Bit of a re-post here: Highly recommend this video of the making of Gilian Welch’s latest release “The Harrow & The Harvest”. You really appreciate the work & process involved in making something unique and special. Let’s repeat that: You really appreciate the work & process involved in making something unique and special. Windmill presses, Ink, print, illustration, design – all come together…beautiful. “You don’t have to do half the stuff they do, they choose to do it because they care about the product, the music, the art THAT much.”

As Gillian says,  “We debunked everything mechanized”, they letterpressed the hand done illustration, then hand stuffed each package design. Several North Carolina connections too, pretty cool.

Additional: Check out how they stained each design with…COFFEE! “How to stain your album cover in a coffee bath.” Time to go news some coffee…

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