CD and vinyl record graphic design

In conjuction with art direction by others such as Diego Cortez, and Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan designed and produced graphics for the following record releases.

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ARTO LINDSAY

Arto Lindsay - Encyclopedia of Arto

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARTO (CD and 12" vinyl)
2014–15

Outside cover photos of Arthur Lindsay Sr., and inside cover photo with George Gunn taken in Davidson, North Carolina, 1944.
Booklet photos of Arto Lindsay © Ports Bishop, 2012.
Art direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan / Step Graphics Inc.
© 2014 Northern Spy Records
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Digital booklet (8 MB)

Arto Lindsay - Salt

SALT
2004

Album artwork derived from Kara Walker’s Endless Conundrum, an African Anonymous Adventuress, 2001; Collection of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Courtesy Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY.
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan, Step Graphics
© 2004 Firma Ltd. under exclusive license to Righteous Babe Records, Inc.
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Digital booklet (112 KB)

Arto Lindsay - Invoke

INVOKE
2002

Cover images: I AM A MAN placard for Memphis sanitation workers strike, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, March, 1968.
All booklet images: Justin Leitstein a.k.a. SKANDEL, 1999.
All photographs by Diego Cortez, 2002
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan
© 2002 Firma Ltd. under exclusive license to Righteous Babe Records, Inc.
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Digital booklet (4.2 MB)

Arto Lindsay - Ecomixes

ECOMIXES (remixes, CD and double 12" vinyl, Japan)
2000

Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Beach photos (Guanica, 1997): Diego Cortez
Live performance photos: Masataka Ishida
Design: Tony Morgan
© 2000 Avex Inc.
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Inside sleeve (820 KB)

Arto Lindsay - Prize

PRIZE
1999

Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan
All sculpture by Matthew Barney © 1992-99.
Front cover, Cremaster 5: The Lament of the Queen of Chain, 1997.
Back cover, p. 9. portrait photographs © 1999 Chris Winget.
© 1999 Firma Ltd. under exclusive license to Righteous Babe Records, Inc.
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Digital booklet (7.8 MB)

Arto Lindsay - Why Compare

WHY COMPARE  best of >>  (limited-edition 12" collector’s vinyl)
1999

Song selections and art direction: Diego Cortez
front: Etienne Carjat, Charles Baudelaire, 1863;
back: Man Ray, Chateâu of the Marquis de Sade, ca. 1938;
D. Cortez, Arto Lindsay, S. Paulo.
Design: Step Graphics, NY
1999 Bar/None Records / © 1995-97 For Life Records.
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Digital booklet (6 MB)

Arto Lindsay - Noon Chill

NOON CHILL
1997

Cover: Arto Lindsay, Li Galli, 1996.
Other photographs: Francesco Clemente, Semana Santa IX (detail), 1994-95; Gampopa (detail) Central Regions, Tibet.
All photographs by Diego Cortez, 1994-96, except:
Arto Lindsay
, NYC, 1997 (booklet diptych) by Collier Schorr.
Design: Tony Morgan/Step Graphics, New York.
© 1997 For Life Records.
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Digital booklet (9 MB)

Arto Lindsay REENTRY CD (Japan)

REENTRY (EP, Japan)
1997

Art direction and all photographs: Diego Cortez, 1995-96.
Front and back cover photographs: Keith Sonnier, Doc Dudley J. Le Blanc, 1994.
Design: Tony Morgan, Step Graphics
© 1997 güt, For Life Records, Inc.
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Digital booklet (7 MB)

Hyper Civilizado - Arto Lindsay Remixes

HYPER CIVILIZADO: Arto Lindsay Remixes
1996

Art Direction: Kazu Makino
Design: Tony Morgan
© güt bounce label, Japan & Gramavision/Rykodisc US, UK
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Arto Lindsay - Mundo Civilizado

MUNDO CIVILIZADO
1996

Cover photograph of Nina Clemente and other photographs by Diego Cortez
Photographs of Arto Lindsay (booklet) by Nan Goldin, 1996
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan, Step Graphics
© 1996 For Life Records, Inc.
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Digital booklet (3.4 MB)

Arto Lindsay, o corpo sutil

O CORPO SUTIL (the subtle body)
1995

Cover photograph of Andrea Clemente and all other photographs by Diego Cortez
Photographs of Arto Lindsay by Wolfgang Tillmans, 1994
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan, Step Graphics
© 1995 güt, For Life Records, Inc.
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BJÖRK

