Bought for the sleeve alone, if you look closely you can see it’s hand cut, incredible. Love the ‘featuring Curtis Mayfield’ type too but musically it’s not doing anything for me.
Why do I enjoy record shopping? Entering a record shop is like walking into a huge exhibition of the best and worst music design and packaging from the last half a century. The difference being that the filtering of the collection is up to each shop, a democratic selection based on local tastes and trends, [...]
Dottores Kranky Disco Band – ‘Street Beat ’79′ (Space Disco Craftworx Inc.) 2006. 12″ picture disc in PVC sleeve, bargain bin find. What I like about this is that most of the picture just looks like a normal record but then you have a woman lying across it and a fly on the reverse.
Aids Wolf – Dustin’ Off The Sphynx – 7″ with fold-out screen-printed cover, insert and tape inlay flyer, Skin Graft Records, 2009. Bargain bin find. *I’ve decided to start a new offshoot of the Artifacts section just for records called Record Roulette. Increasingly I find myself buying records for their sleeves or packaging, regardless of [...]
Alan Titmash – Sexy Fart / Turgid Gabba, 7″ foldout cover, Blunt Force Trauma 2007. R.I.P. HMV