‘Smugglers Way’ Exclusive Flexi Book for Record Store Day (Domino, 2012)

Let’s revisit some of the cool projects that Sound Perfromance worked on for Record Store Day as it’s only a few days away on April 21st.

Smugglers Way is Domino and Ribbon’s first ever limited edition zine featuring FIVE individual, multi-colored flexi discs of EXCLUSIVE, UNRELEASED songs from Dirty Projectors, Real Estate, Cass McCombs, John Maus, and Villagers. Smugglers Way will be sold exclusively at indie retail for Record Store Day, April 21st 2012.

Art by Alison Mosshart (The Kills)

The zine comprises 24 pages of original art and prose from Domino and Ribbon artists. Highlights include a short story penned by James Yorkston; a long form poem by Laura Marling; short form pieces by Alex Bleeker (Real Estate), Ade Blackburn (Clinic), and Tom Fleming (Wild Beasts); illustrations from Alison Mosshart (The Kills), Andrea Estella (Twin Sister), Conor O’Brien (Villagers) and Jon Hopkins; photography from Jana Hunter (Lower Dens), and an original arranged score of music by Owen Pallett. Bjorn Copeland of Black Dice designed the cover and Rob Carmichael at SEEN is responsible for the art direction and layout.

Flexi Disc Tracklist:

Dirty Projectors – “You Against The Larger World”

Real Estate – “In My Car”

Cass McCombs – “Teachers”

John Maus – “No Title (Molly)

Villagers – “Shards”

Smugglers Way back cover illustrated by Conor O’Brien (Villagers)

Smugglers Way is a limited, one of a kind item, conceived and designed exclusively for Record Store Day (April 21st, 2012).  We couldn’t be more proud of the collection, and we hope you find Smugglers Way as exciting to read and listen to as it was for us to put together.

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About soundperformance

Sound Performance USA is a market leader in the supply of vinyl, CD & DVD and other physical media solutions to the music, publishing, home entertainment and business sectors. With sales offices in New York, London and Paris. We offer a one-stop solution to help our customers deliver their content to market as quickly, cost-effectively, and securely as possible. Our Services include: CD & DVD Replication, Vinyl Pressing, Cassette Duplication, CD-R/DVD-R Duplication, all associated print and packaging, CD Mastering, Packaging design, Graphic design, Fulfilment, Logistics and 3D Imaging services. Customer service is key at Sound Performance. We offer the same commitment to getting it right on each and every order; being flexible enough in our approach to tailor our services to our clients individual requirements.
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