Gift guide

We see quite a few nice comments on social media but this one tickled us today. Somebody bought The Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve for relatives in Australia, and got this nice message back! The only problem now is what can Mum find to top this next year? And April 1st saw The Sun […]


While we are now cracking on with our next title (stay tuned!), The Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve continues to create a buzz, and the results of a poll at the last exhibition as to the worst sleeves on display has now produced a top ten chart. Gathered from over 600 votes at The […]

talking books

While we were over at the Williamson Gallery giving an illustrated talk on the Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve last month, Andrew Dineley who issues the excellent Art On Your Sleeve podcast episodes, collared Steve and Simon to chat about the exhibition and the book. The podcast last around half an hour, so put […]

Q & A

One of Canadas most respected music sites / quarterly magazines asked The Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve co-author Simon Robinson to do a Q & A session for them recently, which can be read on their site now. It’s a very good site to subscribe to in any case, check them out!


Just to let people know we have sent newsletter 4 about the Bizarre Vinyl Sleeves book out this week. If you subscribe and it hasn’t hit your in-tray, do check the junk folder! Lots of snippets about the book, more reviews, next exhibition, happenings etc. 

Last chance to see!

If you are in the North West, Steve’s Bizarre Vinyl display at The Williamson in Birkenhead finishes on Saturday this week (27th). It then moves across to Alnwick in the North East in early February. More details on that soon. In the meantime you can now see the older Bizarre Vinyl Newsletters at our online archive site. […]

Stranger things

Maybe Stranger Things is a running feature in the Yorkshire Post newspaper’s Saturday 16th Magazine? Not sure how else to explain the heading! It was my Mum’s favourite paper, so a shame she is no longer around to see this and it is a well written article about The Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve book (see below) […]

A Bizarre release

Happy to announce that THE ART OF THE BIZARRE VINYL SLEEVE book is shipping NOW; indeed it will be landing this week for many people who placed a pre-order. Lots of folk picked up on it after a great discussion on Radio 4‘s arts programme Front Row this week – which you can listen to […]

In the press AGAIN

Another great review of the Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve appearing in the Christmas issue of the always excellent Shindig music magazine. Very pleasing when people get exactly what a book is all about! You can read the review in full on our site while the magazine is on the news stands December 7th. […]

In the press

Just a heads up over a great review for The Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve in the brand new issue of Record Collector magazine (Dec 2023 issue 551). We all think it’s a great book obviously but if you want to get an unbiased opinion, you can check it out on our site. As […]