Saturday, 9 October 2010

Dancing Foliage

This is for future reference, for when I build my next house


via Robert in the comments:

"Here is someone who had the same impulse..."

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Dangerous Dancing

I discovered this band today. I was listening to the first Disco Not Disco album, which is admittedly pretty mixed-quality when it comes to electronic music. But Liaisons Dangereuses really stood out, so I investigated further and discovered that they practically invented EBM, or at least perfectly embodied it. The debut self-titled album came out in 1981, and was put together by Conny Plank. One day I will write a book about him, unless someone else beats me to it. This video is from 1981. The audience don't seem to get it

Monday, 4 October 2010

And Lets Not Forget

These are the source of so much inspiration...
From Joe Kral's flickr set [tons more there]. As he says:

'After buying the book "Penguin By Design: A Cover Story 1935-2005" I started searching local book stores and online for some of the old Penguin and Pelican books. Here's what I have so far'

Sunday, 3 October 2010

Albums as Books

Check out Huw Gwilliam's amazing flickr page. He has spent an awful lot of time converting record covers into Penguin Book covers, so we don't have to. For example: