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Creating Your Own Fake Album Covers --- Just For Fun
« on: November 07, 2020, 12:57:33 PM »
Hello All,

I’m not sure if this has been done before, but I’d love to see if anyone here has an eye for creating their classical album covers and of course they’re fake albums that don’t exist. So it would be great to see what kind of creativity people have here who have the software to create an album cover.

Here’s one of mine that I created last night:
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2020, 03:08:15 PM »
Hello All,

I’m not sure if this has been done before, but I’d love to see if anyone here has an eye for creating their classical album covers and of course they’re fake albums that don’t exist. So it would be great to see what kind of creativity people have here who have the software to create an album cover.

Here’s one of mine that I created last night:
Nice idea John but I don't have the technical skill to do this. Having said that I remember enjoying this April Fool Joke (also Boulez):

"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2020, 03:51:24 PM »
Nice idea John but I don't have the technical skill to do this. Having said that I remember enjoying this April Fool Joke (also Boulez):


Haha...Boulez conducting RVW. Now, that would be something. ;)
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 04:08:57 PM »
I've done a few in the past, usually jokes that were funnier in their original context in response to a topic or someone's post. My favorite was requested by snyprrr who wanted a sexy Shosty 7th Symphony cover. It violated  forum rules though so I can't post it here now. I greatly prefer my Feldman cover to the original  :D









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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 04:11:01 PM »
Haha...Boulez conducting RVW. Now, that would be something. ;)

Indeed! Having said that I was amazed to find a genuine CD featuring Karajan conducting Walton's 1st Symphony.
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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2020, 04:12:15 PM »
I've done a few in the past, usually jokes that were funnier in their original context in response to a topic or someone's post. My favorite was requested for snyprrr who wanted a sexy Shosty 7th Symphony cover. It violated  forum rules though so I can't post it here now. I greatly prefer my Feldman cover to the original  :D









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Love the Mercury and the Pettersson!
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« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2020, 04:18:55 PM »
Love the Mercury and the Pettersson!

Whenever I listen to that performance of Pettersson's 7th, I post that cover. It's fooled several people  8)

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« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2020, 04:37:09 PM »
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he was as f*cked-up as you are."
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« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2020, 04:50:02 PM »
Funny stuff, Sarge. :D
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« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2020, 08:28:41 PM »
Hello All,

I’m not sure if this has been done before, but I’d love to see if anyone here has an eye for creating their classical album covers and of course they’re fake albums that don’t exist. So it would be great to see what kind of creativity people have here who have the software to create an album cover.

Here’s one of mine that I created last night:

So cool, John! Looks very atmospheric. You have much more common sense than many recording labels when making cover arts.
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« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2020, 08:37:04 PM »
So cool, John! Looks very atmospheric. You have much more common sense than many recording labels when making cover arts.

Thanks, Cesar! I appreciate that. Yes, it does seem that some labels have lost a lot of their creativity when comes to cover art. One of the labels that I feel has lost it’s way a bit is Hyperion. Some of their covers are just plain ugly these days.
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« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2020, 09:57:12 AM »
Hello All,

I’m not sure if this has been done before, but I’d love to see if anyone here has an eye for creating their classical album covers and of course they’re fake albums that don’t exist. So it would be great to see what kind of creativity people have here who have the software to create an album cover.

Here’s one of mine that I created last night:
What program do you use to create them MI?

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« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2020, 10:14:14 AM »
Hello All,

I’m not sure if this has been done before, but I’d love to see if anyone here has an eye for creating their classical album covers and of course they’re fake albums that don’t exist. So it would be great to see what kind of creativity people have here who have the software to create an album cover.

Here’s one of mine that I created last night:

I like it a lot!

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« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2020, 10:19:59 AM »
What program do you use to create them MI?

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I create them in the Pages app on my Macbook.
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« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2020, 11:11:49 AM »
I create them in the Pages app on my Macbook.
Ah, I have a Mac but not Pages.   :(

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« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2020, 01:06:41 PM »
Ah, I have a Mac but not Pages.   :(

You should be able to download it here:

https://www.apple.com/pages/
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« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2020, 01:56:38 PM »
Thanks, I'll look into it.  I think that at one point, at least, that you had to pay for it?

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« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2020, 02:25:17 PM »
Thanks, I'll look into it.  I think that at one point, at least, that you had to pay for it?

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I’m not sure about that --- this came already installed on my computer.
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