Category Archives: Designed By Peter Saville

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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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OMD Streamed A Gig Online And All I Got Was This Beautiful T-Shirt

Sigh. I try to live the Google-free life but it’s a tough and miserly row to hoe. Against my expectations, I was not doing landscaping work on Saturday afternoon and was thus able to catch the OMD “Live From Your … Continue reading

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OMD Stream ‘Souvenir’ Tour Performance From 2019 On May 9 “Live From Your Sofa”

Well, here’s a tidbit that you should know about it you’re not on the OMD mailing list. The band are doing their bit to make not going out to shows a little less pronounced. They are going to stream the … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 6]

[…continued from previous post] Back in 2013, to herald the second [actually, third] coming of Visage, the great B-side “Frequency 7” was dusted off and reissued as a DL and CD-R. Two new mixes accompanied it, but the experience was … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 3]

While I’ll bet the first Visage CD has been continuously in print in one form or another, since 1982, the second album was always a title I associate with scarcity. While I found out by the mid-late 80s that there … Continue reading

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