In over 40 years ECM has build an outstanding catalogue of recordings. Next to that the label has been praised for their graphic design which has become a fascination for many record buyers. In the last years more and more publications about ECM have been published and became collectors items on their own.
A view examples: Horizons Touched: the music of ECM, Sleeves of Desire: a cover story and follow up Windfall Light: the visual language of ECM. Accompanying the exhibition ECM: Eine kulturelle Archäologie at Haus der Kunst in Munich is a book by the same name. Essays, round table discussions, full list of recordings and more, this a new must-have for every serious music book owner. Available in German and English.