Formosa Medicine Show by The Muddy Basin Ramblers

Derrick Lin


Creative Agency: Onion Design
Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work
Packaging Content: Music CD
Location: Taiwan

The Muddy Basin Ramblers is a jug band from Taipei, They play music from the turn of the century such as old time Jazz, blues, ragtime. This is also a concept album based on medicine show from the 1920’s. so the graphic style is try to authentically represent the period of the history. The physical copy of “Formosa Medicine Show” comes wrapped in a 45-RPM record sleeve, complete with lyrics, in English with translation in Mandarin Chinese, printed on vintage newspaper-style broadsheets.

The Muddy Basin Ramblers – Formosa Medicine Show CD Packaging
Nominated for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Best Recording Packaging
Nominated for the Taiwan’s Golden Melody Award for best album packaging design
Golden Pin Design Award 2014