Any music nerd that enjoys the physical release is likely to favor limited print items. Case in point: me. I love ‘em! Can’t get enough of ‘em. A limited release means it will ultimately go out of print, and that OOP association is something nerds like me freak out about. Take, for example, yesterday; someone… Continue reading James Husband: A Parallax I (Cover Art)
This is, undoubtedly, the most metal side of Death Cab For Cutie you will ever see. Released around the turn of the century puts this unique 7-inch closer to the group’s beginning than today, and was pre-dated (in Barsuk standards) only by Something About Airplanes, though the single was released in March 2000 to coincide… Continue reading Death Cab For Cutie: Sub Pop Singles Club [Cover Art]
Long a favorite, this split single wasn’t released until after Bunkbed‘s Keith Krate had passed away. The 7-inch features two songs, one which finds Xiu Xiu covering Bunkbed, and vice versa. “Fallen Angel II” by Bunkbed “Fallen Angel II” is a Xiu Xiu original re-crafted by Bunkbed; it is one of the most moving and… Continue reading Xiu Xiu Vs. Bunkbed [Cover Art]
I’ve been contemplating this for some time, and I think it has finally come down to a simple fact: doing a Cover Art post each week has proven quite difficult. So, to lighten the load, I’m going to re-post each item here and thus form a new column here for all future Cover Art posts.… Continue reading The Hydeaway CD Newsletter Issue #1 [Cover Art]
We are on the eve of celebrating our third birthday here at FensePost, and in doing so we have launched the first “arm” of the page. Cover Art is a sub page devoted to the physical release, from unique packaging to clever concepts to simply great cover art.