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Squaring The Circle Story of Hipgnosis

BluRay of Squaring The Circle The Story of Hipgnosis Out in August

If you don’t fancy watching the feature length documentary of Squaring The Circle The Story of Hipgnosis in your local cinema, perhaps through fear of local youths throwing things at you like at my cinema in Liverpool, then you might prefer to invest in an excellent collectors edition BluRay instead. It is only £18 and is released 7th August 2023. Alternatively, you can stream on Amazon Prime Video for £9.99. Celebrated photographer, creative director and filmmaker Anton Corbijn’s first feature documentary SQUARING THE CIRCLE (the story of hipgnosis) tells the story of Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey “Po” Powell, the creative geniuses behind the iconic album art design studio, Hipgnosis, responsible for some of the most recognizable album covers of all time. They formed Hipgnosis in Cambridge during the ferment of the sixties and became rock royalty during the boom time of the seventies. They conjured into existence sights that no...

Squaring The Circle The Story of Hipgnosis

Squaring The Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis) In Cinemas 14th July

In his first full-length film, acclaimed photographer and director Anton Corbijn explores the story of Hipgnosis, the design studio behind some of the most iconic album covers in rock history, in “Squaring The Circle: The Story Of Hipgnosis.” Featuring rock legends such as Paul McCartney, Noel Gallagher, and members of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, the documentary delves into the creative process and legacy of the London-based studio formed by Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell. Celebrated covers designed by Hipgnosis include Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’, Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses Of The Holy’, and many more. The film, which intertwines archival footage and new interviews, narrates the impact of the studio during the creative boom of the ’70s, underscoring its integral role in shaping the visual aesthetics of popular music. “Squaring The Circle” will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on July 7, with general release in cinemas...

Hipgnosis Storm Thorgerson and Po Powell

Us And Them The Authorised Story of Hipgnosis

Author Mark Blake has released his latest book Us and Them The Authorised Story of Hipgnosis. David Gilmour, Roger Waters and Nick Mason were all interviewed for the book. There are also some pictures inside that haven’t been published before. Grab a copy from Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com Mark Blake is an acclaimed music journalist and author. Former assistant editor of Q magazine and long-time contributor to Mojo, Blake has written for many high-profile publications including Rolling Stone and Billboard. And Hipgnosis as many fans know have created many of the iconic album covers from the good old days of the full size LP cover art format. This includes Dark Side of the Moon and others. Press Release Us And Them The Authorised Story of Hipgnosis By Mark Blake. Publishing 2nd February 2023 Nine Eight Books / Hardback / £22 RRP “There was one slightly oddball character in Storm and the...