• David Yow’s Tonight You Look Like a Spider

One of the fun parts about putting out a new album is creating a concept for the cover art. In honor of David Yow’s recent announcement of his upcoming solo album, which comes with a monolith (yep, a monolith) that he made himself, here are a few impressive—and perhaps over-the-top—album packaging designs that artists and musicians have joined forces to create:

Local rockers Sybris recently released a special-edition EP in the style of a Dungeons & Dragons adventure module. The Voyage of The Stag Party includes an illustrated book complete with maps and features the band members as prerolled characters.