24 Sep
Rock on: The most important record covers in music history

Many a music enthusiast and basically any record collector will argue that album-cover art is an integral part of the music appreciation experience. Or at least it used to be, back in the crucial chunks of rock history when album cover art did indeed mean an actual album cover. In recognition of album art’s place in […]


19 Mar
Metal revisions of AC/DC, Boston, Journey, Thin Lizzy & Rush

When I was in high school one of my friends used to drive me home a lot before I was old enough to (legally) drive. He had a huge white Olds that fit like 20 people and had this pimp-grade blue velvet interior that I hope to make a cape out of some day. Anyways […]


This really needs no explanation, does it? Something about Sports Illustrated‘s always hilarious “Swimsuit Issue”, Kate Upton at her buxom best, a bikini in Antarctica and all other kinds of useless words… Enjoy…


19 Dec
Crafted in England of silver pewter with a soft leather cover

There are few times that a flask filled with some uplifting spirits is not handy. Sports games, museums, divorce proceedings, hell even funerals always benefit from a quick pull of single malt scotch, or perhaps bourbon if that’s your thing (we’re personally not adverse to rum on special occasions). But if you want to look […]


21 Nov
An homage to the Brothers Dewaelen greatest influence

The Brothers Dewaelen — aka Soulwax, aka TooManyDJs — return with another edition of their Radio Soulwax sessions. Following such classic installments as their Pin-Ups Mixtape/Video, an hour-long eye-popping homage to 70s boob-inspired album cover art, as well as their Under The Covers Vol. 3 mixtape, another audio/video mashup, Soulwax return with the aptly titled RSWX […]


2 Nov
Timeless cover art by Derek Riggs gets the sneaker treatment

Arguably the best Iron Maiden album ever (and they’ve made a lot), and their first with Bruce Dickinson, The Number of the Beast celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. To mark the occasion the British heavy metal band is collaborating with Vans on their fifth set of sneakers together, and their first since 2008. As […]


14 Aug
Harry Diltz photographs from The Morrison Hotel album session

LIAS readers should be no stranger to The Morrison Hotel Galleries in NYC as we have covered several of their finer events and gallery openings over the years — such as the Lynn Goldsmith Circle of Friends Exhibit, Jim Marshall/Johnny Cash’s Pocket Cash, and Catch the Beat: Roots of Punk & Hip Hop. What’s got us […]


9 Aug
Revisioned by Best Coast, Washed Out, The Kills, MGMT & more

Just Tell That You Want Me is the new Fleetwood Mac tribute album featuring a handful of our favorite indie bands including Best Coast, Washed Out, The New Pornographers, Tame Impala, The Kills, Lykke Li, MGMT and more, and is now up to stream via SoundCloud. When covering a band so iconic and influential, and […]

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