Sunday, October 12, 2008
Today sees the official release of "SilverShoalsOfLight" on
This 10" vinyl is a limited edition of only 500 copies on black vinyl with a screenprinted b-side and letter-pressed sleeve.
The sleeve was created by Chicago-based Rebecca Ann Rakstad of
Rar Rar Press.
Rebecca does letterpress printing using handset wood and metal type and a Vandercook Universal I press to stunning results.
Here we have stacks of the printed letter-pressed sleeves:
The offset printed front:
This is the plate on the press for the back side of the sleeve:
Rebecca decided to make a poster with the remaining extra paper and came up with this!:
Type used for the poster:
The vinyl print on the b-side of the record featuring the image at the top of this post was made by Keith Wright at What Press.
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