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Monganaut
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Re: Favourite Record Sleeve?
May 23, 2011, 14:36
Here's a few that I like a lot

Hawkwind's - Space Ritual

Boss Hogg - Drinkin' Lyin' & Letchin - as a teen, for obvious reasons...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Boss_Hog_-_Drinkin%27_etc_album_cover.JPG

Einsturzende Neubauten - Halber Mensche - those teeth around the edge still creep me out.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/bc/HalberMenschAlbumCover.jpg

Anything by Foetus, though esp 'Nail'. He had a real eye for a catching design. all that situationist stuff was lovely.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/Foetus_Nail.jpg

Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here, Porcupine, Ocean Rain.
There was something epic about the covers of the 2nd,3rd and 4th' albums for me, esp 'Heaven'. I could stare at that for hours, and accompanied by the music, it really took me places.

Joy Div - Unknown Pleasures
Faust - Faust Tapes (original vinyl)
Both of the above have a similar visual vibe for me. I like geometry and the geometric.
http://cococubed.asu.edu/images/87a/images/unknown_pleasures.jpg
http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=223803


The Warlocks - US version of Phoenix (and all the early releases TBH)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_%28The_Warlocks_album%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rise_and_Fall_%28The_Warlocks_album%29

Anything by Broadcast/ Ghostbox. I love pretty much everything I've seen by Julian House
http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=JuliAN+House&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=zbq&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&prmd=ivnscm&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=4l7aTdmNDIe28QPP_uWDBQ&ved=0CFQQsAQ&biw=1280&bih=677

The Heads - Any of those early - mid period albums and singles had great graphics, esp 'Everybody Knows we Got Nowhere' Mmmm, nice lady.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Everybody-Knows-We-Got-Nowhere/dp/B00004UED2

Oneida - The Wedding and most of the covers since. Again, it's that geometric/illustration/pattern vibe I love.
http://www.jagjaguwar.com/press/oneida/jag65.300hires.jpg
http://www.jagjaguwar.com/press/oneida/JAG145.jpg
http://www.jagjaguwar.com/press/oneida/jag100.300rgb4x4.jpg
http://www.jagjaguwar.com/press/oneida/JAG125.jpg

And lastly for now,
The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter.
I like the way their dressed, I like that it's winter, dunno, I just like it.
http://www.visitation-rites.com/2009/08/the-incredible-string-band-the-hangmans-beautiful-daughter-1968/
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