• The record label Aqualamb publishes glossy, 40-to-80-page books of artwork and writings—a bit like extended liner notes—curated by its artists. [1 of 3]

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design 10 May 2012

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  • Last year, Australian instrumental-rock trio Dirty Three rereleased its classic Whatever You Love, You Are as a Playbutton, or wearable MP3 player. [2 of 3]
  • Brooklyn psychedelic-rock band Dead Sands self-released its Centuries I and II EPs on cassettes and sold them with hand-painted tape players. [3 of 3]
  • Images (in order): photo via Aqualamb; Playbutton image via Dirty Three; photo courtesy of Dead Sands.

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