Nasenkneifer 2010

A BoogiePost Recordings Compilation

BoogiePost Recordings is a small record label based in southern Sweden, releasing mind-blowing music wrapped in awesome packaging.

This first spring of a new decade, we're taking a look back on our youth, to see what the future will bring. We present Nasenkneifer 2010, a best-of album disguised as a foldable fortune teller, with accompanying downloads.

The release features eight tracks by Television Pickup, 15,5, Nuaia, Corpus Morgan, Rhododendron String Band, Prylf, Kriktor and Seven Peace Orchestra. To get to know the bands a bit more, please visit their artist pages linked above, or the BoogiePost Recordings website.

The Nasenkneifer is designed by Mai-Britt Amsler, using previous album artwork.

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Nasenkneifer (nose pincher) is the German name for an old folding game for children. In English it's called Fortune Teller or Cootie Catcher. The Germans might also call it Himmel und Hölle, while we in Sweden prefer the more modest Loppa (flea).

How to fold

  • Start by printing out the pdf.
  • cut the paper Cut the paper, making it a perfect square.
  • mark the center Fold the square diagonally, from both ends, to mark the center of the square.
  • fold corners to center Put the paper with the printed side down, and fold all four corners to the center.
  • You should now have a smaller square. Flip it, so the black inside faces upwards.
  • fold corners once more Now fold all four corners to the center once again, making an even smaller square.
  • make a rectangle Fold the even smaller square in the middle, creating a rectangle. Undo, and redo it again from the other side. Undo.
  • ready to play Place your thumbs and index fingers under the flaps. Now you're ready to play.

How to play

  • play 1. Place your thumbs and index fingers under the flaps. Have a friend choose one of the colored dots. Spell it out while moving your thumbs and index fingers back and forth in alternating directions.
  • 2. Have your friend choose one of the artists that they see. Spell out the artist's name while moving your thumbs and index fingers back and forth in alternating directions.
  • 3. Have your friend pick one of the artists that they see. Listen, read up on the BoogiePost website, and optionally buy your friend an album with the artist in question.
  • The Nasenkneifer To continue playing, just repeat from (1).
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