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Posted: April 22nd, 2004, by Dave Stockwell

I’ve got a new standard in hand-made sleeves for albums that all other records will now need to live up to. Remember how the booklet from GY!BE‘s second album stank like some dead fish you’d found down the back of your sofa and then wiped your arse with? I always that would be the most pungent record I would ever own.

BUT THEN! Thankfully, the brand new Espers LP from our most recent interviewees Time-Lag Records, smells HEAVENLY. It’s a lovely chocolate colour mini-pak sleeve, and as soon as you pull it from its plastic sleeve you’re hit by the loveliest aroma imaginable from a mere piece of (thick, highly tactile) card. Seriously, it’s like taking a hit of pure goodness, or something. Nice music too.

Dave Stockwell

David can always be relied on to end his e-mails with one of those 'np: blah blah' things in order to remind us of how much more music he listens to every day than anybody else. His interests include rockin ' out in a major style as guitarist in Souvaris, throwing frisbees from tall buildings "just to see what happens" and simply kickin' back with his bitches in a gold-plated jacuzzi.


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