Editor’s Choice: April 29, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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Editor’s Choice: April 22, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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Album cover legend Storm Thorgerson dies at age 69

According to news reports today, legendary album cover artist Storm Thorgerson has passed away. Thorgerson was responsible for designing some of the most ironic album covers of the Rock Era. His most celebrated work is without a doubt the cover for Pink Floyd’s classic album Dark Side of the Moon.

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Storm Thorgerson, whose surreal artwork helped define the album-rock era, has died at the age of 69. The British artist had been battling cancer and had suffered a stroke in 2003, his family said in a statement Thursday.

Although his work spanned decades and genres — from Led Zeppelin’s eerie Presence featuring a family surrounding a talismanic black object, to a hooded driver in Mars Volta’s 2005 Frances the Mute — Thorgerson is perhaps best known for the minimalistic genius of his cover for Pink Floyd’s monster-selling 1973 album, Dark Side of the Moon. The simple image of a prism refracting light on a black backdrop was a visual manifestation of the band’s haunting sonic message about friendship, commerce and lunacy.

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Editor’s Choice: April 15, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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Editor’s Choice: April 8, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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Wacky Album Cover of the Evening


Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine –
White People and the Damage Done (2013)

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Déjà Vu: Daft Punk vs. Lou Reed

This déjà vu moment features two album covers that were created 30 years apart. The cover art for Random Access Memories, the forthcoming album by Daft Punk, has several striking similarities to Lou Reed’s 1983 album, Legendary Hearts.

Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (2013)

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Lou Reed – Legendary Hearts (1983)

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Editor’s Choice: April 1, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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