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Joy as an Act of Resistance - Idles cover artJoy as an Act of Resistance - Idles 

 

Hunter - Anna Calvi cover artHunter - Anna Calvi

 

Dissolution - The Pineapple Thief cover artDissolution - The Pineapple Thief 

 

Is This Thing Cursed? - Alkaline Trio cover art Is This Thing Cursed? - Alkaline Trio

 

Magus - Thou cover artMagus - Thou

 

Deportation Blues - BC Camplight cover artDeportation Blues - BC Camplight

 

Chains are Broken - The Devil Makes Three cover artChains are Broken - The Devil Makes Three

 

Dance on the Blacktop - Nothing cover artDance on the Blacktop - Nothing

 

Performance - White Denim cover artPerformance - White Denim

 

Songs You Make at Night - Tunng cover artSongs You Make at Night - Tunng

 

Parts - Ohmme cover artParts - Ohmme

 

The Guy Who Ate Himself and Other New Works for 6 & 12 String Guitar - Glenn Jones cover artThe Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works for 6 & 12 String Guitar - Glenn Jones

 

re:member - Olafur Arnalds cover artre:member - Olafur Arnalds

 

Smote Reverser - Oh Sees cover artSmote Reverser - Oh Sees

 

Be the Cowboy - Mitski cover artBe the Cowboy - Mitski

 

At Weddings - Tomberlin cover artAt Weddings - Tomberlin

 

Devotion - Tirzah cover art Devotion - Tirzah

 

Future Me Hates Me - The Beths cover art Future Me Hates Me - The Beths

 

Nearer My God - Foxing cover artNearer My God - Foxing

 

Jake Shears - Jake Shears cover artJake Shears - Jake Shears

 

WILD! WILD! WILD! - Robbie Fulks cover artWILD! WILD! WILD! - Robbie Fulks

 

Time - Louis Cole cover artTime - Louis Cole

 

Return to Valley of Rain - Giant Sand cover artReturns to Valley of Rain - Giant Sand

Healing Tide - The War and Treaty cover artHealing Tide - The War and Treaty

 

Meet Me at the River - Dawn Landes cover artMeet Me at the River - Dawn Landes

 

Qualm - Helena Hauff cover artQualm - Helena Hauff

 

Among the Ghosts - Lucero cover artAmong the Ghosts - Lucero
 

To the Sunset - Amanda Shires cover artTo the Sunset - Amanda Shires

 

Physical - Gabe Gurnsey cover art Physical - Gabe Gurnsey

 

Time Flies - Jim Lauderdale cover artTime Flies - Jim Lauderdale

 

The Nature of Imitation - Dorian Concept cover artThe Nature of Imitation - Dorian Concept

 

Someday Everything Will Be Fine - Spider Bags cover artSomeday Everything Will Be Fine - Spider Bags

 

Baby Grand - The Love Language cover artBaby Grand - The Love Language

 

Dissolvi - Steve Hauschildt cover artDissolvi - Steve Hauschildt

 

 

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Sundays - Tanukichan cover artSundays - Tanukichan

 

Wide Awake - Rayland Baxter cover artWide Awake - Rayland Baxter

 

The Switch - Body/Head cover artThe Switch - Body/Head

 

Sculptor - Luluc cover artSculptor - Luluc

 

Endless Scroll - Bodega cover art Endless Scroll - Bodega

 

Jellies - 77:78 cover artJellies - 77:78

 

Ectotrophia - Happy Rhodes cover artEctotrophia - Happy Rhodes

 

Sixth House - The Rock*A*Teens cover artSixth House - The Rock*A*Teens

 

Greetings From the Neon Frontier - The Wild Feather cover artGreetings From the Neon Frontier - The Wild Feathers

 

Full Circle - Eddie Palmieri cover artFull Circle - Eddie Palmieri

 

Yolk In the Fur - Wild Pink cover artYolk In the Fur - Wild Pink

 

Ordinary Corrupt Human Love - Deafheaven cover artOrdinary Corrupt Human Love - Deafheaven

 

Here from Where We Are - Pariah cover artHere from Where We Are - Pariah

 

K.O. - Miss Red cover artK.O. - Miss Red

 

Automata II - Between the Buried and Me cover artAutomata II - Between the Buried and Me

 

I'll Tell You What - RP Boo cover artI'll Tell You What! - RP Boo

 

Devouring Radiant Light - Skeletonwitch cover artDevouring Radiant Light - Skeletonwitch

 

The Tree - Lori McKenna cover artThe Tree - Lori McKenna

 

 

 

I'm All Ears - Let's Eat Grandma cover artI'm All Ears - Let's Eat Grandma

 

Vanished Gardens - Charles Lloyd and The Marvels cover artVanished Gardens - Charles Lloyd and The Marvels

 

Heaven & Earth - Kamasi Washington cover artHeaven & Earth - Kamasi Washington

 

Collagically Speaking - R-R=Now cover artCollagically Speaking - R-R=Now 

 

Bay Dream - Culture Abuse cover artBay Dream - Culture Abuse

 

Hope Downs - Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever cover artHope Downs - Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

 

Bon Voyage - Melody's Echo Chamber cover artBon Voyage - Melody's Echo Chamber

 

Shelter - Olivia Chaney cover artShelter - Olivia Chaney

 

Please Don't Be Dead - Fantastic Negrito cover artPlease Don't Be Dead - Fantastic Negrito

 

