Cover Bombing: Rough Trade x Jacknife Posters

Posted March 19, 2015

We're really happy to share our piece for the up coming "Cover Bombing" in association with Jackknife Prints. ( Rough Trade, and Rise Record Shop ).

Participating artists were asked to embellish any original LP of their choosing. I will admit, this was a much harder selection than I had anticipated. It came down to an LP that had space for additional art, an LP someone would actually want to own, and an album that resonated with me personally. I have great memories of working with my dad in his garage, rebuilding a '71 Karmann Ghia and this album was our anthem.

To my surprise, when the Eagles LP's arrived at our studio, it actually folded out to a huge 24.5" x 25" poster! We couldn't just do a cover anymore, we had to do the entire LP! I really love how the inner sleeve image shows through.

Our good friends at Brooklyn Laser helped make our vision come to life. A big shout to John for his help. He is a badass when it comes to production. You can check out more of the awesome stuff they make with Lasers at BKLZR.com

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ALL WELCOME. 7PM START.

Exhibition running 11th April - 19th April.

Opening night with DJs, bands & craft beer, 11th April from 7pm until 11pm, in the bar at Rough Trade Nottingham.

Jacknife will be taking over the wall space of the bar at Rough Trade Nottingham, between 11th - 19th April to exhibit 'Cover Bombing', a selection of 50+ original LP album sleeves that have been given a new lease of life by an artist. All artwork will be available to purchase, but be quick as each one is a one off!


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