Monthly Archives: February 2012

Last Shop Standing – the movie

The book Last Shop Standing by Graham Jones took a look at the vanishing record stores in Britain, talking to owners current and ex. Published in 2009 it was a hit with readers, a piece of research which was done … Continue reading

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Dick Deadeye

A look at three of Ronald Searle‘s album covers including this oft-forgotten 70s cartoon film.

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Stealing art

Good to hear last year’s Turner Prize winner Martin Boyce confessing to stealing record sleeves in his student days, specifically Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures. “What drew him to study art was also the act of looking. In a record shop … Continue reading

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My white typewriter

Bill sent me a shot of another of those great Deutsche Grammophon classical albums (designed by Holgar Matthies) which we did a gallery of some time ago this time an old typewriter gets the all over white paint treatment.

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