CRATEDIGGER: The Lost Art of Album Cover Art at Gabba Gallery

Here is a nice write up by Julie Faith about CrateDigger at the Gabba Gallery.

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JUST BE KIND, DAMMIT!, Nvralone ©2016 Cratedigger, Gabba Gallery, Photo credit_ JulieFaith, All rights reserved. JUST BE KIND, DAMMIT!, Nvralone ©2016 Cratedigger, Gabba Gallery, Photo credit_ JulieFaith, All rights reserved.

CRATEDIGGER: The Lost Art of Album Cover Art at Gabba Gallery

reviewed by Julie Faith

As the daughter of a Detroit record promoter and a New York VP of packaging at Atlantic Records, I remember when album cover art was e v e r y thing. In our house, Meatloaf’s “Bat Out of Hell” was dinner table conversation, an original artist’s print of Led Zeppelin’s “Houses of the Holy” hung unapologetically over the living room couch, and a life-sized replica of Bruce Springsteen’s unforgettable “Born in the USA” asset still resides in the stairwell. It’s actually amazing that, in this age of iTunes, Pandora, and Soundcloud, album art is still considered by so many to be such a vital part of their personal musical experience. Think about it. What do you hear when you see…

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