Fear Of Smell

April 20, 2015

Variation #148

Filed under: Fear Of Smell,Featuring Rich Oliver,Only 5 Made,painted — admin @ 3:16 pm

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This one comes courtesy of James Singer:

Hi there – I picked up a copy of this beauty in Flashback Records in London today – thought it was only right to submit. Photos of front and back attached.

Thanks James!

 

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April 14, 2015

Variation #147

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Foot Foot Toast! Slowly I’ve been adding new categories, to make things easier (at first I thought about just linking, but that’s now getting a bit long in the tooth, or foot). Another fine submission by Alex. “Vermiform Compilation of Band” has shown up on several, as well as many other little clues, that makes me think it’s related to some of the other cartoony ones.

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April 1, 2015

Variation #146

Filed under: painted — admin @ 3:18 pm

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Existential?

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March 19, 2015

Variation #145

Filed under: Fear Of Smell,Featuring John Woods,hand drawn,Only 5 Made — admin @ 3:10 pm

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So this one came from the man in the field, who’s seen as many of these and will be a part of the blog hierarchy very shortly, Alex.

Looks like the Slow and Fear (as well as the list of things to do) are in one marker, with the of smell finished at a later date.  Perhaps that blop of schmutz is an erased “buy a new black marker”. Or maybe it said, “finish list”. Either way, a neat cover to ponder.

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March 14, 2015

Variation #144

Filed under: Fear Of Smell,painted — admin @ 3:17 pm

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This one comes courtesy of Alex, and boy howdy, it’ll wake you up. Throughout the covers I’ve seen over the last decade, there is definitely a Christmas-y undertone from a lot of them – red/green and tinsel being the obvious ones. Think this was a grab from Discogs.

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March 12, 2015

Variation #143

Filed under: cut and paste,Fear Of Smell,Featuring John Woods,hand drawn — admin @ 1:55 pm

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I guess it’s only appropriate to celebrate baseball’s spring training starting with a cover loosely related to baseball. Who am I kidding, who gives a fuck about baseball? Gold spray-painted back, similar to the R2-D2 one from a while back (Variation #11), and Variation #132. This one also comes from Senor Dynamite.

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March 3, 2015

Variation #142

Filed under: Fear Of Smell,Featuring Rich Oliver,hand drawn,Only 5 Made — admin @ 1:55 pm

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So, Senor Dynamite sent these in, the first of two. Obviously a riff on Fidelity Jones’ Piltdown Lad LP  – which is one of those records that you either like, or have taste.

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February 28, 2015

Variation #141

Filed under: Fear Of Smell,Featuring John Woods,hand drawn,Only 5 Made — admin @ 10:34 am

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Copped from ebay, no real purchase information other than the usual ebay legal disclaimers.

But don’t shit on the little guy cuz that’d be way ageist, y’know

Seems like a statement that only the 90’s could’ve put on a record cover. The black electrical tape is reminiscent of my cover, which had tape around the edges ala MRR’s catalog.

 

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February 4, 2015

Variation #140

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Alex found this one at End of an Ear, the finest record store in Austin, TX currently (way better than Waterloo which has perpetually been overrated). I don’t know why MITB’s “Combat Weed” song gets the bonus plug, but it does. I mean, it’s an awesome song and all, but kind of a dis to others on the compilation.

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January 12, 2015

Variation #139

Filed under: Fear Of Smell,Featuring Rich Oliver,Only 5 Made,painted — admin @ 12:36 pm

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This version courtesy of Sam Smith, who wrote this about it:

This copy was purchased here in Winnipeg where I live. There’s a few copies in these parts, I know that for sure. Maybe they’ve already submitted theirs. Who knows!

Which is an appropriate time to pimp the blog – thanks Sam. If you have a copy take a picture, front and back, and submit it via e-mail to dietsociety@yahoo.com

 

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