Record sleeves of the week

Top of the pile this week is this CD pack for Svensk Indie 1988-2006, En Kärleks Historia, a double cd compilation on Nons Records of Swedish indie fare that includes tracks by The Wannadies and The Concretes. The pack has been designed and illustrated beautifully by Edvard Scott…

Svensk Indie 1988-2006 cover by Edvard Scott

Svensk Indie 1988-2006 cover by Edvard Scott (open)
Top of the pile this week is this CD pack for Svensk Indie 1988-2006, En Kärleks Historia, a double cd compilation on Nons Records of Swedish indie fare that includes tracks by The Wannadies and The Concretes. The pack has been designed and illustrated beautifully by Edvard Scott

Clark Body Riddle sleeve by Universal Everything
Clark Body Riddle CD pack open (front and back)
Clark Body Riddle CD pack open
Clark Body Riddle CD by Universal Everything

Universal Everything created this CD pack for Clark (formerly known as Chris Clark) album Body Riddle on Warp Records. Look closely, they’re not birds on the CD – they’re falling bodies. The video for the first track on the album, Herr Bar, took a prize at the Radar Festival (see previous post).

Jeremy Warmsley Dirty Blue Jeans 7

Jeremy Warmsley Dirty Blue Jeans 7
This fittingly denim sleeve for Jeremy Warmsley’s Dirty Blue Jeans 7″ was designed by Spoiledmilk.co.uk. The pocket contains a CD with extra tracks plus the video for the title track. Label: Transgressive Records.

Opel Hair by The Laughing Windows 7

Growing Pains by The Laughing Windows 7
These are the two 7″ sleeves created by Insect for act The Laughing Windows tracks Opel Hair and Growing Pains – to be released through Battered Ornaments.

African Rhythms compilatin sleeve by The Unknown (small)The Funk Jazz Brothers compilation designed by The Unknown

On The Corner compilation designed by The UnknownNew York Is Our Home compilation by The Unknown

African Rhythms compilatin sleeve by The Unknown
Now, we realise these don’t look like newly designed record sleeves… but that’s precisely the point. Record sleeve specialists, The Unknown, have created these retro-looking sleeves for four brand new
Blue Note compilations – the idea being that they look like long lost Blue Note classics.

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