Posted on August 24, 2010 by Joss Hutton
The label’s masterpiece? Love’s third album, 1967’s Forever Changes.
Elektra records is celebrating its 60th birthday this year, and as far as independently-minded, hugely successful labels are concerned, it’s managed to surf atop six decades of musical mayhem with great aplomb, maintaining a textbook mix of art and commerce — from Love and the Doors, through the Stooges, MC5 and New York Dolls, to Charlotte Gainsbourg, Björk and Cee-Lo Green.
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Posted on June 14, 2010 by Joss Hutton
During this period, Iggy seemed hell bent on destroying his career
A business card can be a beautiful thing, its form reflecting the authority of the bearer and their enterprise. It can also go spectacularly wrong…
Iggy & The Stooges' business card, circa 1974 — translation: 'Don't hire us'!
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