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The Resistance
Journal For Plague Lovers
Fever Ray
The Resistance
Artist

Muse

Title

The Resistance

Label

Warner Bros.

Design

Design by Scott Bendall at La Boca

Journal For Plague Lovers
Artist

Manic Street Preachers

Title

Journal For Plague Lovers

Label

Columbia

Design

Original Painting By Jenny Saville

Fever Ray
Artist

Fever Ray

Title

Fever Ray

Label

Mute

Design

Design And Illustration by Martin Ander

Splitting The Atom EP
Artist

Massive Attack

Title

Splitting The Atom EP

Label

The Vinyl Factory

Design

Design by Tom Hingston Studio. Artwork by Robert Del Naja, Aka 3D

21st Century Breakdown
Artist

Green Day

Title

21st Century Breakdown

Label

Reprise

Design

Design and Photography by Chris Bilheimer

Yes
Artist

Pet Shop Boys

Title

Yes

Label

Parlophone

Design

Design by Farrow Design

To Lose My Life
Artist

White Lies

Title

To Lose My Life

Label

Fiction

Design

Art Direction And Design by Mat Maitland And Gerard Saint at Big Active. Photography by Simon Mills

In This Light And On This Evening
Artist

Editors

Title

In This Light And On This Evening

Label

Kitchenware

Design

Cover Art by Liliane Lijn. Design and Art Direction by Tom Hingston Studio

La Roux
Artist

La Roux

Title

La Roux

Label

Polydor

Design

Design by Alexander Brown and Traffic

Sounds Of The Universe
Artist

Depeche Mode

Title

Sounds Of The Universe

Label

Mute

Design

Art Direction and Design by Anton Corbijn

Merriweather Post Pavilion
Artist

Animal Collective

Title

Merriweather Post Pavilion

Label

Domino

Design

Design by Rob Carmichael At Seen. Image Courtesy of Akiyoshi Kitaoka

Two Suns
Artist

Bat For Lashes

Title

Two Suns

Label

Parlophone

Design

Art Direction and Concept by Natasha Khan. Design by Andrew Murabito. Cover Photography by David Benjamin Sherry. Set Design by Tony Hornecker

xx
Artist

The xx

Title

xx

Label

XL

Design

Design by Phil Lee and The xx

Raditude
Artist

Weezer

Title

Raditude

Label

Interscope

Design

Photography by Jason Neely

Back On The Streets
Artist

Thee Vicars

Title

Back On The Streets

Label

Dirty Water

Design

Art and Design by Niels Ejnar Rust

Lungs
Artist

Florence & The Machine

Title

Lungs

Label

Island

Design

Art Direction by Tabitha Denholm. Layout Design by Hugh Frost. Photography by Tom Beard. Illustrations by Orlando Weeks

Popular Songs
Artist

Yo La Tengo

Title

Popular Songs

Label

Matador

Design

Art by Dario Robleto

Microscope Contents
Artist

Kelpe

Title

Microscope Contents

Label

D.C.

Design

Design by La Boca

Further Complications
Artist

Jarvis Cocker

Title

Further Complications

Label

Rough Trade

Design

Photography by Rankin. Design by Ian Anderson at Designers Republic and Jarvis Cocker

See The Light
Artist

The Hours

Title

See The Light

Label

Is Good

Design

Artwork by Damien Hirst

Chaka Demus EP
Artist

Jaime T

Title

Chaka Demus EP

Label

Virgin

Design

Design and Art Direction by Andrew Murabito at We Art You.

Tarot Sport
Artist

F**K Buttons

Title

Tarot Sport

Label

ATP

Design

Design by Benjamin John Power

Doodoo Face
Artist

Wallpaper

Title

Doodoo Face

Label

Eenie Meenie

Design

Photography by Sterling Andrews. Art and Design by Eric Frederic

It’s Blitz
Artist

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Title

It’s Blitz

Label

Polydor

Design

Art Direction by Seb Marling. Photography by David Belisl

Embryonic
Artist

Flaming Lips

Title

Embryonic

Label

Warner Bros

Design

Design by George Salisbury

Crack The Skye
Artist

Mastodon

Title

Crack The Skye

Label

Reprise

Design

Artwork by Paul Romano

In Love
Artist

Loko*

Title

In Love

Label

Buzzin' Fly

Design

Design by John Gilsenan at Iwant

Veckatimest
Artist

Grizzly Bear

Title

Veckatimest

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Ben Wilkerson Tousley. Drawings by William J. O'Brien. Text by Amelia Bauer

Octahedron
Artist

Mars Volta

Title

Octahedron

Label

Rodriguez Lopez Productions

Design

Design by Sonny Kay

Two Dancers
Artist

Wild Beasts

Title

Two Dancers

Label

Domino

Design

Design by Matthew Cooper. Artwork by Fiona Morley

Primary Colours
Artist

The Horrors

Title

Primary Colours

Label

XL

Design

Artwork by Ciarán O'Shea

Smashes & Trashes
Artist

Skunk Anansie

Title

Smashes & Trashes

Label

One Little Indian

Design

Design and Illustration by Shotopop. Photography by Derrick Santini

The Blueprint III
Artist

Jay-Z

Title

The Blueprint III

Label

RocNation

Design

Tbc

Bitte Orca
Artist

Dirty Projectors

Title

Bitte Orca

Label

Domino

Design

Design by Rob Carmichael at Seen. Photography by Jason Frank

Art Brut Vs Satan
Artist

Art Brut

Title

Art Brut Vs Satan

Label

Cargo Records

Design

Design by Jeff Lemire

Unmap
Artist

Volcano Choir

Title

Unmap

Label

Jagjaguwar

Design

Design and Layout by Thomas Wincek. Photography by Adrienne Deboer. Illustration by Dave Godowsky

Headless Heroes EP
Artist

Headless Heroes

Title

Headless Heroes EP

Label

Names

Design

Illustration by Irana Douer

The Sand That Falls
Artist

Duke Garwood

Title

The Sand That Falls

Label

Fire Records

Design

Photography by Steve Gullick

Invaders Must Die
Artist

The Prodigy

Title

Invaders Must Die

Label

Take Me To The Hospital

Design

Design by Luke Insect

Klang
Artist

The Rakes

Title

Klang

Label

V2

Design

Design by Rob Crane

Logos
Artist

Atlas Sound

Title

Logos

Label

4AD

Design

Art Direction and Design by Brian Cox. Photography by Edith Cox

Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle
Artist

Bill Callahan

Title

Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

Label

Drag City

Design

Photography by Chris Taylor. Typography and illustration by B.C

Join The Dots
Artist

The Nextmen

Title

Join The Dots

Label

Universal

Design

Design by Joe Pilbeam For Filthy Media

Growl’s Garden
Artist

Clark

Title

Growl’s Garden

Label

Warp

Design

Design and Illustration by Matt Burden

Scars
Artist

Basement Jaxx

Title

Scars

Label

XL

Design

Tbc

Wall Of Arms
Artist

The Maccabees

Title

Wall Of Arms

Label

Fiction

Grace Wastelands
Artist

Peter Doherty

Title

Grace Wastelands

Label

Parlophone

Design

Tbc

No Line On The Horizon
Artist

U2

Title

No Line On The Horizon

Label

Mercury

Design

Photography by Hiroshi Sugimoto

The Eternal
Artist

Sonic Youth

Title

The Eternal

Label

Matador

Design

Tbc

Ovations
Artist

Piano Magic

Title

Ovations

Label

Darla

Design

Tbc

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