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Vinyl Album Cover Art

Author : Aubrey Powell
ISBN : 0500519323
Genre : Design
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The complete catalogue of design collective Hipgnosis, showcasing groundbreaking cover art created for iconic rock 'n' roll giants, including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd
Category: Design

April77 Creative

Author : Benjamin Funnell
ISBN : 0646914588
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April77 Creative - A Decade Of Album Cover Design is a 12" vinyl LP sized, premium quality, limited edition book collecting many of the cover designs the studio has produced over the past ten years, including work for a who's who of the Australian Hip Hop scene and other genres. In an era where album artwork has been de-valued to the point where a small jpeg on the screen of a phone is the only place it is often seen, the book presents a rare opportunity to see and appreciate this artwork as it was originally intended - at full 12x12" vinyl size. Beautifully bound and printed on high quality matte paper stock by Whites Law Bindery in Melbourne, this full colour hard bound book with premium gold foil stamped cover features 112 pages of album cover design as well as internal and supplementary artwork for many projects, single covers, logos and an exclusive look at the A77 studio. Also included are concepts and alternate versions which have never been seen or printed before. The book also features an introductory essay by Stealth Magazine's founder and editor Mark Pollard, as well as client testimonials by Suffa (Hilltop Hoods), Pegz (Obese Records) and Bliss (Bliss N Eso). As an added bonus many of the Australian Hip Hop artists whose covers are featured were kind enough to contribute their personal thoughts and insight into the briefings, creative process and outcomes for their respective projects. Some of the artists featured in the book include: Hilltop Hoods (Golden Era Records), Bliss N Eso, Pegz, Dialectrix, Plutonic Lab, Bingethinkers, That's Them, Kerser, Spit Syndicate, Tuka, Thundamentals, Chasm, Mantra, Illy, The Tongue (Elefant Traks), Vents, Watussi, Lowrider, Jess Harlen, Overproof, Hyjak N Torcha, Phrase and many more! The only book of its kind which catalogues the past decade of releases and artwork for many of the biggest names in the fastest growing genre of music in Australia - this is truly a collector's item and will be highly sought after for lovers of design, Australian Hip Hop and music in general.
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For The Love Of Vinyl

Author : Peter Curzon
ISBN : UOM:39015079244607
Genre : Design
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Hipgnosis was the biggest and best graphic design firm for the biggest and best bands of the 1960s and 1970s. Specialising in creative photography for the music business, they designed album covers for bands and musicians like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Electric Light Orchestra, Black Sabbath, Paul McCartney, Scorpions and many others. For the Love of Vinyl is the first book to survey Storm and Powell's output in detail - from cover to label - described with entertaining detail by the team who created them.
Category: Design

Naked Vinyl

Author : Tim O'Brien
ISBN : 0789308622
Genre : Art
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Fun, contemporary and visually stunning, Naked Vinyl is guaranteed to act as a conversation piece, it lovingly brings together more than one hundred of the best album covers from that unique sub-genre of the music industry-the bachelor album. The collection focuses on the development of the "vinyl nude" from the adult-oriented eroticism of the fifties to the brash exhibitionism of the seventies. Listings of artists, musicians, producers, lyricists and photographers accompany the cover art to create a sexy, stylish and contemporary collection of beautiful, sometimes tawdry, vinyl nudes. The genre of record cover art holds a visual interest all its own. It holds appeal for record collectors and music enthusiasts, design and photography enthusiasts, and anyone with an eye for color, style, or beauty. Naked Vinyl features classic album cover art that brings together music, art and eroticism, displaying their playful character shamelessly to the world.
Category: Art

Rock Art

Author : Dennis Saleh
ISBN : UCSD:31822011148483
Genre : Rock music
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Category: Rock music

Album Covers From The Vinyl Junkyard

Author : Booth-Clibborn Editions
ISBN : UOM:39015039912079
Genre : Sound recordings
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"Situated at the crossroads of that crazy generic twilight zone, where easy listening, loungecore, world musak, and kitsch classics meet, the vinyl junkyard stands as a tribute to a forgotten world of disposable sleeve art. From the team that brought you Highflyers, and containing over 500 illustrations, Album Covers From the Vinyl Junkyard re-evaluates 40 years of L.P. design and dusts off the hidden gems." -back cover.
Category: Sound recordings

