A New (and Old) Way of Displaying Your Favourite Vinyl

Simon James of Standard Designs of London had a thought:  what if today’s greatest musicians had become writers of literature instead?  And what if their albums had actually been books?

His Etsy project re-imagines what this might have looked like sitting on a shelf.

Radiohead as books 1




Clever, no?  He’s also repurposed albums from Springsteen, Lou Reed, the Velvet Underground, The Smiths, Joy Division, The Stone Roses, Pink Floyd and many more.   You can see these prints at Standard Designs.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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