Every year, we interview a number of musicians and artists about the intimate details and philosophical underpinnings of their album cover artwork. It's an ever-massive undertaking, but we make sure to include every genre, from doom metal to disco, minimal electronic to mainstream pop, with the intention of highlighting the best visual art, regardless of why or who created it. You can see entries from previous years here, and browse 2013's entries by either scrolling down or selecting a category below. > Narrative & Mythological Album Covers > Photographic Album Covers > Illustrative Album Covers > Mixed Media & Collage-Based Album Covers

I just recently came across Synaptic Stimuli, a blog with the all-too-appropriate tagline of Transmissions of Consciousness and States of Being. In addition to that, they just generally have very amazing, life-affirming content that makes you appreciate all of the complexities and possibilities of nature and human capability. They also...