CATEGORY: electronic

Domu – Return of The Rogue

This cover was sent to me by someone (Black Steve) who ran across my blog back in September. The design work is by Radek Drutis, who I mentioned in an earlier post. I need to figure out who Drutis is.…

Baron Zen – At The Mall: The Remixes

Baron Zen – Baron Zen Theme (Danny Breaks Remix) Another Stones Throw release, yes. But this time it does not involve Jeff Jank. Before he was DJing and running his own record label, Peanut Butter Wolf was programming drums for…

Hanne Hukkelberg – Little Things

Hanne Hukkelberg is a Norwegian artist, known for her use of unorthodox instrumentation. I discovered her album a few years ago through her association with the great Jaga Jazzist group. Her music is beautiful and dreamy with a hint of…

Shape of Broad Minds – Craft of the Lost Art

Lex Records and Ehquestionmark really know how to push the envelope when it comes to album packaging. I’ve posted about them before, but Jneiro Jarel’s Shape of Broad Minds album was released Tuesday so I’m writing again. The most interesting…

Nobody – And Everything Else…

This is a beautiful cover for Nobody’s last album, featuring a henna design by someone named Gabriela Lopez. Design work’s by Keith Tamashiro of Soap Design, who I will get into later.

Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz & Percussion Ensemble – Miles Away

This album cover showed up in Stones Throw‘s latest newsletter today. No information on the album, other than it being a continuation of Madlib’s Yesterday’s Universe work. Maybe something to do with Miles Davis? The release is sometime in the…

Dr. Who Dat? – Beat Journey

One of my favorite albums of 2006 was Dr. Who Dat?’s (aka Jneiro Jarel) Beat Journey. It was a beautiful instrumental hip-hop album, perfect for an afternoon stroll through the Amazon on a rainy day. Jneiro Jarel is slowly becoming…

Prefuse 73 – Preparations

I don’t really have much to say about this. Just that I am very excited about this album and the artwork is excellent. I’ve been a Prefuse 73 fan for a long time and all of his releases have been…

BTS Radio

I don’t typically use the word “ill” in my regular speech. But I’ve had the term “illness” floating in my head for the past few days. I think that term applies well to what’s going on over at BTS Radio.…

Madlib – Yesterday’s Universe

For my first post, I’m going to talk about one of my favorite music artists, favorite record labels and favorite designers. I thought it was appropriate. This is the cover of Yesterday’s Universe released last Tuesday on Stones Throw Records.…