Vinyl

Author : Guy Schraenen
ISBN : UOM:39015067712607
Genre : Art
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Catalogue that accompanied the exhibition "Vinyl - records and covers by artists".
Category: Art

The Greatest Album Covers Of All Time

Author : Barry Miles
ISBN : 9781911163367
Genre : Social Science
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With the resurgence of vinyl going from strength to strength, album cover art is as important as it's ever been. This sumptuous book brings together 250 of the greatest album covers of all time and is arranged chronologically, beginning in 1956. Our judging panel, drawn from the great and the good of the music industry, has selected the final 275 entries, giving their reasons for selection to accompany the illustrations. From rock ‘n’ roll to pop, R&B to jazz, blues and even folk, some of the album covers included are obvious classics, while others will surprise readers and jog memories. The chosen entries might not necessarily be of a best-selling release, but they are important artistically, stylistically or culturally. This fascinating book forms a wonderful visual record of this popular art form, and is an essential read for music fans the world over.
Category: Social Science

Fade To Black

Author : Martin Popoff
ISBN : 1402778171
Genre : Design
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Take an extraordinary journey through the coolest hard rock album covers from 1965-90: vinyl's “golden age.” Renowned rock journalist Martin Popoff joins with celebrated cover artist Ioannis to offer insightful critiques of 216 covers as well as trivia and behind-the-scenes stories. The showcased musicians include the era's biggest stars, from Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin to Nirvana and Alice in Chains.
Category: Design

Album Cover Album

Author : Roger Dean
ISBN : 9780061626951
Genre : Music
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A stunningly designed review of the greatest album cover designs, spanning the classic period from the 1950s to the 1970s, Album Cover Album first hit the bestseller charts in 1977. This led to the release of six follow-up hits, inspired a host of imitations, and generated a long-playing sub-genre in art and design publishing. Album Cover Album is edited and compiled by two designers who were among the most innovative pioneers of the work that it celebrates. Storm Thorgerson's Hipgnosis earned world renown for the epic photo shoots and iconic designs that went so perfectly with the music of Pink Floyd. Meanwhile, Roger Dean's dreamscapes and unique typography became as much a part of the rock generation as the Yes albums they adorned. Album Cover Album features their selection of more than 600 sleeves in full color, and showcases the astonishing diversity and excellence of design that the medium produced in its first three decades. This new edition retains the lavish 12-inch format of the original and replays the ingeniously themed compositions of each page. The album is given a fresh spin by a new preface from Peter Gabriel and new forewords by Storm Thorgerson and John Wetton, plus a 21st-century typographic facelift. The result is a celebration of the enduring appeal of vinyl.
Category: Music

Vinyl

Author : Dominik Bartmanski
ISBN : 9781000183061
Genre : Social Science
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Recent years have seen not just a revival, but a rebirth of the analogue record. More than merely a nostalgic craze, vinyl has become a cultural icon. As music consumption migrated to digital and online, this seemingly obsolete medium became the fastest-growing format in music sales. Whilst vinyl never ceased to be the favorite amongst many music lovers and DJs, from the late 1980s the recording industry regarded it as an outdated relic, consigned to dusty domestic corners and obscure record shops. So why is vinyl now experiencing a ‘rebirth of its cool’?Dominik Bartmanski and Ian Woodward explore this question by combining a cultural sociological approach with insights from material culture studies. Presenting vinyl as a multifaceted cultural object, they investigate the reasons behind its persistence within our technologically accelerated culture. Informed by media analysis, urban ethnography and the authors’ interviews with musicians, DJs, sound engineers, record store owners, collectors and cutting-edge label chiefs from a range of metropolitan centres renowned for thriving music scenes including London, New York, Tokyo, Melbourne, and especially Berlin, what emerges is a story of a modern icon.
Category: Social Science

