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memories of the ’70s – Led Zeppelin III

The beginning of the decade started with an anticipated album that became one of the best of the year: Led Zeppelin III. The band had solidified their presence in the music scene with their two previous albums and extensive touring, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – album design by Jeff Ayeroff

Now a well-respected music excecutive, in the 1980s Jeff Ayeroff started off as an album art director, working with Styx on their 1981 album Paradise Theatre: The album’s bold typeface highlighted like a movie marquee keeps the eye on the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – album design by Mike Doud

The 1970s style is distinct, and thanks to creative minds like Mike Doud, there’s many examples in his album cover creations, like Physical Graffiti, the 1975 album from Led Zeppelin: A photograph of two buildings at St. Mark’s Place were … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – album design

This decade’s distinctive style came from many creative minds; for several bands, their album design and image was created by a Japanese artist: Tadanori Yokoo. (Above – Emerson Lake and Palmer 1972) His unique use of photo collage style to create a … Continue reading

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Album art

I had the opportunity to visit the Musee des beaux-arts in Montreal, and viewed the current exhibition,  Warhol Live: Music and Dance in Andy Warhol’s Work. I enjoyed the exhibit, especially seeing the various connections in Warhol’s work to both … Continue reading

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