Best Art Vinyl 2013 Winners and Nominees

White Lies - Big TV

Artist

White Lies

Title

Big TV

Label

Fiction

Design

Art Direction by Gerard Saint and Markus Karlsson at Big Active. Painting by Michael Kagan.

Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip - Repent Replenish Repeat

Artist

Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip

Title

Repent Replenish Repeat

Label

Sunday Best Recordings

Design

Design by Paul Jackson.

Bonobo - The North Borders

Artist

Bonobo

Title

The North Borders

Label

Ninja Tune

Design

Design by Leif Podhajsky.

Washed Out - Paracosm

Artist

Washed Out

Title

Paracosm

Label

Domino

Design

Artwork by Sara Cwynar. Art direction by Ernest Greene. Photography by Shae DeTar. Design by Sasha Bar and Jeff Kleinsmith.

Braids - Flourish/Perish

Artist

Braids

Title

Flourish/Perish

Label

Full Time Hobby

Design

Design by Marc Rimmer.

Atoms For Peace - Judge Jury and Executioner

Artist

Atoms For Peace

Title

Judge Jury and Executioner

Label

XL

Design

Design by Stanley Donwood.

!!! - THR!!!ER

Artist

!!!

Title

THR!!!ER

Label

Warp

Design

Photography by Chase Jarvis. Design by !!! and James Burton

Queens of the Stone Age - Like Clockwork

Artist

Queens of the Stone Age

Title

Like Clockwork

Label

Matador

Design

Design by Boneface.

Babyshambles - Sequel to the Prequel

Artist

Babyshambles

Title

Sequel to the Prequel

Label

Parlophone

Design

Artwork by Damien Hirst. Photography by Pennie Smith. Design by Paul Kennedy.

Daft Punk - Get Lucky

Artist

Daft Punk

Title

Get Lucky

Label

Daft Life/Columbia

Design

Concept and art direction: Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Cedric Hervet, Paul Hahn and Warren Fu

Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest

Artist

Boards of Canada

Title

Tomorrow's Harvest

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Boards of Canada.

Paul McCartney - New

Artist

Paul McCartney

Title

New

Label

Mercury

Design

Logo and cover concept by Rebecca and Mike. Consultancy and design by YES. Cover image by Ben Ib.

Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth

Artist

Mount Kimbie

Title

Cold Spring Fault Less Youth

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Leif Podhajsky.

Tindersticks - Across Six Leap Years

Artist

Tindersticks

Title

Across Six Leap Years

Label

Lucky Dog/City Slang

Design

Design by Rob Duke.

The Handsome Family - Wilderness

Artist

The Handsome Family

Title

Wilderness

Label

Loose Music

Design

Artwork by Rennie Sparks. Layout and design Rennie Sparks and Sheila Sachs.

Forest Swords - Engravings

Artist

Forest Swords

Title

Engravings

Label

Tri Angle Records

Design

Design by Matthew Barne.

Zomby - With Love

Artist

Zomby

Title

With Love

Label

4AD

Design

Design by Philip Laslett. Photography by Davy Evans.

Elton John - Diving Board

Artist

Elton John

Title

Diving Board

Label

Mercury

Design

Art direction and design by Mat Maitland at Big Active. Creative director for Elton John - Tony King. Photography by Tim Barber.

Wild Combination - Pulses

Artist

Wild Combination

Title

Pulses

Label

Sweet Release

Design

Artwork and design by Poppy Rae Beckwith.

Flaming Lips - The Terror

Artist

Flaming Lips

Title

The Terror

Label

Bella Union

Design

Design and layout by George Salisbury Who Is Particle?

Claude Vonstroke - Urban Animal

Artist

Claude Vonstroke

Title

Urban Animal

Label

Dirty Bird Records

Design

Illustration by Matt Goldman with MFG. Layout by Maz Pfiester.

Van Dyke Parks - Songs Cycled

Artist

Van Dyke Parks

Title

Songs Cycled

Label

Bella Union

Design

Illustration by Kenton Nelson.

Ras G - Back on the Planet

Artist

Ras G

Title

Back on the Planet

Label

Ninja Tune/Brainfeeder

Design

Artwork by Ras Terms. Design and layout by Stephen Serrato. Photography by Theo Jemison.

Bo Ningen - Line The Wall

Artist

Bo Ningen

Title

Line The Wall

Label

Stolen Recordings

Design

Design by Kohhei Matsuda.

FYRNASK - Eldir Nott

Artist

FYRNASK

Title

Eldir Nott

Label

Temple Of Torturous

Design

Design by Benjamin A Vierling, David D'Andrea and Christopher Duis.

Yo La Tengo - Fade

Artist

Yo La Tengo

Title

Fade

Label

Matador

Design

Design by Mark Ohe. Photography by Carlie Armstrong. Drawing Roscoe Finkel.

