Trippy album covers you don’t need acid to appreciate

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 4 April 2014

NME has compiled a gallery of surreal album covers with cover art so wild and way-out, you wouldn’t need any extra help from drugs to appreciate them.

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Less is Less: new EP by The Demon Beat

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By Geoff Hoskinson in New Music on Friday 7 December 2012

The Demon Beat pumps pure rock n roll straight outta the heart of West Virginia. With their new LP, Less Is Less, this trio brings a raw grungy hard rock vibe jam-packed with rippin riffage and screamin solos . What’s not to love? Oh, and FYI, the cover art for Less Is Less [see below] is a composite of all three band member’s faces. Totally radical.

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Matthew Dear’s Black City album totem

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By Andy in New Trends on Thursday 5 August 2010

Our friends at Ghostly International are releasing Matthew Dear’s Black City album as a limited edition ‘totem’. A what? A totem – a limited edition metal bar used to access a private music chamber. Cool!

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Sanna Annukka

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By Stuart McPhee in New Art on Tuesday 19 February 2008

Like most people, I first locked eyes on Sanna Annukka’s beautiful designs when British band Keane commissioned her to create the artwork for their second album ‘Under The Iron Sea’. Her silkscreen creations are a cool blend of her Finnish heritage (most notably, the epic poem The Kalevala), as well as the art of the […]

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