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2016: Sixteen of the Best Album Covers

From the surreal to the humorous, album cover art in 2016 was full of designs which told a story. Below are sixteen of the most evocative (in no specific order). … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Freaky Album Cover Art of Gene Brownell

A chicken in a gas mask, a pigeon in a sandwich, a purple skinned model sitting on a cliff with a guy in a diving suit behind her….you’ve probably never … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 5 Comments

Behind Marconi Union’s “Weightless” Video

Somehow I missed it the first time around in 2014, but a resurrected news story on “the most relaxing song ever” has been making the rounds again recently, the story … Continue reading

November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Bad Album Covers Happen to Good Albums (Part 2)

And the journey continues on from Part 1….. Pity poor John Martyn. He went into the studio in the early 90s to re-record some of the best songs from his … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Bad Album Covers Happen to Good Albums (Part 1)

Sure, finding bad album covers is easy to do – whole books and websites have been devoted to the failed and unintentionally humorous in album cover art. Yet, usually in … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

Mellow Candles and Melting Ice Spires

Sometimes the back cover or inside artwork of an album is just as good, or better, than the image chosen for the front cover to sell the music.  Case in … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Michael Chapman (who’s not fond of mornings) and “Northern Lights”

Michael Chapman celebrated his 75th birthday the other day. You might be saying “who?”, and, if so, you wouldn’t be alone. I asked about his music in a used record … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

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