Category Archives: Designed By Peter Saville

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OMD Revisit Enola Gay Four Times For Forty Years

I swear I posted on this earlier but it may have just been a private text thread among my friends my muddled mind is recalling, was if I’m wrong, I apologize. Last year OMD revisited their debut single in a … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next two songs were also from the “Distinguishing Marks” campaign. The winning “Remorse Code” had all of the chops to be a great single, what with the brilliant title hook being one I had not … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 1]

Fingerprintz: Bullet Proof Heart – The Best of Fingerprintz – US – CD [2020] Dancing With Myself 3:15 Who’s Your Friend 2:19 Nervz 2:50 Tough Luck 2:48 Close Circuit Connection 2:58 Hey Mr. Smith 2:44 Fingerprince 3:08 Bullet Proof Heart … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 4]

[…continued from last post] RARITIES + B-SIDES Disc three was an update to the disc number two from the 2008 DLX RM. The earlier collected a few unissued tracks along with B-sides, 12″ single only tracks, and a few rehearsal … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: OMD – Junk Culture

In 1983, OMD released their fourth album, a left-field political cut-up “Dazzle Ships.” The band who had sold 3M copies of their of their previous [in all fairness] equally uncompromising album “Architecture + Morality,” were undoubtedly blindsided by the failure … Continue reading

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Want List: Fac 461 Volume Catalogs Factory Record Design

Back in 2007 there was a coffee table book devoted to the complete design output of Factory Records called “Factory Records: The Complete Graphic Album,” as published by Thames + Hudson as compiled and written by Matthew Robertson. I put … Continue reading

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Want List: Too Fast To Live Too Young To Die – Punk + Post-Punk Graphics 1976-1986

Last Friday I got notice from the best brains at Rocket 88 Books that they are currently prepping a deluxe numbered edition of Andrew Krivine’s book that cuts to the heart of this Monk’s twin obsessions; Post-Punk and graphic design! … Continue reading

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