SBC - 007 ::: a parable on the aporia of vengeance and the beauty of impenetrable sadness (2 pro-cdr)

::: SBC - 007 after many delays and design adjustments the 2 disc a death cinematic full length titled A PARABLE ON THE APORIA OF VENGEANCE AND THE BEAUTY OF IMPENETRABLE SADNESS is finally available. the two cdrs are professionally duplicated, printed, and uv and water resistant coated. to date this is the most elaborate hand fabricated packaging and the largest edition that simple box construction has done. limited to an edition of 250 copies with 50 promotional copies. for reviews of this release please go here.

::: the cover consists of a chipboard "arigato" box that includes hand heat transfered images and a hand printed lino cut print. the inside and part of the outside text is hand printed xerox transfer with a small hand stamped "X". the outside of the box is sprayed with an acrylic coating. inside the cardboard box is a hand built gatefold made out of two envelopes and western red cedar veneer. the envelopes are hand stamped with song titles and the veneer is hand printed color xerox transfer. more detail images can be viewed in the simple box construction album for this release.

available in limited hand numbered quantities.


SBC - 005 ::: you have been marked for the apocalypse (book)

::: SBC - 005 the fifth project from simple box construction is a small hand bound book. it contains eight images selected and photographed by a death cinematic. edition of 28 with only 25 available to the public.

::: the cover of the book is made out of a heavy butchers paper with a computer printed image and a hand stamped "X". it measures 8" x 6". the binding is hand stitched. more detail images can be viewed in the simple box construction album for this release.

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simple box construction cover art in an exhibition

::: simple box construction is proud to be included in the "band posters and music packaging" art show at the Upstate Artists Guild (UAG) in albany, ny. included in the show are the three releases that simple box construction designed and built. they are: the first a death cinematic release, EPOCHS SHIFTING OUT OF TIME; SBC-001 the a death cinematic/ beyond the black ocean split for witchhouse records; SBC-004 a death cinematic and obscuritan design dvdr single for winepress records. you can see some photos of the installation here.

::: i would like to extend my deepest gratitude and thanks to the UAG and [][][][]]]][][][] for allowing me to be a part of this exhibit.

simple box construction artwork design

::: simple box construction's artwork for the track I FEEL YOUR HOMES BURNING DOWN featured on the pocket change records sampler.

::: many thanks to bobbi for doing this and allowing me to be a part of it.

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SBC - 004 ::: veins like trenches... dug deepest with dried blood (dvdr)

::: SBC - 004 the fourth project for simple box construction is the cover and packaging for the dvdr single VEINS LIKE TRENCHES... DUG DEEPEST WITH DRIED BLOOD. a collaboration between a death cinematic and obscuritan design. presented by winepress records and simple box construction. it features music by a death cinematic and animation by obscuritan design. limited to only 20 with 4 promotional copies. for reviews of this release please go here.

::: the cover is constructed from german etching paper, cherry veneer and vellum. it is hand cut, folded and hand printed. all cover images are stills from the film and were provided by obscuritan design. more detail images can be viewed in the simple box construction album for this release.

::: sincerest thanks to nate and becca for their support and willingness to do this project with me.

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simple box construction, droning earth contribution

::: simple box construction has had the honor to be able to contribute a photograph as cover art for the venerable droning earth compilations. the photo is featured on VOLUME XI and you can download it here. the photograph is one from a series of eight photos that will be used in an upcoming simple box construction/ a death cinematic hand bound book. see all eight here.

::: thank you vesa.

::: this is the original photo used for the cover :::

::: cover design by vesa :::

available as free down load form here.