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 (photographer unknown).
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;
Cut paper and adhesive on wall; 16 x 37.5 feet;
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, offset ink on poster board.
All booklet images: Justin Leitstein a.k.a. SKANDEL, Untitled, 1999,
ink and marker on stickers, various sizes.
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 12" vinyl (one, two), 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 © 1992-1999:
Front cover, pp. 2-3 Cremaster 5: The Lament of the Queen of Chain, 1997;
pp. 1, 6-7, 16 Cremaster 4: The Isle of Man, 1994-95; pp. 4, 14. Ottoshaft, 1992;
pp. 8, 10-11. Production stills from Drawing Restraint 7, 1993;
p. 12. Envelopa: Drawing Restraint 7, 1994;
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), 18th century, Tangka.
All photographs by Diego Cortez, 1994-96, except:
Arto Lindsay
, NYC, 1997 (diptych) (booklet) 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
Inside front cover: Arto at Marissa’s, Rio de Janeiro, 1996
Other photographs: Neo playing, New York, 1996; Amanda Miller, New York, 1996
Arto with Lorenzo Clemente, Chenonceau, 1995; plaque, Spaccanapoli, 1995
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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Arto Lindsay, aggregates 1-26 Arto Lindsay Trio with Melvin Gibbs and Dougie Bowne
AGGREGATES 1-26
1995

Cover illustrations from Secret Visions of the Fifth Dalai Lama, published by Serindia, London
Art Direction: Diego Cortez
Design: Tony Morgan, Step Graphics
© 1995 Knitting Factory Works
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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 SOLARIS
2011

Cover image: Hinterland, an installation by Caroline Lathan Stiefel
with sound by Van Stiefel (2010)
Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

Photo by Adam Blumberg
© New Focus Recordings
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Digital booklet (800 KB)
 

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)

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