Merge reissuing two Redd Kross albums in December

I’m happy to have designed and art directed these releases!

On December 7, Merge Records will make two elusive classics by California legends Redd Kross widely available for the first time!

Hot Issue contains a dozen turn-of-the-century new digs and old finds recorded by the band in Hollywood between 1980 and 2007. Available on limited-edition translucent fluorescent green Peak Vinyl, licorice black vinyl, and CD, this collection of top-quality recordings features Redd Kross rarities and focuses on the band’s most explosively creative period from the early ’90s straight through to Researching the Blues, all mastered from the original source tapes for optimal audio fidelity by Bill Inglot and Dave Schultz at d2. An energetic compilation created to be a complete play experience with unreleased and rare tracks unearthed from the Jeff McDonald archives, Hot Issue is a total must for all Redd Kross fans around the world!

Hotter than anything printed by a Hearst daily, the 12-song “Versión Especial” of Redd Kross’ Teen Babes from Monsanto is all art, no filler, direct from the source, pure from the tap. Available on CD or engraved on your choice of virgin black vinyl or limited-edition translucent pink Peak Vinyl, the album features specially designed packaging that allows you to choose between two different front covers with just a flip of the wrist! Experience vintage teenaged Redd Kross as presented by Monsanto: 100% genuine, chemically inspired brilliance fueled by processed junk food.

Pre-order these albums individually in the Merge store, or reserve both as a Peak Vinyl bundle on the cheap! Long live Redd Kross!

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Patton Oswalt “Lovecraft” 11″x17″ Poster Ltd. Ed. of 200 – PRE ORDER NOW

Patton Oswalt poster by Jon Krop

Patton Oswalt poster by Jon Krop

11″ x 17″ poster illustrated and designed by Jon Krop / Atomic Pop Monkey for Patton Oswalt’s upcoming Mar 2, 2019 show at the Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium in RI.

Posters are printed on a high quality 80lb. brilliant white, textured linen, 30% recycled stock paper by Pirate’s Press in California.

Posters will be shipped rolled inside poster tubes.

Limited edition run of 200.
Option of 100 posters available signed and numbered by the artist – Jon Krop.
(We are unable to provide posters for sale signed by Patton Oswalt.)

Posters in production now, and will be start shipping in early September 2018.

PRE-ORDER NOW

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Just launched a new site for my new client, Affetto Records!

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AFFETTO Recordings, LLC, Princeton, New Jersey, specializes in the classical music genre, ancient to modern, choral, instrumental, solo and ensemble, as well as organ. Established in 2004 by John C. Baker with a jazz release, the label was rekindled in 2014 to serve the plethora of artists from across the country and overseas, for which many albums were already recorded, seeking a label with the ability to release their music to a wider audience, and to that end joined the Naxos family of labels in 2015.

 

Visit Affetto Records

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Redd Kross – “Oh Canada!” Live CD Digipack

Here’s the last Summer of 2016 Redd Kross release I did the packaging design for …

OhCanada

OH CANADA HOT ISSUE VOL.2-SHOW WORLD TOUR LIVE!

Newly Remastered for CD
OH CANADA!
HOT ISSUE VOL. 2
SHOW WORLD AROUND THE WORLD TOUR.

In the great tradition of ALIVE (Kiss/Slade) and Live at Leeds.
Powerfully recorded by the Canadian government for your amazement.
Very cool gatefold digipak system.
The Last Redd Kross Release Of The Summer.
Limited Run-Redd Kross Fashion
‘Keeping It Rare’

TRACK LIST:
1. lady in the front row
2. switchblade sister
3. stoned
4.jimmy’s fantasy
5.mess around
6.annie’s gone

ACT 2: SILVER ODESSEY
7. (a) silver threads and golden needles
8. (b) follow the leader
9. (c) it’s in the sky
10. (d) huge wonder

*100 percent live-no cheating or overdubs-just wild energy with a sweat cocktail on the side!

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