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Editors - All The Kings

Entertainment / Music : Indie Shuffle

Sounds like: Interpol, Joy Division, White Lies What's so good? "All The Kings" is the latest track released from Editors' album In Dream.  This is another solid indie pop number from the eclectic five piece. "All The Kings" harks b...

Get to Know the Father of Album Cover Art

Arts : Vice: Creators Project

Alex Steinweiss is known for developing the entire graphic "language" of album design.

Sample the Work of Alex Steinweiss, Inventor of Album Cover Art

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

You don't really think of anyone "inventing" the idea of putting graphics on an album cover, but Alex Steinweiss did just that in 1940. Before he figured out that Columbia Records' releases would benefit from some bright graphic des...

RIP Alex Steinweiss, Design Pioneer and Father of the Album Cover

Humor : Brain Pickings

Remembering the great Alex Steinweiss, who designed the first illustrated album cover in 1940 and changed the way records were sold. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms. If it br...

Alex Steinweiss, Pioneer Of Artistic Album Covers, Dies

United States / New York : Gothamist

The longtime artistic director for Columbia Records, who first pioneered the usage of original, creative album cover art, died this past weekend. Alex Steinweiss, who also invented the first packaging for long-playing records, is cr...


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