next small adjustment came in the form of a new motto. Radio WJKS
of Gary, Indiana was the station Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass
Boys made their debut on. That is enough to impress Steve Miller
but it's the meaning of those letters that impressed him more -
enough to change the motto to Where Joy Kills Sorrow.
That's how things stayed for a while
though we did get animated thanks to Colin South. If you have a
couple of minutes click here to see the high res animated logo (290KB). Close the new window when you're done.
When The Bites put out their CD White
Lines And Runways in 2003, they did some beautiful hand screened
posters, including their own version of our logo.
We'd been getting a bit bored with it
anyway (no offence to Artifishal for their fine work but it has been
around for a decade) so we decided this was the way of the future. If you want to be on the label you have to do your own logo.
Here's Ross McLennan's W. Minc logo.
Here's New Estate's version by Mia Schoen.
And coming up soon, on a compilation
record of Melbourne bands to be called Melbourne Water Mia
Schoen has taken us into uncharted waters with this masterpiece.
So - if you'd like to send us your version
we'll definitely display it on this page and rummage through our
cupboards for something to send you in return.
And finally, W. Minc's foray into television
with the Steve Miller hosted Graham Lee researched Supermodels series
on classic design has spawned this sensational
Flash animated version of the logo by our good
friend Neil Salmon.
Make sure you've got your speakers turned on. Amazingly this is
almost a tenth the size of the previous animation. Opens in a new