Archive for the 'Scratch The Surface' Category

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Album artwork: Does it indeed affect our listening experience, and if so, how? Scratch the Surface is a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard that that takes a look at particularly interesting cover art choices. By 1993 Fugazi was three EPs and two LPs into their career. Usually this is a watershed moment for a band […]

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Album artwork: Does it indeed affect our listening experience, and if so, how? Scratch the Surface is a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard that that takes a look at particularly interesting cover art choices. Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s The Letting Go is broadly considered, even in rare negative critique, as Will Oldham’s most unexampled result. The […]

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Album artwork: Does it indeed affect our listening experience, and if so, how? Scratch the Surface is a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard that that takes a look at particularly interesting cover art choices. In 1967, Bob Dylan got into a motorcycle crash, retreated into the bowels of Big Pink with the Band, and emerged […]

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Album artwork: Does it indeed affect our listening experience, and if so, how? Scratch the Surface is a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard that that takes a look at particularly interesting cover art choices. Minimalism is a fine line to walk. There’s a point where you really are saying too little about something – where […]

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Album artwork: Does it indeed affect our listening experience, and if so, how? Scratch the Surface is a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard that that takes a look at some dubious/in(famous) cover art choices. Not surprisingly, we kick off the series with one of our favorite LPs, Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks. I’ve always […]