Warp Records recently shipped out their Warp20 box set, celebrating their 20 year anniversary. The box includes a 192 page booklet showcasing the covers of every Warp release up to this point, a double CD of tracks selected by fans on Warp20.net, another double CD of Warp song covers, a triple 10″ vinyl of “secret treasures”, an hour-long mix CD and a double 10″ vinyl of hand-picked loops. It is a beautiful thing.
Hardformat shot some great images of the packaging (above), highlighting the design work of London-based studio YES. In terms of Warp related, they’ve also created designs for Maximo Park, in collaboration with photographer Amber Rowlands.
London-based Dan Holdsworth is responsible for the photography, which features the purple infinite ribbon that has been used throughout Warp’s anniversary campaign. Holdsworth is well known for his environmental and landscape photography, often using long-exposures.
I skipped out on this release, unfortunately. I believe it is sold out. However, the fan-picked and covers CDs are now available separately on Bleep.