Barnbrook speaks

March 25th, 2013


This is a really interesting film of Jonathan Barnbrook talking about his work with David Bowie. It’s well worth watching, in fact I wish it was longer. The Victoria and Albert museum has decided in its infinite wisdom to disable embedding of their videos in other websites (why?) so you’ll have to click on this link to view it:


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More Bowie

March 12th, 2013

From my limited reading of the media, Bowie’s launch of his first album in a decade has been very successful. Here’s a recently tweeted shot of a newspaper ad:


Images from Barnbrook’s blog, I really like this shot of the CD design:


Do check out the other images.

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Sun Ra – Nothing Is…

March 11th, 2013


Continuing an occasional – possibly tremendously short-lived, who knows – series of posts sharing covers I like, here’s a striking one from Mr Ra.

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New blog about ZTT by DJ Food

March 1st, 2013


Attention all lovers of Zang Tuum Tumb, DJ Food aka Kevin Foakes has started up a website to document his passion for the art of the label. He’s always worth your attention so read his post about the launch here and then visit:

Who’s Afraid of the Art of Zang Tuum Tumb?

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Cluster & Eno

February 25th, 2013


I’m just going through an enthusiastic re-listening to classic German 70s music (what some call Krautrock), Harmonia and the various Cluster formations mainly, I’ll get round to the likes of Neu and La Dusseldorf soon too. Why am I writing this? Just to express my love of this album cover in particular – the colours in the sky, the mic, the type – wonderful. Also much loved by me is the other Sky Records cover and the second Harmonia album…




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