One band for me that has always had very cool album art is Molly Hatchet ...

Views: 811

Replies to This Discussion

Teaser and the Firecat is a great album Sean !!!! :)
I miss the lost art of album covers! I am 99% positive that some (if not all) of the Molly Hatchet albums are Frank Frazetta's artwork.

How about some classic Yes?



indeed, that's why I love a lot of my old jazz I have on cd, they have reproduced the original album art in the packaging so I "kinda" feel like I have the vinyl album in my hands from 1958 or so.
My brother in law just bought and retro stereo (with a turnstyle!), and has been collecting old albums. Sean you are right on the money here: the album cover is a lost art.

Remember how it used to be a completely interactive (pardon the term) experience? The cover... the back cover... the record sleeve and the liner notes... truly, a lost art.
Two Saturdays ago I got to experience the warm sound of vinyl at an older gentleman from my church who has been building his audio/video studio for the last 50 years and I was totally blown away. Not only does Bill have LP's from the 50's,60's,70's and 80's, he has reel to reel tapes from the bands he was in so listening to demos and live concerts was a treat. He has set up his speakers for true quadraphonic sound and listening some of the older jazz with each instrument coming out of the different speakers was pretty wild. I had not heard anything like that in a long time.
Outstanding! It's expecially cool when you look at old jazz music, or some of the great artists that really pushed the use of stereo: Pink Floyd, the Beatles, etc.

Plus those snaps and pops that can only be produced by a needle in a groove give the music special character.
Yeah it was cool I took my cd of Dave Brubeck's Time Out and Bill played the LP so we listened to them back to back and the album was so much warmer, deeper sound. I love my cd's, but I do miss my vinyl collection.
Good call Bob and yes it was Frank for Molly's album art and he also did ...

One of the great fantasy artists of all time! Nobody does barbarians like Frazetta and Vallejo!
+1 for good music. :^)
Indeed good music Jarrett :)
I dig the last one.

RSS

Latest Activity

Dominic replied to Native Son's discussion The Current Travel Mess. in the group The Great Debate
"If you think that all conflict in the ME is simply autochthonous of somehow just a part of what happens there, and that it is a connected continuous series of events, and that exempts us from acting responsibly... Well let's just say if you…"
24 minutes ago
Dominic replied to Native Son's discussion The Current Travel Mess. in the group The Great Debate
"Muslims speak loud and clear against terror when it happens. Some people just don't listen. It's also just dumb to make the litmus test for discriminating against Muslims whether you feel that they've sufficiently spoken up about…"
27 minutes ago
Forge replied to Native Son's discussion The Current Travel Mess. in the group The Great Debate
"Ignorants will do what they will do, and when they do, they will be slapped down by the rest of us. The part that kills me is that by and large when an act of terror occurs, the Islamic community is silent."
1 hour ago
Forge replied to Native Son's discussion The Current Travel Mess. in the group The Great Debate
"Perception can be a powerful tool, which is where the media has dabbled and done the most damage. However, you cannot conduct cold hard business and get things done in an environment where you worry about how your true purpose might be spun to…"
1 hour ago
Tarquin Anstruther replied to Native Son's discussion The Current Travel Mess. in the group The Great Debate
"You cannot remove the Economic implications from the ruling, the countries were chosen because they were not of Economic importance to the US. The fearful thing is that all this talk will make racist citizens of the US feel empowered to tale racist…"
1 hour ago
Liam Strain replied to Native Son's discussion The Current Travel Mess. in the group The Great Debate
"1 has to do with the perception, not the truth. I know it's false. But does X person, in a depressed area in Yemen?  They do care. Our allies are not exempted - we have people we work with on the ground in Iraq (and elsewhere). We have…"
2 hours ago
John Landes replied to Conor's discussion I need help moving on, it's been six weeks now.
"Sometimes doing the right thing goes against everything your heart wants. Don't make the entire AOM community hold an intervention on your behalf and show up at your doorstep with a crudely wrapped box of testicles for you. Get fixed…"
6 hours ago
Irish Skot updated their profile
10 hours ago

© 2017   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service