The Hepburns: Something Worth Stealing

Anthony Rochester: Music for Librarians

The Cat Box Quartet: Running Uphill

Cessna: Terminus

The Hepburns: The Last Thing I Saw Before I…

The Hepburns: Deciphering Linear A

Replicant: Kuuki No Soko

Gypsophile vs. Shop: Deux musiciens en crise

The Double Life of Testbild!

18fps: The Soft Rains of Delta Cephei

18fps: The Politics of Disappearance

Nice System: Impractical Guide to the Opposite Sex

Gypsophile: De loin, les choses

those silly catalogue cards from the 3" era


Kuuki no soko was a phrase that we had trouble translating. “The bottom of the atmosphere” or “under the air” were attempts. There was, however, an air about this album. An air of awakening, an air of childhood enchantment.

The design is an homage to the Hang Ten and OP shirts of my childhood, but with some close up emphasis on the objects a child would discover for the first time in forest or park…

…pine needles…

…and cones.

Matte varnish on black.

I felt that a winter color palette would have been more appropriate for the music, but blues just didn’t look as good. And are the needles still on the tree in the winter? It’s something I probably knew as a child…