Cocoon is a collection of essays from writers about the albums that have helped them through the COVID-19 lockdowns.

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Cocoon 2

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Cocoon 2 features writers from Dazed, The Guardian, Crack, gal-dem, Pitchfork, Gold Flake Paint and more (full list below).

- 20 essays
- 20+ original illustrations from Katy Smail
- A5 size

50% of all profits after printing costs will be donated to We Belongan organisation set up by and for young people who migrated to the UK, who are subject to a hostile environment in the country they call home. Their vision is for young people who have migrated to the UK to be treated equally and fairly.

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Cocoon 2 features essays by Rahel Aklilu, Cheri Amour, Dhruva Balram, Jesse Bernard, Aaron Bishop, Joshua Bote, Tallah Brash, Brandon Callender, Cameron Cook, William Caston Cook, Harry Harris, Katie Hawthorne, Thomas Hobbs, Tara Joshi, Robert Kazandjian, Danielle Koku, Charlotte Krol, Laviea Thomas, Diyora Shadijanova, Nicolas-Tyrell Scott.

Sales outside of the UK may be subject to additional import/custom fees. 

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Cocoon: A Lockdown Zine (Digital Copy)

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A digital copy of the original Cocoon. You will receive a link to download a PDF upon purchase.

- 30 essays
- 25+ original illustrations from Katy Smail.

As with the print edition, 100% of sales will be split between Scottish Women's Aid and The Black Curriculum.

Full list of essays

Marianne Gallagher – The Supremes, The Best Of...
Liv McMahon – Aphex Twin, Drukqs
Amy Fielding – The Story So Far, Under Soil and Dirt
Vivian Medithi – Westside Gunn, Pray for Paris
Ana Leorne - Manu Chao, Clandestino
Tony Inglis – Gruper, Ruins
Tomás Guana – Ecco2K, E
Jessie Wilson – Lana Del Rey, Born to Die
Andrew Moore – Darcy Baylis, A House Breaking
Daniel R. Phillips – Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat
Kelly Doherty – Sorcha Richardson, First Prize Bravery
Seeham Rahman – SZA, Ctrl
Cal Cashin – Yellow Magic Orchestra, Solid State Survivor
Alexander Smail – Björk, Vespertine
Tristan Gatward – Dick Gaughan, Handful of Earth
Ilya S. – Cryptopsy, None So Vile
Katia Mullova – Slagmann, Krysalis
Becca Inglis – Fat Freddy's Drop, Dr Boondigga and the Big BW
Fábio Bernardo Silva – Solange, A Seat at the Table
Kirstyn Smith – Breakfast Muff, Eurgh!
Narzra Ahmed – The Killers, Hot Fuss
Craig Howieson – Guided By Voices, Propellor
Chelsea Ness – Brian Fallon, Local Honey
Skye Butchard – Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Keyboard Fantasies
Sul Fell – Waterparks, FANDOM
Jo Higgs – Burial, Untrue
Alex Francis – Sarah Davachi, Gave In Rest
Kate Walker – Tirzah, Devotion
Dion Hesson – Disclosure, Settle
Katie Cutforth – Caroline Polachek, Pang