Magic Gone - Petal cover artMagic Gone - Petal

 

Babelsberg - Gruff Rhys cover artBabelsberg - Gruff Rhys

 

Childqueen - Kadhja Bonet cover artChildqueen - Kadhja Bonet

 

Listening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume I) - Jon Hassell cover artListening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume I) - Jon Hassell

 

Lush - Snail Mail cover artLUSH - Snail Mail

 

Ecstatic Arrow - Virginia Wing cover artEcstatic Arrow - Virginia Wing

 

Our Raw Heart - YOB cover artOur Raw Heart - YOB

 

Lost & Found - Jorja Smith cover artLost & Found - Jorja Smith

 

Soil - SerpentwithfeetSoil cover artSoil - Serpentwithfeet

 

Insula - Proc Fiskal cover artInsula - Proc Fiskal

 

Putting on airs - Erin Rae cover artPutting on Airs - Erin Rae

 

The Future and the Past - Natalie Prass cover artThe Future and the Past - Natalie Prass

 

Age of - Oneohtrix Point Never cover artAge of - Oneohtrix Point Never

 

Noonday Dream - Ben Howard cover artNoonday Dream - Ben Howard

 

Prequelle - Ghost cover artPrequelle - Ghost

 

African Scream Contest, Vol.2 - Various Artists cover artAfrican Scream Contest, Vol.2 - Various Artists

 

Anchor - Norma Waterson cover artAnchor - Norma Waterson

 

Downey to Lubbock - Dave Alvin cover artDowney to Lubbock - Dave Alvin

 

 

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Hollow Ground - Cut Worms cover artHollow Ground - Cut Worms

 

Knock Knock - DJ Koze cover artKnock Knock - DJ Koze

 

Beyondless - Iceage cover artBeyondless - Iceage

 

World's Strongest Man - Gaz Coombes cover artWorld's Strongest Man - Gaz Coombes

 

Providence Canyon - Brent Cobb cover artProvidence Canyon - Brent Cobb

 

Fenfo - Fatoumata Diawara cover artFenfo - Fatoumata Diawara

 

Anges of Death - Jennifer Castle cover artAngels of Death - Jennifer Castle

 

Welcome Strangers - Modern Studies cover artWelcome Strangers - Modern Studies

 

To Drink from the Night Itself - At the Gates cover artTo Drink from the Night Itself - At the Gates

 

Hundreds of Days - Mary Lattimore cover artHundreds of Days - Mary Lattimore

 

Sparkle Hard - Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks cover artSparkle Hard - Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks

 

Tracyanne & Danny - Tracyanne & Danny cover artTracyanne & Danny - Tracyanne & Danny

 

The Horizon Just Laughed - Damien Jurado cover artThe Horizon Just Laughed - Damien Jurado

 

Life Of - Steve Tibbetts cover artLife Of - Steve Tibbetts

 

Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime - Family of the Year cover artGoodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime - Family of the Year

 

Deran - Bombino cover artDeran - Bombino

 

Let Your Light Shine On - Nicola Conte & Spiritual Galaxy cover artLet Your Light Shine On - Nicola Conte & Spiritual Galaxy

 

Mahler 6 - Osmo Vänskä & Minnesota Orchestra cover artMahler 6 - Osmo Vänskä & Minnesota Orchestra

 

Blue Mesa - Luke Winslow-King cover artBlue Mesa - Luke Winslow-King

 

Peter Pears - Balinese Ceremonial Music - Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly cover artPeter Pears: Balinese Ceremonial Music - Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly

 

Relax - Kassin cover artRelax - Kassin

 

Outsiders - The Magic Numbers cover art Outsiders - The Magic Numbers

 

 

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Everything's Fine - Jean Grae and Quelle Chris cover artEverything's Fine - Jean Grae and Quelle Chris

 

Erase Me - Underoath cover artErase Me - Underoath

 

Sex & Food - Unknown Mortal Orchestra cover artSex & Food - Unknown Mortal Orchestra

 

Visitors - Triptides cover artVisitors - Triptides

 

The Other - King Tuff cover artThe Other - King Tuff

 

Songs of Orpheus - Karim Sulayman, Jeannette Sorrell, and Apollo's Fire cover artSongs of Orpheus - Karim Sulayman, Jeannette Sorrell, and Apollo's Fire

 

Critical Equation - Dr. Dog cover artCritical Equation - Dr. Dog

 

Vacation In Hell - Flatbush Zombies cover artVacation In Hell - Flatbush Zombies

 

Bellowing Sun - Mind Over Mirrors cover artBellowing Sun - Mind Over Mirrors

 

Years - Sarah Shook & the Disarmers cover artYears - Sarah Shook & the Disarmers

 

Bark Your Head Off, Dog - Hop Along cover artBark Your Head Off, Dog - Hop Along

 

The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs - Wye Oak cover artThe Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs - Wye Oak

 

Construction Time & Demolition - Wreckless Eric cover artConstruction Time & Demolition - Wreckless Eric

 

The Lookout - Laura Veirs cover artThe Lookout - Laura Veirs

 

Where We Were Together - Say Sue Me cover artWhere We Were Together - Say Sue Me

 

When I Think of You In a Castle - Post Animal cover artWhen I Think of You In a Castle - Post Animal

 

Primal Heart - Kimbra cover artPrimal Heart - Kimbra

 

Lavender - Half Waif cover artLavender - Half Waif

 

Posted by SaraP on November 19, 2018