Well, after much organizing, gathering, and stalling followed by working, we are pleased to present our latest effort, . The section is divided into three categories. The first is an expanded and updated look at , from and to and , with a lot of interesting bands and musicians in between.
The second section takes a look at the use of photostrips, and to a lesser extent photobooths themselves, in , on the covers and in the liner notes of LPs, CDs, and other recorded media. These run the gamut from well-known classics like Liz Phair’s to more obscure works like Electrelane’s single for “” and “” by the Swedes.
The final section examines the role of photobooths in , ranging from a passing reference in a lyric to the title and subject of a song. From mega-bands like to singer-songwriters like , musicians have used the idea of the photobooth and the photos it produces to convey a host of different ideas and feelings. Bands like and have even named songs after the photo-making machines; my new favorite is “” by School for the Dead.