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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:42 pm
by Berselius
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:28 pm
by jcnporter
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:11 am
by valleaux
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Something about wordless covers is appealing to me.

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 4:04 am
by Auditor
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Fri Nov 05, 2021 9:33 pm
by Orbited insanitarium
I tend to prefer album art with soft textured warm almost rustic designs, which is strange because it’s the complete opposite to my own art & photography which is lurid and psychedelic.
Anyhoo, here are a few favourites. all of these albums I’d highly recommend, if the covers intrigue you then search em up! :D

Tindersticks - waiting for the moon (2003)
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Caravan palace - panic (2012)
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Peter Bjorn & John - writers block (2006)
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Andy shauf - the neon skyline (2020)
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:48 pm
by rodox_head
Some Stand-out favorites of mine:

Wall of Voodoo - Call of the West
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James Ferraro - Last American Hero
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Depeche Mode - Delta Machine
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Depeche Mode -Some Great Reward
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Japan - Quiet Life
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System of a Down - Mezmerize
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Линда ‎– Плацента
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Infected Mushrooom - Vicious Delicious
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The Buggles - The Age of Plastic
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Skinny Puppy - The Process
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 2:33 am
by bungler666
The Process is a really underrated record, blue sergeeeeee!

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:20 am
by rodox_head
bungler666 wrote:The Process is a really underrated record, blue sergeeeeee!

"Oh yeah!"
Blue Serge, the title track, Morter, and Hardest Head are all great. Kinda funny to read that the label wanted them to sound more like NIN for the record when I, as a younger fan, always thought it reminded me of the kind of stuff Infected Mushroom would later make.
Speaking of which, IM have a consistent track record of producing awesome album artwork:
https://www.pinterest.com/infectedshroom/album-art/

Orbited insanitarium wrote:Andy shauf - the neon skyline (2020)
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This one is beautiful. I find I'm drawn to album covers that utilize shades of red.

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 8:33 am
by Quadrivium
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I've always liked the work of James Marsh https://jamesmarsh.com/design/sott-book/

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Sat Dec 04, 2021 3:09 am
by rodox_head
I'm quite fond of the art for Gary Numan's "Berserker" album:

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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2021 2:45 am
by Gazebo4
Maybe a bit of a cliché on a Boards forum but, Geogaddi. It's strangely hypnotizing and so mysterious. Also the color combinations are so, primal? Never mind the symbolism!

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2021 2:20 am
by rodox_head
A few favorites out of the DnB category:

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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2021 3:30 pm
by Orbited insanitarium
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Robert haigh is a true Drum n Bass genius! :D


Quadrophonia - Cozmic Jam (perfectly encapsulates 90s CGI cyber-delica on the cover)
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Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
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The Divine Comedy - A Short Album About Love
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Fabriclive .08 - Plump DJ’s mix
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The Flaming Lips - Oczy Mlody
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2021 4:02 pm
by sandrail
Team Doyobi - Choose Your Own Adventure

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Still waiting for them to release a new album :(

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2021 4:58 am
by rodox_head
Orbited insanitarium wrote:Robert haigh is a true Drum n Bass genius! :D

That he is :D ! "Music For The Next Millennium" is still one of the finest DnB albums I've ever heard, and he's the first artist I recommend when people ask me for DnB recs (which is never lol). The aforementioned Paradox (Dev Pandya) does fantastic work as well. Big thanks to Rockstar Leeds for introducing me to Omni Trio.

Other cool DnB album covers:
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Look closely and you can see this one was made in MS paint :wink:

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The Flaming Lips - Oczy Mlody
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I imagine that looks great on a vinyl sleeve

Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2021 10:54 am
by Orbited insanitarium
rodox_head wrote:
The Flaming Lips - Oczy Mlody
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I imagine that looks great on a vinyl sleeve


It turns out most of the flaming lips artwork and album covers look like they’re intended to be printed BIG! Some incidental art for albums you could put on a poster, my definition of eye-candy! :wink:
A Few examples:

King's mouth incidental artwork

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At war with the mystics album cover

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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Dec 29, 2021 6:12 pm
by Orbited insanitarium
I've got a new found appreciation for Tame Impala's 'The Slow Rush' cover. I think it fits the music perfectly. Can’t stop looking at it! :D

Tame Impala - The Slow Rush (2020)
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:49 pm
by Orbited insanitarium
Michelle Shocked - Short Sharp Shocked (1988)
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The Moody Blues - In Search of the Lost Chord (1968)
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Thundercat - Drunk (2017)
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New Order - Music Complete (2015)
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Fri Jan 07, 2022 2:56 am
by rodox_head
I really like how the cover art for the "Team Silent" era Silent Hill soundtracks really capture the horror style of each game.

Silent Hill 2: Internal and abstract
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Silent Hill 3: External and realistic
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Silent Hill 4: mystical and folklore inspired
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Re: your favourite album artwork?

PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:13 pm
by Orbited insanitarium
Jon Anderson - Olias of Sunhillow (1976)
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I don’t think there is any album cover quite like this!

Have to say, if this art catches your attention.....listen to the music. You won’t regret it. :wink:
Spiritual, psychedelic, atmospheric fantasy driven prog!