ZTT Part.2 Action (Incidentally) advert Zig Zag 01.84 (left) /  Blitz 12.83 -01.84 (right)

‘Part 2: Action (Incidentally)’ – two Blitz / Zig Zag ZTT label adverts

artist: Various title: Part 2: Action (Incidentally) format: Zig Zag 1/3 pg advert / Blitz 1/2 pg advert design: XLZTT photography: n/a cat. no: n/a date: 12/83 – 01/84 art of notes: These ads appeared before ‘Dr Mabuse’ was…read more

ZTT 'A Radiant Obstacle...' advert, Blltz 12.83

‘A Radiant Obstacle In The Path Of The Obvious’ – a ZTT advert from Blitz

artist: Various title: A Radiant Obstacle In The Path Of The Obvious format: Blitz 1pg advert design: XLZTT photography: n/a cat. no: n/a date: 12/83 art of notes: notice that it mentions ‘selected and edited by Trevor Horn and…read more

'Baking No Moans About It' - ZTT advert from The Face 10.83

‘Baking No Moans About It’ – a ZTT advert from The Face

David Smart: “‘Baking No Moans About It’ – very Paul that one” artist: Various title: Baking No Moans About It format: The Face 1pg advert design: XLZTT photography: n/a cat. no: ZTIS100 date: 10/83 art of notes: notice that…read more

'You Cannot Suck The Same Piece Of Sugar For Ever' - ZTT advert from the NME 01.10.83

‘You Cannot Suck The Same Piece Of Sugar For Ever’ – a NME ZTT advert

A lot of ZTT’s adverts were provocative but this one sets out its stall a little more subtlely than most with a title that states that things have to change eventually. I love these early ones, along with…read more

Sarm Studios brochure from Music Week

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The October 22nd ’83 issue of Music Week carried an 8 page supplement inside featuring Sarm Studios complete with telltale design courtesy of XL and wordplay straight from the pen of Paul Morley. Essentially a big advert for…read more

ZTT 'Hello' Music Week ad, 01.10.83

Hello

The ‘advert’ above is the first known print ad associated with the label, a quarter of a page, clipped from page 3 of the October 1st issue of Music Week in 1983. Set in Futura, a font that…read more