Either flipping through a vinyl crate or scouring bandcamp online the album art is, for me, an integral part of the choice in deciding to check out something completely new (or chose to read a particular album review). With so much music being released a good photograph or typographic choice helps to make something stand out where the reaction from the album art hopefully conveys something about the sound of the music. Or it can help deepen the relationship to an already established favorite when staring at the sleeve of the vinyl package.
So in honor of that share your favorites! Or the ones you dislike to albums you do like!
Here are some of my favorite from this year so far: