Uncle O, who’s already compiled the Shaolin Soul series, and there’s a 12″ with a Prins Thomas remix too. Hecque, even Serge is on board! Interviews via http://wadmag.com/words/files/uncle-o-cosmic-machine/ and http://www.90bpm.net/2013/10/cosmic-machineuncle-o-itw/ and http://www.lemouv.fr/diffusion-cosmic-machine and see also http://culturebox.francetvinfo.fr/cosmic-machine-la-compil-des-pionniers-de-lelectro-made-in-france-143505 and http://www.franceinter.fr/blog-loreille-en-pointe-cosmic-machine-la-compile-retro-futuriste-made-in-france & whatever comes next!

lemi ghariokwu’s art


Seminal: Fela Anikulapo (Ransome) Kuti’s music. As important: the sleeve art provided by Lemi Ghariokwu! (And is that an Afro Unknown Pleasuresin the background of the YT clip above?)
http://artsownkind.wordpress.com/
http://lemighariokwu.wordpress.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemi_Ghariokwu
http://www.afrobeatmusic.net/html/books.html
http://www.granta.com/New-Writing/Water-Has-No-Enemy
http://www.granta.com/New-Writing/A-Dynasty-of-Album-Cover-Art
http://www.wrasserecords.com/Fela_Anikulapo_Kuti_9/Complete_Boxset_276.html  [bargain!]

mati klarwein’s orphan fairytale

Orphan Fairytale has a new album on Blackest Rainbow: “Comets Come Alive” (2012-09-10). The video for “Meteor shower” (made or merely oploaded by one BurningHaze70) features “Saint-John” (1962, part 3/5) by Mati Klarwein – which was previously used as sleeve art by Jerry Garcia & Howard Wales (1970) and Jam & Spoon (1997).
http://www.facebook.com/OrphanFairytale
http://www.discogs.com/artist/Orphan+Fairytale
http://blackestrainbowrecords.bandcamp.com/album/comets-come-alive-2
http://www.matiklarweinart.com/en/gallery/st-john3-1962-portrait.htm#title
http://www.discogs.com/Jam-Spoon-Kaleidoscope/master/92427
http://www.douglasrecords.com/ReleasesJerryGarcia.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mati_Klarwein#Album_covers
http://www.matiklarweinart.com/artworkgallery.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooteroll%3F#Cover
http://www.deaddisc.com/disc/Hooteroll.htm
http://www.dead101.com/1065.htm

to tune these electric guitars

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Yoshihiko Satoh‘s Presents arms(2002), a twelve necks guitar sculpture, Michael Angelo Batio‘s Quad guitar, Gary Hutchins & Steve Puto’s The beast“, and a couple of other multineck guitars … Hey and there’s a cool gallery of record sleeves with doubleneck guitars on them on Stefan Wirz’s site!