Cuba Music And Revolution

Author : Stuart Baker
ISBN : 1916359809
Genre : Art
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Spanning Cuban music from rumba to salsa, and graphic styles from socialist realist to geometric abstraction, this volume of Cuban record cover art traces a musical form in constant revolution. The first ever book about Cuban record sleeve design, compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker, Cuba: Music and Revolutionfeatures hundreds of rarely seen vinyl records from the start of the Cuban Revolution at the beginning of the 1960s up until 1985, when Cuba's Special Period, brought about by the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the withdrawal of Russia's financial support for the Cuban government, led to the demise of vinyl-record manufacturing in Cuba. The artwork here reflects both the cultural and musical depth of Cuba as well as the political influence of revolutionary communism. Over the past century, Cuban music has produced a seemingly endless variety of styles--rumba, mambo, son, salsa--at a dizzyingly fast rate. Since the 1940s a steady stream of Cuban musicians has also made the migration to the US, sparking changes in North American musical forms: bandleader Machito set New York's jazz and Latin scene on fire, and master drummer Chano Pozo's entry into Dizzy Gillespie's group led to the birth of Latin jazz, to name just two. After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, the new government closed American-owned nightclubs and consolidated the island's recording industry under a state-run monopoly. Out of this new socialist agenda came new musical styles, including the Nueva Trova movement of left-wing songwriters. The 1980s saw more experimentation in modernist jazz, salsa and Afro-Cuban folkloric music. Generously illustrated with hundreds of color images, Cuba: Music and Revolutionpresents the history of Cuban record cover art, including many examples previously unseen outside the island itself.
Category: Art

Cover Art By

Author : Adrian Shaughnessy
ISBN : UOM:39015076158677
Genre : Design
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Revealing the state of the art of contemporary music graphics, Cover Art By: is packed with over 400 examples of contemporary album and CD covers as well as CD inserts and vinyl sleeve backs. Written by an acknowledged expert on music graphics, the book opens with an in-depth essay reviewing the current scene, then focuses on the work of 30 international designers or labels. Contact details for important record labels are included, and interviews with designers reveal what it's like to work for music clients.
Category: Design

By The Skin Of Our Teeth

Author : Jason Noto
ISBN : 9780062348623
Genre : Art
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A lush, full-color, beautifully designed visual history that brings to life the innovative and creative world of Morning Breath Co. Inc., the Brooklyn-based boutique design studio whose collaborators including top musical artists (from Jay Z to the Foo Fighters) as well as such top brands as Vans and Adidas. In 1996 while working at the in-house design department at Think Skateboards in San Francisco, creatives Doug Cunningham and Jason Noto forged a collaborative style that would transform into a remarkable partnership: an endeavor they called Morning Breath. Working with some of the top music artists and corporations, Morning Breath Co. Inc. has made its aesthetic mark on pop culture, devising Grammy-nominated and award-winning work that has been featured in art shows across the country. Incorporating passé pop culture art elements into fresh, original imagery, this go-to design team for the Foo Fighters has produced an amazing portfolio of artwork for a wide range of clients, including Absolut Vodka, Solomon Snowboards, MTV, Pepsi, Kanye West, Eminem, Jay Z , Slayer, Queens of the Stone Age, Vans, and Adidas. In By the Skin of Our Teeth: The Art and Design of Morning Breath, Cunningham and Noto tell the story of Morning Breath in this collection showcasing their artwork and designs, from music packaging, T-shirts, and posters to fine arts, lifestyle, and products. They also spotlight the artistic influences and roots that have shaped them, including graffiti art, silk screening, computer graphics, collaging, painting, and fine arts. Filled with dozens of full-color images, By the Skin of Our Teeth is an invaluable display of Morning Breath’s provocative, imaginative, and original style—a combination of the dream-like and the quotidian—that has captured the attention of artists, designers, and pop culture lovers everywhere. The list of contributors consists of a wide-range of writers and artists, all of whom help put the creative work of Morning Breath in narrative perspective. Contributors include Bill Adler, Jeremy Fish, Geoff Peveto, Evan Pricco, and Eddie Zammit.
Category: Art

