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Published: 2010-06-14
David Edelstein

How to create an indie rock album cover:
(instructions from reddit)

Come, come…There’s actually a right way to do this:

whatever the title of this random article is your artist’s name

the third random image is your album’s cover

the last few words of the last quote is your album’s name

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)