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Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« on: May 06, 2020, 06:00:22 PM »
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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2020, 04:09:44 AM »


At max size (1652 x 1403).
There is a strangeness in simple things.

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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2020, 08:03:46 PM »
In classical music I just found the original cover for an album I have on CD.



I wonder if anyone bought it expecting psychedelic trippiness like this?



Each is groovy in it’s own way, I enjoy them both.

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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2020, 11:31:49 PM »
Pretty evocative. Notice the tangled wool on the chair and ball on floor.

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2020, 01:09:38 AM »
Merzbow’s Pulse Demon:


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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2020, 11:23:28 AM »
Merzbow’s Pulse Demon:



Good choice , cult album era good old merzbow at reek of skronkness, than what about Masonna ''Inner Mind Mystique'', tuelly epic.
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2020, 11:47:57 AM »
Merzbow’s Pulse Demon:



My avatar even has a headache from looking at that cover.

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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2020, 01:00:39 PM »
My avatar even has a headache from looking at that cover.

me too buddy  :) narly art one could says.
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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2020, 06:15:37 AM »
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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2020, 05:41:18 AM »


That is a great cover indeed. Visually calm* and kinetic** at the same time! Text font is simple and functional, althou works well only for LP as some ot the text is too small for CD cover.

* Calm color scheme (green/blue, white and black) + shallow depth of field makes this happen.
** The composition where the bird struggles to fit into the cover square is a stroke of genius hinting the movement and difficulty to get the bird into the "shot."
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« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2020, 06:28:05 AM »




The Mahler is appropriately fantastic but I don't think much of the Schutz

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« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2020, 07:06:25 AM »
That's OK. it isn't great art. But definitely well made...I grew up with that "style" - Polish art posters & Milton Glaser - and still love the craft: ink, pen, water colours, colour pencils.

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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2020, 07:24:26 AM »
Pretty evocative. Notice the tangled wool on the chair and ball on floor.



Indeed, very evocative.

To me, gives me a mixed sensation of quiet serenity, solitude and disturbance.

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« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2020, 12:30:11 AM »
Indeed, very evocative.
To me, gives me a mixed sensation of quiet serenity, solitude and disturbance.

I looked up "Fall River legend" ... and was in for quite a surprise: Lizzie Borden!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizzie_Borden
So, we'd rather expect bloody axes and hatchets in splitted skulls....on that LP cover. The shadow of the noose is puzzling, as is the wool on the rocking chair..... !

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Re: Best looking CD/LP for sleeve & artwork
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2020, 02:20:26 AM »
I looked up "Fall River legend" ... and was in for quite a surprise: Lizzie Borden!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizzie_Borden
So, we'd rather expect bloody axes and hatchets in splitted skulls....on that LP cover. The shadow of the noose is puzzling, as is the wool on the rocking chair..... !

I see what you mean. I can only think the noose and tangled wool are symbolic. The cover design is by George Maas, I cannot find any information on him.
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« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2021, 04:56:08 AM »

Except too bad about the telephone pole.
I can hardly believe that this is the Alhambra or some building in Cordoba!! If so, it still looks like some dark and cold building on the Rhine or the Danube... Vampires come to mind and creepy donjons.
Where are the perfumed flowers, the palm trees, cypresses, marble fountains & decorations?.