Copyright Questions And Answers For Information Professionals

Author : Laura N. Gasaway
ISBN : 9781612492544
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Copyright law is a critical issue for authors, librarians, publishers, and information vendors. It is also a complex area, with many shades of gray. Librarians continually need to seek answers to questions ranging from the reproduction of copyrighted works for library users, through the performance of audiovisual works, to the digitization and display of protected works on library websites. This book presents updated versions of the author's copyright columns published in Against the Grain, the leading journal in acquisitions librarianship since the late 1990s. It is the first volume in the series Charleston Insights in Library, Archival, and Information Sciences. The aim of the Charleston Insights series is to focus on important topics in library and information science, presenting the issues in a relatively jargon-free way that is accessible to all types of information professionals, including librarians, publishers, and vendors, and this goal shapes the pragmatic and accessible tone of the book. The volume is presented in question-and-answer format. The questions are real, submitted by librarians, educators, and other information professionals who have attended the author's copyright law workshops and presentations or submitted them to her by e-mail or telephone. The author has selected the questions and answers that have general applicability. She has then arranged them into logical chapters, each prefaced by a short introduction to the topic. Because it is written in an accessible and clear style, readers may want to review the entire work or they can just access particular chapters or even specific questions as they need them. The volume includes an index to facilitate reference use.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Ultimate Album Cover Album

Author : Roger Dean
ISBN : 0139357505
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Illustrates the varieties of designs appearing on record jackets
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Vixens Of Vinyl

Author : Benjamin Darling
ISBN : 0811831345
Genre : Music
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Vinyl record albums--wow!--they're back. Could it be for the swinging sounds and nightlife nostalgia? Mmmmaybe...but get a load of those covers. Barroom beauties, kittens in Capri pants, seductive sirens--enchantresses everywhere! Vixens of Vinyl: The Alluring Ladies of Vintage Album Covers is a dazzling tour of over a hundred beguiling album covers, designed to appeal to the bachelor audiophiles of the hi-fi era. Such retro luminaries as Martin Denny, Esquivel, Andre Kostelanetz, Perez Prado, and many more draped their record sleeves with women whose charms transcended the strictly musical. Even the decidedly less hip entertainers like Lawrence Welk found they could reach a wolfish new consumer base with a little satin and cleavage. Vixens of Vinyl is a head-turning musical gallery of femmes from a decidedly pre-feminist era. Sure, vinyl is hot again--but the covers are hotter.
Category: Music

Wax Trash And Vinyl Treasures Record Collecting As A Social Practice

Author : Dr Roy Shuker
ISBN : 9781409493976
Genre : Social Science
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This study examines the history of record collecting; profiles collectors and the collecting process; considers categories—especially music genres—and types of record collecting; and outlines and discusses the infrastructure within which collecting operates. Shuker situates this discussion within the broader literature on collecting, along with issues of cultural consumption, social identity and 'the construction of self' in contemporary society. Record collecting is both fascinating in its own right, and provides insights into broader issues of nostalgia, consumption and material culture.
Category: Social Science

Echoes

Author : Glenn Povey
ISBN : 0955462401
Genre : Rock groups
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From their gigs in tiny church halls to multimillion-selling albums--"The Dark Side" "of the Moon," "Wish You Were Here," and the rock opera "The Wall"--and elaborate stadium shows, this tome celebrates legendary rock band Pink Floyd. Lavishly illustrated with previously unpublished photographs and rare graphic memorabilia, including posters, advertisements, handbills, and tickets from every era of the band's remarkable history, this survey provides a comprehensive overview of the group, its members, and the times. In addition to a biographical account of the band's collective and individual careers--from their pre-Floyd times in the early 1960s to the present day and their music's evolution from psychedelic and space rock to progressive rock genres--this definitive reference presents a meticulously researched chronological listing of every Pink Floyd and solo concert with set lists, radio and television appearances, and a UK and U.S. discography.
Category: Rock groups