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Creativity vs Trump

We’ve gathered some favourites from the extraordinary creativity on show at the anti-Trump Women’s Marches around the world

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CR January 2017: it’s the Music Issue

From composing for TV, sourcing soundtracks for Apple and creating covers for Radiohead to the Red Bull Music Academy and a peek inside Trevor Key’s archive, our Music Issue has it all

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Record sleeves of the year #03: Parquet Courts, Human Performance

Parquet Courts vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Andrew Savage has designed covers for each of the band’s three albums. He repurposed a Chinese take-away menu for the cover of American Specialties and used an image of a man riding a bull for its follow-up, Light Up Gold. The cover of Human Performance features a painting titled Seizure […]

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Record sleeves of the year #04: Bon Iver, 22, A Million

The mysterious symbols on the cover of Bon Iver’s album 22, A Million were created by Brooklyn-based artist Eric Timothy Carlson. Carlson created a numerical symbol for each track on the album, with his artwork informing some of the final track names. The symbol for 21 Moon Water, for example, is based on the astronomical […]

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Record sleeves of the year #09: Kaytranada, 99.9%

The vibrant artwork for the debut album by Haitian-Canadian DJ and producer Kaytranada (AKA Louis Kevin Celestin) was created by Spanish illustrator Ricardo Cavolo. Cavolo was asked to create a portrait of Kaytranada and incorporate a series of symbols, including aeroplanes, a broken heart and a storm. “I think he was leaving a darker time […]