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Studio visit with William Schaff


This blog will soon turn into all art related to William Schaff. Here’s a sneak peek inside of his studio in Warren, RI.

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I call this piece, “When Good record covers go bad”

William Schaff

I call this piece, “When Good record covers go bad”. Well, William said that.
Here’s a new piece that William Schaff has put together for someone who donated over $1,000 for his Kickstarter Campaign  that has 8 days left! This piece is 24″ x 18″. Ink, graphite and collage on paper.

Also here’s a new interview with the man himself over at dinosaurcity.

Brown Bird – Salt For Salt Album Art by William Schaff


Two of our absolute favorites Brown Bird and William Schaff just released some new music and artwork. Music being done by Rhode Island’s Brown Bird who are a favorite of our up here in Maine. And William Schaff who has put out some of the best album art around!
Listen to the first track Fingers to the Bone off of Brown bird’s new album “Salt For Salt” which is due out October 18th on Supply & Demand Music.

Album art is ink, watercolor and acrylic on paper. 12″ x 12″ and will probably be for sale at some point in the near future from William.

Here’s a couple tour dates around this area to catch Brown Bird while on tour.

Thursday, July 14th – Housatonic, MA – Brickhouse Pub
Friday, July 15th – Becket, MA – Dreamaway Lodge
Saturday, July 16th – Williamstown, MA – Billsville House Concert
Friday, July 29th – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge (supporting The
Devil Makes Three)
Sunday, July 31st – Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival (11:30am, Harbor Stage)
Saturday, August 13th – Providence, RI – Lupo’s (supporting ZOX)
Saturday, August 20th – North Hampton, NH – Runnymede Folk Festival
Friday, September 9th – Montpelier, VT – Black Door
Saturday, September 10th – Montgomery Center, VT – Snowshoe Lodge
Friday, September 16th – Oneonta, NY – Oneonta Theatre
Saturday, September 17th – Alfred, NY – Alfred University
Thursday, September 22nd – Boston, MA – Great Scott
Friday, September 23rd – Portland, ME – SPACE Gallery
Monday, September 26th – Portsmouth, NH – The Red Door
Friday, September 30th – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
(supporting Dark Dark Dark)
Saturday, October 1st – Providence, RI – The Met (supporting Dark Dark Dark)

Okkervil River Artwork available by William Schaff

William Schaff, the artist behind Okkervil River‘s album artwork has put up a bunch of paper cutting’s from Okkervil Rover’s new album ‘I Am Very Far’. They are all priced individually and you can buy them directly from William here.

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.

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.