Our third-annual album cover art feature uses interviews with artists and musicians to highlight the philosophical, thematic, and conceptual significance of great album cover artwork. THE BREAKDOWN    12 Collage + 14 Digital Illustration, Drawing, Design + 19 Illustration, Painting, Drawing + 8 Black And White Photography + 22 Color Photography + 6 Deluxe Packaging + 10 Fashion,...

This in-depth feature highlights how well-executed album artwork can go beyond genre lines to expand into territories of philosophical, thematic, and conceptual significance. Perhaps now more than ever, album cover artwork plays a vital role in music....

A spectrum of musical madness that represents our tastes from large to small, mainstream to obscure, spaced out to reasonable. There's no way in bloody hell you'll love every release on this list unless you have a million personalities living in your puny body, but chances are great that you'll...

Who doesn't love some Kinks? I'm a little buggered by the idea that The Onion actually takes music coverage seriously, but this is an interesting series. Basically, a list of songs are chosen and bands are invited to cover songs from that list. Once a song is covered, it's taken...

Caught this duo from Baltimore open for Blitzen Trapper a couple of weeks ago and I have to say I was quite transfixed. Especially cause the drummer Andy Stack plays the keyboards and the drums at the same time! Amazing! Lets not forget that guitarist/vocalist Jenn Wasner has...