Sunday, November 2, 2008

The Death of Album Art

NBC Nightly News, of which Ann is a rabid watcher, recently carried a fascinating piece on the decline and increasing marginalization of album artwork in the recording industry. From the lauded and classic 12" LP dust jacket to the 4" CD sleeve to tiny 1" iTunes thumbnail – and, more importantly, from a $100,000 average expenditure per cover to $10,000.

Watch "The Death of Album Art" at

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