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  • 49-17
Fleet Foxes
Slime & Reason
Viva La Vida
Fleet Foxes
Artist

Fleet Foxes

Title

Fleet Foxes

Label

Bella Union

Design

Design by Dusty Summers, Sasha Barr and Robin Pecknold. Original Painting by Pieter Breugel the Elder

Slime & Reason
Artist

Roots Manuva

Title

Slime & Reason

Label

Big Dada

Design

Design by Oscar Bauer and Ewan Robertson at Oscar & Ewen. Photography by Pelle Crepin

Viva La Vida
Artist

Coldplay

Title

Viva La Vida

Label

Parlophone

Design

Art Direction and Design by Tappin Gofton. Original Painting by Eugene Delacroix

Seventh Tree
Artist

Goldfrapp

Title

Seventh Tree

Label

Mute

Design

Art Direction by Alison Goldfrapp and Mat Maitland. Photography by Serge Leblon

The Seldom Seen Kid
Artist

Elbow

Title

The Seldom Seen Kid

Label

Polydor

Design

Design by Red Design. Illustration by Oliver East

Death Magnetic
Artist

Metallica

Title

Death Magnetic

Label

Mercury

Design

Design by Turner Duckworth

Intimacy
Artist

Bloc Party

Title

Intimacy

Label

Wichita

Design

Photography by Perry Curtis. Art Direction and Design by Rob Crane

Keep it Slow
Artist

Low Motion Disco

Title

Keep it Slow

Label

Eskimo

Design

Design by Chris Bolton. Original Image by Pascal Mira Tschäni and Michael Husmann Tschäni

Santogold
Artist

Santogold

Title

Santogold

Label

Downtown

Design

Design by Isabelle Lumpkin

Dog Walker
Artist

Zombie Zombie

Title

Dog Walker

Label

Versatile

Design

Design by Sylvestre Hovart

The Age of the Understatement
Artist

The Last Shadow Puppets

Title

The Age of the Understatement

Label

Domino

Design

Design by Matthew Cooper. Photography by Sam Haskins

Jolly Joker Remixes
Artist

Alter Ego

Title

Jolly Joker Remixes

Label

Klang Electronic

Design

Collage by Andreas Diefenbach. Design by Nina Tobien

Eight O Eight
Artist

Black Devil Disco Club

Title

Eight O Eight

Label

Lo Recordings

Design

Design by Non Format

Sticks and Stones
Artist

Underground Railroad

Title

Sticks and Stones

Label

One Little Indian

Design

Tbc

Syncopated City
Artist

London Elektricity

Title

Syncopated City

Label

Hospital Records

Design

Design by Chris Goss and Ricky Trickartt. Illustration by Stephen Walter

Los Angeles EP 2/3
Artist

Flying Lotus

Title

Los Angeles EP 2/3

Label

Warp

Design

Design by AD Build. Photography by Timothy Saccenti. Sculpture by Commonwealth

For Emma Forever Ago
Artist

Bon Iver

Title

For Emma Forever Ago

Label

4AD

Design

Photography Gilbert Vernon, Design Daniel Murphy

Battle & Victory
Artist

Nancy Elizabeth

Title

Battle & Victory

Label

Leaf

Design

Design by Daniel Halsall

Antidotes
Artist

Foals

Title

Antidotes

Label

Sub Pop

Design

Tbc

Slip in & Out of the Phenomenon
Artist

Liquid Liquid

Title

Slip in & Out of the Phenomenon

Label

Domino

Design

Design by Richard Mcguire

The Devil, You + Me
Artist

The Notwist

Title

The Devil, You + Me

Label

City Slang

Design

Design by Yokoland

GAS
Artist

GAS

Title

GAS

Label

Kompakt

Design

Design and Photography by Wolfgang Voigt and Veronika Unland

Vampire Weekend
Artist

Vampire Weekend

Title

Vampire Weekend

Label

XL

Design

Photography by Annie Reeds. Design by Asher Sarlin and Phil Lee

Ferndorf
Artist

Hauschka

Title

Ferndorf

Label

Fat Cat

Design

Original Engraving by Iker Spozio. Design by Dave Thomas

Colours Move
Artist

F**k Buttons

Title

Colours Move

Label

ATP

Design

Design by Benjamin John Power

The Light of a Golden Day, The Arms of The Night
Artist

Douglas Armour

Title

The Light of a Golden Day, The Arms of The Night

Label

The Social Registry

Design

Art Direction and Layout by Douglas Armour and Rich Zerbo

All the Girls
Artist

Siriusmo

Title

All the Girls

Label

Exploited

Design

Design by Marek Polewski at Floor 5

High Places
Artist

High Places

Title

High Places

Label

Thrill Jockey

Design

Design by Rob Barber and Mary Pearson

Opposite Influence
Artist

Yult Koldmane

Title

Opposite Influence

Label

Artist release

Design

Design by Yult Koldmane

Jukebox
Artist

Cat Power

Title

Jukebox

Label

Matador

Design

Photography by Mark Segal

Red Yellow and Blue
Artist

Born Ruffians

Title

Red Yellow and Blue

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Rob Carmichael at Seen Studios. Photography by Thomas Allen

And the Red Empire Orchestra
Artist

Micah P. Hinson

Title

And the Red Empire Orchestra

Label

Full Time Hobby

Design

Design by Micah P. Hinson

Future Chaos
Artist

Bomb the Bass

Title

Future Chaos

Label

!K7

Design

Design by Sesper

Nouns
Artist

No Age

Title

Nouns

Label

Sub Pop

Design

Design by Brian Roettinger at Hand Held Heart

Workout Holiday
Artist

White Denim

Title

Workout Holiday

Label

Full Time Hobby

Design

Design by Michael Hammett

Beautiful Future
Artist

Primal Scream

Title

Beautiful Future

Label

B-Unique

Design

Art Direction by Julian House

Chemical Chords
Artist

Stereolab

Title

Chemical Chords

Label

4AD

Design

Tbc

X Marks Destination
Artist

The Whip

Title

X Marks Destination

Label

Southern Fried

Design

Tbc

Worldwide
Artist

Death Set

Title

Worldwide

Label

Counter

Design

Artwork by Nolen Strals

Blind
Artist

Hercules & Love Affair

Title

Blind

Label

Dfa

Design

Art Direction by Scott Williams. Drawings by Ben Guttin

Drive Your Car
Artist

Grovesnor

Title

Drive Your Car

Label

Greco Roman

Design

Design by Lorenzo Fruzza

Hey Girl
Artist

Figurines

Title

Hey Girl

Label

Strange Feeling

Design

Design by John Gilsenan at IWANT

Back to my Roots EP
Artist

Laurent Garnier

Title

Back to my Roots EP

Label

Innervisions

Design

Design by Ta-Trung

Tame Impala
Artist

Tame Impala

Title

Tame Impala

Label

Hot in the Sky

Design

Tbc

St Jude
Artist

The Courteeners

Title

St Jude

Label

Polydor

Design

Design by Liam Fray

Narrow Stairs
Artist

Death Cab for Cutie

Title

Narrow Stairs

Label

Barsuk

Design

Tbc

Glasvegas
Artist

Glasvegas

Title

Glasvegas

Label

Columbia

Design

Tbc

There were Wolves
Artist

The Accidental

Title

There were Wolves

Label

Full Time Hobby

Design

Design by Rob Lowe at Supermundane

Shots
Artist

Ladyhawk

Title

Shots

Label

Jagjaguwar

Design

Design by Daniel Murphy. Photography by Jason Nocito

Only by the Night
Artist

Kings of Leon

Title

Only by the Night

Label

RCA

Design

Tbc

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