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House Hallucinates!

Sub-titled Pump Up London Volume One, this very groovy gatefold from 1988 turned up in a charity shop in town; has the acid house generation started getting shut of their vinyl already?  I say already, but this album is not … Continue reading

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Snap Crackle & Bop

Now me, given this title, would have been tempted to do a pastiche of the cereal box substituting the artist – in this case John Cooper Clarke – for the characters who appear on the box. But Peter Saville was … Continue reading

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Yes, Yes.

Latest in our “Looking At Sleeves & Their Designers” series (remember when Ladybird would actually have published a book like that?!) gets to grips with the first Yes album, put together by Pentagram designer to be Alan Fletcher.

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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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