Archive for the 'Art' Category

THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WAS

23/12/2008

In Episode 14, we discuss our highlights of 2008 – including this little fella:

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This over-achieving fella:

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And these similarly over-achieving fellas and gals:

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Nice to see some human achievement though, isn’t it? And that’s just the people at Pixar.

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WHITHER ALBUM ARTWORK?

20/10/2008

What with this new-fangled downloading nonsense – and before it, the death of vinyl and its 12-inch gatefold sleeves – album artwork ain’t what it used to be.

Inspired by this brilliant ad campaign by Smooth Radio (and look, it’s started a whole trend among The Kids!) –

– the boys discuss some of their most memorable album covers, which include the following:

And find out why, for Sean, this iconic image –

– shall be forever connected with this marginally less iconic image:

Personally, I remember being hypnotised by the debut Bucks Fizz album, and would stare endlessly in close-up at the marvellous make-up on the ladies, the cover shot only being bettered by being EVEN BIGGER on the inside gatefold:

Although I also remember being equally slightly disturbed by their third album Hand Cut, with its bizarre cover image. Perhaps Bucks Fizz had started collaborating with Roger Dean by this point?

*CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 12*

EPISODE 8 – STRANGEST NEWS ALL WEEK

22/04/2008

It’s a weird, weird world!

In this episode we goggle in wonder at the strangest stories on the BBC news site – including impostor statues, killer squirrels and Dame Judi Dench.

*Click here to listen to this month’s podcast*

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