Bleak and unsettling, David Lynch's film Eraserhead certainly has a soundtrack to match. New York's Sacred Bones is behind the design and release of a new deluxe edition of the recording, which remains something of an industrial classic...
The reissued LP edition is designed by the label's own Sacred Bones Design and includes a 16-page booklet filled with imagery from the film, three 11" x 11" prints, and a limited edition Peter Ivers 7" recording of the soundtrack's most recognisable (and covered) track, In Heaven, presented with a newly unearthed Ivers recording taken from the original soundtrack audio tapes.
Featuring throughout the recording is Alan Splet's sound design which matched the claustrophobic, nightmarish quality of Lynch's late 70s vision, blending noise with piano and organ, and a little bit more noise.
CR for the iPad
Read in-depth features and analysis plus exclusive iPad-only content in the Creative Review iPad App. Longer, more in-depth features than we run on the blog, portfolios of great, full-screen images and hi-res video. If the blog is about news, comment and debate, the iPad is about inspiration, viewing and reading. As well as providing exclusive, iPad-only content, the app will also update with new content throughout each month. Try a free sample issue here
CR in Print
The August Olympic Special issue of Creative Review contains a series of features that explore the past and present of the Games to mark the opening of London 2012: Adrian Shaughnessy reappraises Wolff Olins' 2012 logo, Patrick Burgoyne talks to LOCOG's Greg Nugent about how Wolff Olins' original brand identity has been transformed into one consistent look for 2012, Eliza Williams investigates the role of sponsorship by global brands of the Games, Mark Sinclair asks Ian McLaren what it was like working with Otl Aicher as a member of his 1972 Munich Olympics design studio, Swiss designer Markus Osterwalder shows off some of his prize Olympic items from his vast archive, and much more. Plus, Rick Poynor's assessment of this year's Recontres d'Arles photography festival, and Michael Evamy on the genius of Yusaku Kamekura's emblem for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Please note, CR now has a limited presence on the newsstand at WH Smith high street stores (although it can still be found in WH Smith travel branches at train stations and airports). If you cannot find a copy of CR in your town, your WH Smith store or a local independent newsagent can order it for you. You can search for your nearest stockist here. Alternatively, call us on 020 7970 4878 to buy a copy direct from us. Based outside the UK? Simply call +44(0)207 970 4878 to find your nearest stockist. Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine.
|A new look for London Luton Airport (12)|
|Where do you eat? (10)|
|New designs from Double Standards, MoMa, MuirMcNeil, Mucho & more (1)|
|OFFSET 2015 speakers announced (1)|
|Ad of the Week: Ikea, Wonderful Everyday (26)|
|Peter Saville designs new England shirt|
|TEMPLO's trilingual identity for Stop Torture campaign|
|Rebranding Kalashnikov: would you?|
|A type of blue – the typographic covers of Blue Note|