Saturday, 1 September 2012

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

nico : the peel sessions

nico
the peel session
off the track records (1988)
jd ott 170112
4-track ep tape

Thursday, 12 July 2012

the cure : the peel session

the cure
the peel session
off the track records (1988)
jd ott 37023
4-track ep tape

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

nostalgia































nostalgia ©kevin whitlock


"A batch of old 1970s cassettes, all sounding absolutely dreadful..." (more)

Monday, 2 April 2012

Friday, 30 March 2012

brian eno : before and after science + button badge

brian eno : before and after science + button badge by japanese forms

brian eno
before and after science
polydor 3100 386
polydor records (1977)
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before and after science
button badge

Thursday, 9 February 2012

patti smith : dream of life

patti smith : dream of life by japanese forms

patti smith
dream of life
arista records (1988)


photograph : robert mapplethorpe

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patti smith
"it's not only rock 'n' roll" exhibition button badge

Sunday, 5 February 2012

public enemy : it takes a nation of millions...

public enemy : it takes a nation of millions... by japanese forms

public enemy
it takes a nation of millions to hold us back
def jam recordings (1988)
def 4624154

Friday, 3 February 2012

sonic youth : "goo" (tape & badge)


https://www.flickr.com/photos/japaneseforms/6424137331/

sonic youth
"goo"
tape & button badge
geffen (1990)
dgcc 24297

cover drawings: raymond pettibon
photos: michael lavine
art direction: kevin reagan

Sunday, 29 January 2012

the smiths : this charming man


https://www.flickr.com/photos/japaneseforms/6172142021/

the smiths
this charming man (tape)
rough trade records (1983)
wea yz0001c (1992)


cover star : jean marais in jean cocteau's "orphée" (1949)

Saturday, 28 January 2012

Monday, 23 January 2012

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

père ubu : the modern dance ( visual 2)


https://www.flickr.com/photos/japaneseforms/6358179915/

pere ubu
the modern dance
blank records (1978)
fontana (1988)
collectors edition of 1000 copies

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

record manufacturing 1954




























"An engineer splices a tape during the selection and compilation of tapes for the finished product."

Via

Wednesday, 11 January 2012