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Best Album Covers of 2016

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With the year coming to a close, it’s that time again to take a look back at some of the best that the music world had to offer in 2016. First up on the “Best of” docket is my annual “Best Album Covers” list. Throughout the year, I kept a list of album covers that I found strange, beautiful, and provocative.  This list is a compilation of my favorites from this yearlong collection.  Anyone who loves the album as an art form knows the importance of a powerful LP image, and the following 20 covers elevate their corresponding albums.

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BDWPS Podcast #47

In this episode of BDWPS Podcast we check out new tracks from Aesop Rock, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Underworld, Yoni & Geti, Cate LeBon, Dalek, and Xiu Xiu. We also discuss the Jay Reatard documentary “Better Than Something” and take a closer look at the Bob Dylan anti-war anthem, “Masters of War”. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher (search key word: BDWPS).

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Tracklist:

Aesop Rock “Lotta Years”
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever “Heard You’re Moving”
Underworld “Motorhome”
Yoni & Geti “Internal Exile”
Cate LeBon “Wonderful”
Dalek “Guaranteed Struggle”
Xiu Xiu “Laura Palmer’s Theme”
Jay Reatard “My Shadow”

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