Iconic album covers put in their place using google street view

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Music on Tuesday 8 July 2014

As the latest instalment in their ever-expanding repertoire of culture-as-seen-by-Google-Street-View, The Guardian have created a series of images showing the precise locations where some of the most iconic album covers in history were captured. The legions of music fans can now visit these places from the comfort of their bedroom, which will hopefully cut down on crowds for the unfortunate residents.

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Led Zeppelin reunion performance in 2007

Paul White Reader Find

By Paul White in Video on Tuesday 18 December 2012

In 2007, the three surviving members of Led Zeppelin reunited for a one off performance, joined on drums by the original drummer’s son – a young boy at the time of his father’s death, which ended the band in 1980. Recently released as Celebration Day, this document captures of rock ‘n’ roll at it’s finest. […]

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Landing On The Moon

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Music on Tuesday 30 November 2010

Omaha, Nebraska’s Landing On The Moon have a debut album out, We Make History Now, and it’s a killer recording, conjuring up the collective sound of E.L.O., Carole King, Drive Like Jehu, Led Zeppelin, and The Zombies.

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Storm Thorgerson’s Powderfinger album design

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Illustration on Saturday 5 December 2009

Designer Storm Thorgerson was behind the iconic album artwork for Led Zeppelin’s Houses Of The Holy, Pink Floyd’s Animals, and Black Sabbath’s Technical Ecstasy, amongst many others. More recently, he designed the artwork for Australian band Powderfinger’s new album, Golden Rule. We checked in with Thorgerson and asked him where the inspiration for the illustration […]

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