Tag Jazz

Hans Koller: Retrospection

The Hans Koller triple LP is in and looking good. The sleeve features artwork by Liz Miller entitled Synaesthetic Score. The album itself features the German NDR Bigband, legendary bassist Steve Swallow, American saxophonist John O’Gallagher and Danish guitarist Jakob Bro, alongside an outstanding line-up of eminent UK jazz musicians. The album release is scheduled for April 15, […]

Sneak preview: Retrospection

A sneak preview of the front cover artwork for the forthcoming triple (!) LP from Hans Koller. This is being released as a collaboration between Impossible Ark Records and Stoney Lane Records and will be out in early 2016.

Sneak preview: James Allsopp Quartet

A sneak preview of the artwork for the forthcoming James Allsopp Quartet LP ‘I’m A Fool To Want You’. It will be released on Impossible Ark Records as a limited edition vinyl soon.  

Nostalgia 77: A Journey Too Far

Almost 18 months after it’s release I am finally able to add the Nostalgia 77 album A Journey Too Far to the site and to the portfolio. The album came out on Tru Thoughts and is still available as a limited edition vinyl (among other formats).

Sara Mitra: Losing You

Forthcoming on the excellent Impossible Ark label is the second Sara Mitra album; Losing You. The image below shows both the front and back cover of the LP. Produced by Ben Lamdin (aka Nostalgia 77) and recorded using vintage analogue tape technology, ‘Losing You’ will be released 11th May as a limited edition vinyl LP […]

Emanative: Lions Of Judah

Before the forthcoming The Light Years Of The Darkness LP release (see below) there was the Lions Of Judah single by emanative for the Steve Reid Foundation. The illustrations for both the single and the LP were done by Gene Pendon and it was a joy to collaborate with him on both jobs.

Sneak preview: emanative

A sneak preview of the forthcoming emanative LP ‘The Light Years Of The Darkness’ (front and back sleeve shown below). The album is coming out on Brownswood recordings for the Steve Reid Foundation. And just in case you haven’t heard about the Foundation before I think it is worth me repeating the About page here: […]

Best Art Vinyl Awards 2014

Big news at Made In Earnest HQ today as our design for the Nostalgia 77 And The Monster LP ‘Measures’ has been nominated for the Best Art Vinyl Awards 2014. As you can see above it is a slightly unusual design with everything on the front cover, but we felt this worked well with the […]

Sneak preview: A Journey Too Far

Here is just a glimpse of the artwork for the forthcoming Nostalgia 77 album (A Journey Too Far) and the first single from it (An Angel With No Halo) which will be released on Tru Thoughts.

Soulharmonic

A while back I designed a flyer for the Soulharmonic night and now that they are moving venue it is time for a update to the look. They seem to like it, hope you do too.