THINGS IN PRINT

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SBC - 026 ::: [ ignis letum ](t shirt)

::: SBC - 026 another official A DEATH CINEMATIC t shirt from simple box construction, [ IGNIS LETUM ]. design and artwork by simple box construction from an original photograph by a death cinematic.

::: this shirt is a limited run. it is professionally printed by sage from forest passage printing and heathen harvest. printed in two colors: white and grey on black gildan ultra cotton shirts. order from the simple box construction online store or from this site via paypal. thank you for your support. when ordering please select your size from the drop down menu. sizes available are S, M, L, and XL.



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available in limited quantities.









GRD13.1/ SBC - 024 ::: murmur ring/ a death cinematic split (cs)



::: geweih ritual documents and simple box construction present the murmur ring | a death cinematic split cassette. each artist clocks around twenty minutes of desolate, lonely, ambient guitar drone and noise per side in this, the first part of a series of splits to come out on geweih ritual documents. murmur ring with a 19+ minute track of bleak and beautiful guitar work called SKY CLAD, starts things off. a death cinematic contributes two post apocalyptic meditations, THE MORNINGS THAW THE EMPTY FIELDS, OUR BONES ABLAZE IN THE SUN and THEIR BROKEN JAWS SHIMMER, FANGS QUIVER IN BLOOD to finish things up. preview and stream the split here.




::: this release is limited to 150 numbered copies. housed in a custom 100 lb. black card stock sleeve. scored, cut, folded, and stamped completely by hand. the sleeve houses the cassette wrapped in two vellum prints, printed in house at the simple box construction studio. each cassette comes with a printed download card. all images, artwork, and cover design by simple box construction. manufactured by hand at the simple box construction studio outside detroit, michigan. for more detailed images go to the simple box construction album for this release.



::: simple box construction only has 50 or so copies for sale here. some progress shots and videos of the cover/ packaging build.










available in limited hand numbered quantities.









SBC - 021 ::: beneath that grand usurper (t shirt)

::: SBC - 021 another official A DEATH CINEMATIC t shirt from simple box construction, BENEATH THAT GRAND USURPER. design and artwork by simple box construction. the drawing/ image is part of the artwork for the next A DEATH CINEMATIC full length album due out later this year.

::: this shirt is a limited run. it is professionally printed with the help of sage from heathen harvest. printed in white on black gildan ultra cotton shirts. order from the simple box construction online store or from this site via paypal. thank you for your support. when ordering please select your size from the drop down menu. sizes available are S, M, L, and XL.



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SBC - 011 and SBC - 012 ::: the new world (cd) and prelude to the new world (book)

::: SBC - 011 and SBC - 012 at long last simple box construction presents THE NEW WORLD full length cd and PRELUDE TO THE NEW WORLD hand-bound book of photos. in essence this is two releases in one that are meant to compliment each other. the premium quality taiyo yuden cdr was printed in-house and features just under an hour worth of music. the book was also entirely printed and stamped in house and features 22 photographs and stamped artwork. both are limited to an edition of hand numbered 150 copies and are entirely hand made. each copy includes both items with corresponding edition numbers. all art work, photos, design and layout by simple box construction/ a death cinematic. preview the album in its entirety here.


::: SBC - 011 THE NEW WORLD (cd) and packaging. this release was recorded between winter 2009 and fall 2010. all sounds improvised from guitar, amp, and effects pedals. the monologue was recorded by Matt Finney and arranged by a death cinematic. THE NEW WORLD text was written and read by Matt Finney. PRELUDE TO THE NEW WORLD text which makes up the track titles was written by a death cinematic. each printed cd comes in a brown, hand printed envelope. the cd and book come in a hand made balsa wood and western red cedar veneer box/ gatefold. the covers consists of heavy weight printing paper with hand printed text and images, housed in a hand made vellum slip sleeve. all covers and vellum sleeves were cut and scored by hand and printed at the simple box construction studio. more detail images can be viewed in the simple box construction album for this release. for reviews of this release please go here.




::: SBC - 012 (book). this is a small format hand made version of a previously released very limited larger book of the same title (SBC - 013). all the pages were scored, folded and cut by hand, printed on bright white paper and stitched together. the horse stamp was drawn and designed by simple box construction and is based on a drawing entitled THOU ART THE HOPES SLAIN BY THE HANDS OF OUR ENTERPRISE. each page in the book was hand stamped. the stamping process ultimately destroyed the stamp as with each page the stamp was altered and cut away. each book is hand-bound in acid free brown charcoal paper and black linen tape. all the covers were also hand cut and stamped. more detail images can be viewed in the simple box construction album for this release.




::: you can view a full length hd video for THE NEW WORLD track here. my sincerest thanks to matt finney for writing and reading. sorry it took so long. and many thanks frederick lloyd for making the outstanding video.



available in limited hand numbered quantities.










DA - 007 ::: a death cinematic/ great falls split (cdr)

::: DA - 007 small doses presents the a death cinematic/ great falls split. this split has been a long time in the making. ever since great falls was called hemingway in fact but this excellent 3 song epic release is finally seeing the light of day. two tracks from the elusive a death cinematic made up of beautiful guitar drones and improvisations. these tracks conjure a sprawling soundscape that is unique and focused. the great falls track is all destruction. guitar, bass and drums plow through while ajax storm wood, of ardent vein, adds a cacophony of vocal and noise obliteration. edition of 127. printed digi packs. preview the a death cinematic portion here.

::: the cover consists of a professionally color printed digi pack. layout, design and illustrations by demian johnston. photography by simple box construction/ a death cinematic. for reviews of this release please go here. my sincerest thanks to demian and dead accent records for working with me on this album.

::: simple box construction only has fifty copies available for sale. it is also available from dead accents big cartel shop.




available in limited quantities from dead accents records.










DOSE - 103 ::: preternatural - ekca liena/ a death cinematic split (cdr)

::: dose - 103 small doses presents the ekca liena/ a death cinematic split, PRETERNATURAL. this split release brings together two of the more underrated names working in drone. UK artist, ekca liena creates a dark, slowly unfolding, ambient landscapes that build in intensity over the three tracks on this disc. a death cinematic take a different approach, the layerered guitars swirl around each other like a hypnotic, slow-motion whirlwind. the two styles complement each other quite well. edition of 96. printed discs lavishly packaged in die cut sleeves with two inserts. preview the a death cinematic portion here.

::: the cover consists of a basic slipcase with double sided card to show through cut cover made by acdsleeve. layout, design and inner photo by daniel w j mackenzie. title photo and guillotine scratchboard drawing by simple box construction/ a death cinematic. for reviews of this release please go here. my sincerest thanks to dan from ekca liena and joe from small doses for working with me on this album. packaging photos courtesy of acdsleeve.

::: simple box construction only has eight copies available for sale. it is also available from small doses records. dan from ekca liena has a few copies available in europe.




available in limited quantities from small doses records.










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.