Drenge - Drenge

Artist

Drenge

Title

Drenge

Label

Infectious

Design

Photography by John Parnell. Layout by Matthew Cooper.

Dutch Uncles - Out of Touch in the Wild

Artist

Dutch Uncles

Title

Out of Touch in the Wild

Label

Memphis Industries

Design

Design by DR.ME

Out Cold - Invasion of Love

Artist

Out Cold

Title

Invasion of Love

Label

Heavenly

Design

Design by Thomas Caslin.

Bibio - Silver Wilkinson

Artist

Bibio

Title

Silver Wilkinson

Label

Warp

Design

Photography and design by Stephen Wilkinson.

Tunng - Turbines

Artist

Tunng

Title

Turbines

Label

Full Time Hobby

Design

Design by Vanessa Da Silva.

The Leisure Society - Alone Aboard the Ark

Artist

The Leisure Society

Title

Alone Aboard the Ark

Label

Full Time Hobby

Design

Design by Owen Davey.

Zachary Cale - Blue Rider

Artist

Zachary Cale

Title

Blue Rider

Label

All Hands Electric

Design

Design and original sculpture by Ryan Johnson.

Bailterspace - Trinine

Artist

Bailterspace

Title

Trinine

Label

Fire Records

Design

Design by John Foster at Bad People Good Things. Photography by Alister Parker and John Foster.

ADULT. - The Way Things Fall

Artist

ADULT.

Title

The Way Things Fall

Label

Ghostly International

Design

Design by Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus.

Gold Panda - Trust

Artist

Gold Panda

Title

Trust

Label

Ghostly International

Design

Design by Andy Gilmore. Layout by Michael Cina.

Balance and Composure - The Things We Think We're Missing

Artist

Balance and Composure

Title

The Things We Think We're Missing

Label

Hassle

Design

Photograph by Dave Summers and Balance and Composure. Design by Nick Steinhardt

Iron and Wine - Ghost on Ghost

Artist

Iron and Wine

Title

Ghost on Ghost

Label

4AD

Design

Photography by Barbara Crane. Frame photographs by Jason Varney. Interior Photograph by Craig Kief. Art Direction and Design by The Head of State & Sam Beam.

These New Puritans - Field of Reeds

Artist

These New Puritans

Title

Field of Reeds

Label

Infectious

Design

Design by George Barnett and Matthew Cooper, assisted by Paul Street. Drawings by Jack Barnett. Band photography Willy Vanderperre.

Pissed Jeans - Honeys

Artist

Pissed Jeans

Title

Honeys

Label

Sub Pop

Design

Illustrations by Edward Kinsella III. Layout by Dusty Summers

Gabrielle Aplin - English Rain

Artist

Gabrielle Aplin

Title

English Rain

Label

Parlophone

Design

Photography by Sophie Ebrard. Art direction and design by Alex Cowper and Andrew Bannister. Art direction and Commissioning by Naomi Gurdol.

Kitchens of Distinctions - Folly

Artist

Kitchens of Distinctions

Title

Folly

Label

3 Loop Music

Design

Design by Karl Harris.

Edwyn Collins - Understated

Artist

Edwyn Collins

Title

Understated

Label

AED

Design

Illustrations, linocut and title typeface by Edwyn Collins. Back cover photograph by Hedi Slimane. Design by Rob Crane.

Editors - The Weight of Your Love

Artist

Editors

Title

The Weight of Your Love

Label

Play it Again Sam

Design

Artwork by Charles Emerson

Goldfrapp - Tales of Us

Artist

Goldfrapp

Title

Tales of Us

Label

Mute

Design

Art Direction by Alison Goldfrapp & Mat Maitland at Big Active. Photography by Annemarieke Van Drimmelen.

Sweet Baboo - Ships

Artist

Sweet Baboo

Title

Ships

Label

Moshi Moshi

Design

Design by Casey Raymond.

Phil France - The Swimmer

Artist

Phil France

Title

The Swimmer

Label

26-2 Recordings

Design

Design by Philip Kay

Moondoggies - Adios I'm a Ghost

Artist

Moondoggies

Title

Adios I'm a Ghost

Label

Hardly Art

Design

Illustrations by Drew Christie. Photography by Kent Colony and Hilary Harris. Layout by Ryan Middleton and Sarah Moody.

Houndmouth - From The Hills Below The City

Artist

Houndmouth

Title

From The Hills Below The City

Label

Rough Trade

Design

Design by Alison Fielding.

Fainting by Numbers - Watching the Wheels/A Stone In The Ground

Artist

Fainting by Numbers

Title

Watching the Wheels/A Stone In The Ground

Label

Moshi Moshi

Design

Design by Justus Kohncke.