The Great Millennial Colour Drought

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Mark G, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:01 (three weeks ago) link

big Porcupines energy (lethargy?) from Travis there

fetter, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:06 (three weeks ago) link

Genius says 2015 was the year of black/white album covers btw

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:18 (three weeks ago) link

ace OP dog latin, GREAT additions LBI

insecurity bear (sic), Wednesday, 20 November 2019 12:24 (three weeks ago) link

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/68/Dyaccnet.jpg

Josh in Chicago, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 12:51 (three weeks ago) link

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/318JK8ZR2CL.jpg

L'assie (Euler), Wednesday, 20 November 2019 12:56 (three weeks ago) link

https://cloud10.todocoleccion.online/musica-cds/tc/2018/06/18/19/125320871.jpg

obv there's quite a bot of colour here, but I remember the booklet insert for this had a super shiny glossy texture and that big white strip at the bottom of each page

soref, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 13:13 (three weeks ago) link

I'll never understand why Sigur Ros put a toilet seat on the cover.

InternationalWaters, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 14:24 (three weeks ago) link

oh I understand perfectly

cryborg (rip van wanko), Wednesday, 20 November 2019 14:29 (three weeks ago) link

^^Some good ones here, tho Radiohead and Modest Mouse precede the requested timeframe by a year

FODMAP of the reef (morrisp), Sunday, 24 November 2019 01:13 (two weeks ago) link

was giving myself +/- year wiggle room sry

budo jeru, Sunday, 24 November 2019 01:18 (two weeks ago) link

i got carried away

budo jeru, Sunday, 24 November 2019 01:18 (two weeks ago) link

all is forgiven

FODMAP of the reef (morrisp), Sunday, 24 November 2019 01:20 (two weeks ago) link

Here’s that classic “overexposed” look in video form:

https://townsquare.media/site/252/files/2017/08/natalie-imbruglia.jpg?w=980&q=75

FODMAP of the reef (morrisp), Sunday, 24 November 2019 02:37 (two weeks ago) link

Baby spice=hott

June Pointer’s Valentine’s Day Secret Admirer Note Author (calstars), Sunday, 24 November 2019 02:50 (two weeks ago) link

funny how you only really notice these trends when you look back on them. this white background + overexposed subject is really really early 2000s. I remember a lot of photography studios offering these kinds of photos as an alternative to the regular family portraits

YOU CALL THIS JOURNALSIM? (dog latin), Monday, 25 November 2019 00:33 (two weeks ago) link

entry level graphic design was a permanent meal ticket in the late 90s due to the sheer number of places that wanted a website made. a lot of these designers learned how to use Photoshop to “cut out” someone from the background of a photo, but didn’t have the actual illustration skills or creativity to add a new background once they’d done that. not that i have any personal experience with that.

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 25 November 2019 06:14 (two weeks ago) link

I was working at a radio consulting firm when that Lisa Marie Presley album came out, and occasionally supplementing my meager income via promo CD sales. I sold an advance copy of that particular CD to some gonzo Elvis fan, on eBay, for an insane amount of money. (This was just a few days before the album's release date; I think the buyer just wanted the artifact). I had similar luck with a Def Leppard album, and something else I can't recall.

FODMAP of the reef (morrisp), Monday, 25 November 2019 06:39 (two weeks ago) link

I totally would not have identified this as a thing, but it does seem to be. Uergh.

Hey Bob (Scik Mouthy), Monday, 25 November 2019 10:38 (two weeks ago) link

I'm trying to post from mobile here and from the look of things, I'm posting broken links.

☮ (peace, man), Monday, 25 November 2019 11:52 (two weeks ago) link

very very few of these aren't 100% ugly.

YOU CALL THIS JOURNALSIM? (dog latin), Monday, 25 November 2019 14:35 (two weeks ago) link

I totally would not have identified this as a thing, but it does seem to be. Uergh.

Yes, well spotted, dl.

'Skills' Wallace (Tom D.), Monday, 25 November 2019 15:29 (two weeks ago) link

I do actually like both those covers

YOU CALL THIS JOURNALSIM? (dog latin), Monday, 25 November 2019 17:57 (two weeks ago) link

Orange and Tan were big in clothing at that time too.

a bevy of supermodels, musicians and Lena Dunham (C. Grisso/McCain), Friday, 29 November 2019 16:14 (one week ago) link

albums released in spans of years had multiple kinds of colors on their covers, revelation!

akm, Friday, 29 November 2019 19:15 (one week ago) link

mate don't get me started on the 92_
-94 disgusting closeup images of secondhand grubby tat era cos that is a whole worrrld

YOU CALL THIS JOURNALSIM? (dog latin), Friday, 29 November 2019 20:55 (one week ago) link

this thread has made me realize a thing i didn't know was a thing has actually been a thing all along

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 29 November 2019 20:57 (one week ago) link

https://assets.boomkat.com/spree/products/308720/large/tnt.jpg

fetter, Friday, 29 November 2019 21:44 (one week ago) link

wondering how much of this blame can fall on apple or if it's vice versa

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 29 November 2019 21:48 (one week ago) link

Looks like Apple used that aesthetic since the 80s, but it may have gotten even “whiter” during the iMac era:

http://www.macfinest.com/best-apple-print-ads/

https://www.cultofmac.com/196454/12-of-the-best-apple-print-ads-of-all-time-gallery/

Soy Bean False Chicken (morrisp), Friday, 29 November 2019 23:08 (one week ago) link


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