Monthly Archives: April 2011

Randy Ortiz – Ken Mode & Deafheaven 2011 Summer Tour Poster

Really enjoying this new poster by Randy Ortiz for Ken Mode and Deafheaven’s 2011 Summer Tour. The process was found on Randy Ortiz’s Facebook Fan page. Randy has an Etsy Page here, but as far as I can tell this poster is only for promotional purposes. Really wish I could get my hands on a screen printed one though, Check out Randy’s page for some process shots of other prints he has done.

More process after the jump!

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Gates – The Sun Will Rise And Lead Me Home CD


This isn’t brand new, but really enjoy this little promo video that Gates made for ‘The Sun Will Rise and Lead me home’ ep, which features the band printing their own album covers. Limited to 200 hand screen printed cd’s and jackets. You can pick them up here.
All artwork done by mike maroney, dan king, and matt dye.




“At The End of All Things” gates from Rob Augustynowicz on Vimeo.

Repress : THIS WILL DESTROY YOU “Young Mountain” LP

This time the new This Will Destroy You repressing of Young Mountain is on white stock and PMS 872 metallic gold LV cover. Each copy is hand-scored and then a gold/black sticker gets slapped on the back with track names and album info. Very similar to the brown/gold LV cover from last time. There are 5 different colors to choose from. Pick them up from the Magic Bullet online store for $13 plus shipping; also comes with a digital download.

• AQUAMARINE

• GOLDENROD

• GREEN

• GREY MARBLE

•  MAROON

The Coathangers & The Numerators – Chicken 30, 7″



The Coathangers have a new split out with The Numerators called Chicken 30. I wouldn’t expect anything less from the Coathangers than lots of blood and fun! That’s why I love this Record cover. You can pick it up from Suicide Squeeze here.

This record is limited to 500 copies (100 opaque red, sold out) & 400 (black). The Coathangers & The Numerators first got it together on the road in the summer of 2009: Atlanta’s favorite ladies were touring behind “Scramble,” while the Lubbock boys were kicking it in the sun, rocking their local haunts. Their quick fling of shared dates and stages turned out to be a productive one, culminating in this split single.


William Schaff


William Schaff has posted a few new process pictures of the new Dreamend‘s LP, “The Tears Washed me Wave after Cowardly Wave” This will include A picture disc vinyl printing that will also serve as a short animation. View a video of this here.

Will has worked with the band before to create this picture disc which is a little more clear of how this all works.

MF DOOM’s – Operation Doomsday





Stones Throw Records has put up preorder’s for MF DOOM’s Operation Doomsday. This release comes with some pretty impressive packaging. The complete version contains the original album, alternate versions, b-sides and instrumentals – 42 tracks total, all remastered.

4LP BOX SET PRE-ORDER TO BE RELEASED JUNE 21, 2011. STONES THROW WILL SHIP PRE-ORDERS THE SECOND WEEK OF JUNE. SEE PHOTOS:
OPERATION DOOMSDAY (4LP BOX)

Contains:
4 RECORDS: The original album on 2 records, plus alt. versions, b-sides and instrumentals. Tin box with records separated and protected by paper dividers.
LYRIC BOOK: 7 x 7 inches, 32 pages.
CARDS: 10 Operation Doomsday MC cards.
Weight: 3.5 LB; Size: 12.5 x 12.5 x 1 inches

ALSO IN THESE FORMATS:
OPERATION DOOMSDAY LUNCHBOX 2/CD, Lunchbox, 10 Doomsday cards, 32-page lyric booklet.
OPERATION DOOMSDAY DIGITAL All 42 Tracks in 320 kbps MP3 format, plus PDF lyric book.

Okkervil River – I Am Very Far


Okkervil River‘s new album I Am Very Far is available May 10 through Jagjaguar. Once again William Schaff has done an amazing job with their packaging and design. You can even but some of the original artwork directly though him on his Facebook or Flickr page. To pre-order Okkervil River’s new album directly through them visit their website here.

Below are the other record covers William Schaff has designed for Okkervil River.