Album art of the year
...goes to J Mascis' album Several Shades of Why (according to yours truly of course), which you can view above. Mascis is mostly known as the singer, guitarist and main songwriter of alternative rock legends Dinosaur Jr. and Several Shades of Why sees him switching from electric guitar to acoustic. The album features Kurt Vile and Ben Bridwell (of Band of Horses fame) among others, and it is out on March 15 through Sub Pop. "Not Enough", the first track to be released from the album, is available below.
MP3: J Mascis - "Not Enough" (courtesy of Sub Pop)