Font Identification Help

karlnuttall's picture

Hi Guys,

new on here so be nice please! :)

I need help identifying the font on the following album cover please ... http://f0.bcbits.com/z/10/53/1053254623-1.jpg

Any help to point me in the right direction is always welcome!

Thanks,

Karl

Gräfenberg's picture

I think this has been posted here before for an ID, not sure if it was successful then. I presume it is the band name you’re looking to have identified? I strongly suspect that it’s simple customisation, with certain elements added and deleted from the original glyphs.

karlnuttall's picture

Yes, sorry. It is the band name font. I think I have found it after numerous hours of looking!

It looks like this font - http://www.dafont.com/futurist-fixed.font?fpp=50&text=ALVAREZ+KINGS

But like you say, with customisation.

Ryuk's picture

Some previous related discussions: http://typophile.com/node/100787, http://typophile.com/node/100237, http://typophile.com/node/98172, http://typophile.com/node/94940
Unfortunately, don't know this one. As usual, looks like it has been started from Futura. Some suggestions: Diamonds, Evolette A, Lightyears, many ones at TenDollarFonts (TWOFACED, Echelon, Rathe, Parqa, Fonecian, Finding 57, Harf 77, Labieno, Positano, Marina, Alumia...)
More inspiration: I Am So Tired With Your Experimental Sans

karlnuttall's picture

Thanks for the responses guys, much appreciated.

Gräfenberg's picture

I don’t think that Futurist was the starting point (or Futura, at least directly); other than the obvious difference of the |S| I doubt anyone making these sorts of customisations would modify the |K| in this way.

hrant's picture

So do you think Futurist Fixed-Width was designed from scratch?

hhp

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