In March of 2011, the Flaming Lips released a limited edition collaborative 12″ EP with Neon Indian that lit up the internet. It was a fascinating alliance, but the pictures of the actual vinyl records were just as exciting. No one had ever seen vinyl like this before. Every copy of the record had its own unique splatter of colors and there were no labels on the vinyl because they would have obscured some of the incredible artwork.
These records, designed as one-of-a-kind works of art that were only available at Good Records in Dallas and Guestroom in Oklahoma City, were soon going for obscene prices on the Internet. The man behind it all was Dallas native Daniel Huffman, known to many for his one-man-band New Fumes.
You can read the rest of this article courtesy of Jeremy Hallock of the Dallas Observer here
…and if that’s whet your appetite don’t forget to check eil.com for a vast selection of coloured vinyl, picture discs and more