Monthly Archives: September 2016


Often garish and done with no eye on design whatsoever, the K-Tel and Arcade hits album covers are the antithesis of sleeve art, the washing powder packets of the vinyl world. Primary colours and plenty of them! Yet they can … Continue reading

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Vinyl. Art.

How you can come up with such a dull cover for a book about vinyl I’m not sure, but Aurum Press have managed it with The Art Of Making Records.  However it’s not all bad news, and if you get … Continue reading

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Summer’s Heat

This sleeve stood out when it turned up in a Manchester shop the other week during a vinyl expedition with a friend (hello Chris!). There was a vaguely updated Vortiscist feel to the illustration, but it also looked very Eighties … Continue reading

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