The world’s first vinyl streaming service The future is here, now. Not just then. Right... NOW. And also NOW (the future, that is.) Have you ever thought: 'listening to music on vinyl will make me a better human, but turntables are just so bulky’?; and 'storing these records takes up shelf space I need for Funko Pops™️'
We chat to illustrator and designer Boris Moncel about his influences, and learn more about the horrifying artwork for the Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 vinyl soundtrack releases. By Thomas Quillfeldt
Veteran video game composer James Hannigan talks us through his orchestral music for RuneScape, reimagining classics like “Harmony”, recording the Philharmonia at Abbey Road Studios, and hearing his work on vinyl.
We spoke to some of the illustrators and designers that have created beautiful art for Laced Records releases: about their design philosophy, their favourite covers and gatefolds, and how they approach album artwork.
We spoke to concept artist and illustrator Kellan Jett, one of the minds behind indie story-em-up Where The Water Tastes Like Wine — about the game’s aesthetic, his OST vinyl sleeve, and tips for aspiring artists. By Thomas Quillfeldt
Laced With Wax spoke to Where the Water Tastes Like Wine composer Ryan Ike to find out how he and his cohort of collaborators approached the intimidating brief: ‘Create a soundtrack that encapsulates the whole of the USA.’ No sweat.
We interviewed Benedykt Szneider, creative director of Reikon Games’ debut title RUINER, about its marketing-led development, cyberpunk influences and what the soundtrack vinyl means to him. By Thomas Quillfeldt