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The best album artwork of the 21st Century so far

Incredible records can often be made even better with the help of jaw-dropping artwork. These sleeves should be at the front of every record shop, worthy of standing proud in any vinyl collection. Without further ado, get ready to gawk at the greatest album art of the 21st Century:

Father John Misty gives update on his next album – and it features some amazing song titles

Father John Misty live at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London
Father John Misty has shared some insight into his next album, including the sound, inspiration and song titles. Buy tickets to see Father John Misty at London's All Points East Festival Earlier this year, Josh Tillman told NME that he was 'almost done' was his upcoming fourth record under the name of Father John Misty. While 'Pure Comedy' was only...

Father John Misty trolls Taylor Swift with statement denouncing music bloggers

Father John Misty has trolled Taylor Swift in a now-deleted Facebook post following the news she allegedly threatened to sue a music blog for comparing her to Hitler. Culture and politics blog PopFront published a post titled ‘Swiftly to the alt-right: Taylor subtly gets the lower case kkk in formation’ in September. The blog post dissected the lyrics of...

LCD Soundsystem, Björk, Lorde, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more added to London’s new All Points East Festival

LCD Soundsystem, Bjork, Lorde, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
LCD Soundsystem, Björk, Lorde, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs are among the latest huge run of names joining London's new All Points East Festival. Last week, The xx and The National were confirmed as the first headliners of the new 10-day festival heading to the capital's Victoria Park next summer - supported by the likes of Lykke Li, Popcaan, The War...

Father John Misty shares country version of his track ‘Pure Comedy’

Father John Misty
Father John Misty has shared a country version of his politically charged track 'Pure Comedy', called 'Pure Country'. 'Pure Comedy' is the title track of his third studio album released earlier this year, a response to the madness of everything modern day life has thrown at us, including Trump, gender inequality and organised religion. The new version contains country-fied vocals and...

Watch Father John Misty pay tribute to Tom Petty with ‘To Find A Friend’ cover

Father John Misty is the latest artist to pay tribute to Tom Petty with a live cover. The US music icon suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in California on Sunday (October 1) and died in hospital a day later (October 2) at the age of 66. The Tom Petty NME obituary: 1950 – 2017 After Coldplay teamed up with...

Wolf Alice say ‘Don’t Delete The Kisses’ was inspired by Father John Misty and Bran Van 3000

Wolf Alice Father John Misty
Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell has revealed some of the influences behind recent single 'Don't Delete The Kisses'. The band released their second album 'Visions Of A Life' today (September 29). NME gave the record five-stars, saying: "With ‘Visions Of A Life’ Wolf Alice are removing any doubt about their status in the UK music scene. Best band in Britain?...

Father John Misty to record live album at Jack White’s Third Man Records

Father John Misty
Father John Misty will perform a special show at Jack White's Third Man Records next week and will record the performance for an upcoming live album. The singer-songwriter (real name Josh Tillman) will perform a solo acoustic set at Third Man Records' Blue Room in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday (September 26). The concert is free to all on a first come,...

Who will headline the festivals in 2018?

who will headline the festivals in 2018
Last week, NorthSide Festival in Denmark became the first major festival to announce their 2018 headliners. This little piece of info is the perfect grounding to launch an investigation into who will headline the festivals in 2018. We'll have to wait a few more months to hear who will top the bill at Reading, Latitude and more, but of...