Tag Archives: album covers

  • Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    For many years, the general practice in the record industry was to place both the name of the album and the recording artist prominently on the cover of that album. But for many albums, this is not the case — think Spinal Tap’s infamous Black Album for one notorious example. For these eclectic album covers, there is now […]

  • Marvel Hip Hop Variant Covers Unveiled

    Marvel Hip Hop Variant Covers Unveiled

    Good news, everybody: The state of the union between Marvel comics and hip hop is strong. I know that because the latest collection of Marvel hip hop variant covers have been released by Marvel. Like the last batch, they reinterpret classic hip hop album covers with superheroes in lieu of rappers. The superheroes in question […]

  • ‘Rock Covers’ Collects 600 Album Covers In One Place

    ‘Rock Covers’ Collects 600 Album Covers In One Place

    One of the things that always gets me whenever I browse a record collection is how good album art used to look back when you needed a lot more space to hold a record. CDs and cassettes sort of killed that vibe, and now in the mp3/streaming era album art is usually little more than […]

  • 14 Album Covers Improved by Drake’s Face (Pics)

    14 Album Covers Improved by Drake’s Face (Pics)

      An under-discussed part of every record executive’s job is input on record covers. You never know what kind of crazy stuff a temperamental artist might want to put on his or her album cover, but as the person with the most skin in the game you have to make sure it’s an image that […]