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Where Album Covers Come From

When: Tue., July 7, 7 p.m. 2015

Maggie Fost, Creative Director of Durham based indie label Merge Records since 2005, will present a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of album art. Fost will trace Merge’s 25-year history from DIY cassettes through the re-emergence of vinyl in the past few years. She will also share the process behind the creation of some of the most beloved independent records of the last decade. Merge co-founder Mac McCaughan from the band Superchunk will also talk about how musicians, designers and visual artists collaborate to make music visible.


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