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09/04/2014: Album artwork

The Designers Republic was charged with a difficult task: design the artwork for a pioneering electronic artist who hadn’t released a new album in over 13 years. The result is an intriguing high concept design for Aphex Twin’s upcoming album …

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Non-hit Psych Pop Redux

For all the decades I’ve known the great Gary Panter as cartoonist, comics artist, painter, shadow puppeteer, scenic designer, light designer, author, graphic novelist and all around great talent, I had no idea he had a band. His psych pop band’s new 2 LP vinyl gate-fold package album art from Feeding Tube Records in Northampton, MA is titled “Honeycomb of Chakras.”

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Pink Floyd and the Amazing Storm Thorgerson

With a name like Storm Elvin Thorgerson, you would have to be destined for greatness. On April 18th, the man who put album art into its own music category, lost his battle with cancer. He was 69.