Bjork - The Music for Matthew Barney's Drawing Restraint 9

The Music from Matthew Barney’s DRAWING RESTRAINT 9
(CD and 12" vinyl)
2005

Photography: Chris Winget
All images © 2005 Matthew Barney
Design: Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan
Design assistance: Alex Lee, Luis Alvarez y Alvarez, Keith Riley
© 2005 Wellhart Ltd/One Little Indian Ltd
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12" vinyl jacket and sleeve (26 MB)
CD digital booklet (12 MB)

MATTHEW BARNEY, JONATHAN BEPLER

Cremaster 3 CD cover

The Music for Matthew Barney’s CREMASTER 3
2002, reissued 2006

Photography: Chris Winget
All images © 2002 Matthew Barney
Design: Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan
All music © 2002 Jonathan Bepler
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Cremaster 2 CD cover

The Music for Matthew Barney’s CREMASTER 2
1999, reissued 2006

Landscape Photography: Chris Winget
Portrait Photography: Michael James O’Brien
All images © 1999 Matthew Barney
Design: Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan
All music © 1999 Jonathan Bepler
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Cremaster 5 CD cover

The Music for Matthew Barney’s CREMASTER 5
1998, reissued 2006

Still Photography: Michael James O’Brien
All images © 1998 Matthew Barney
Design: Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan
All music © 1998 Jonathan Bepler
© 1998 BMG Entertainment
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Barney/Bepler The Man in Black / Drone Harness 12-in vinyl

THE MAN IN BLACK / DRONE HARNESS (12" collector’s edition vinyl)
2000

Landscape Photography: Chris Winget
Portrait Photography: Michael James O’Brien
All images © 1999 Matthew Barney
Design: Matthew Barney, Tony Morgan
Printed Matter, Inc.
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VINICIUS CANTUÁRIA

Vinicius Cantuaria - Silva

SILVA
2005

Cover photographs: Damian Horner-Pausma
Image manipulaton (front cover): Rudá Tillett
Portrait and other photography: Claire Bower
Art direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan/Step Graphics
© 2005 Hannibal / Rykodisc, Inc.
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Digital booklet (6.4 MB)

Vinicius Cantuaria, Tucuma CD

TUCUMÃ
1999

Photography: Kazunari Tajima
Art direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan/Step Graphics
© 1999 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Manufactured and marketed by Verve Records
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Vinicius Cantuaria, AMOR BRASILIERO CD

AMOR BRASILIERO (Japan only)
1998

All photographs by S. Jason Prohaska, 1997
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan
© 1995 güt bounce, For Life Records, Inc.
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Vinicius Cantuaria, Sol na Cara CD

SOL NA CARA
1996

All photographs of Vinicius by S. Jason Prohaska
Color photographs by Diego Cortez
Other b/w photgraphs by Paul Judelson
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Step Graphics, New York
© 1996 Gramavision
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SUSSAN DEYHIM

Sussan Deyhim, Madman of God CD

MADMAN OF GOD – Divine Love Songs of the Persian Sufi Masters
2000

Cover and montage photographs: Victoria Faust
Booklet color photographs: Larry Barns, concept: S.D.
Black and white photographs: Stills from Shirin Neshat’s Turbulent
Art direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Step Graphics
Persian Calligraphy: Reza Derakhshani
© 2000 CramWorld/Crammed Discs
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VAN STIEFEL

Van Stiefel - Solaris CD

MICAH GAUGH

Micah - Everything

EVERYTHING (CD and 12" vinyl)
2006

Art direction and photography: Diego Cortez
Cover portrait drawing: Rob Weiss
Design: Tony Morgan, Step Graphics Inc.
© 2006 Accidental Records, UK
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Micah Revelation single and remixes

REVELATION (12" single and remixes)
2005

Portrait drawing: Rob Weiss
Art direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Step Graphics
© 2005 Accidental Records, UK
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DIEGO CORTEZ

Diego Cortez, stuzzicadenti, 1997-99

STUZZICADENTI, 1997-99
2000

Art direction and photographs: Diego Cortez
Design: Diego Cortez, Tony Morgan/Step Graphics
Front cover, Projeto Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro
Rear cover, Untitled (hand)
© 2000 Bar/None Records
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Digital booklet (7 MB)