POWrightinthecooz comments on pick a bad photo, apply a vintage effect and write something in helvetica.
How to create an indie rock album cover:
(instructions from reddit)
Come, come…There’s actually a right way to do this:
And of course, use helvetica.
edit: like so
edit2: i made this one when i first discovered this technique (the text at the top means ‘deal or no deal’ in polish)