All we know about eagerly awaited records from Lorde, LCD Soundsystem, Chromatics, Dirty Projectors, Grizzly Bear, Vampire Weekend, St. Vincent, Kelela, and more
The Pitchfork Readers Poll features your picks for the best (and worst) in the world of music, including your choices for Top Albums and Top Tracks, along with Most Underrated and Overrated Albums, Best New Artists, Best Musician Twitters, plus your answers to a number of either/or questions.
World weary rap courtesy of Vince Staples and Future. Vulnerable folk from Joanna Newsom and Sufjan Stevens. Thundercat and Kamasi Washington’s astral musings. The welcomed comebacks of Dr. Dre and Sleater-Kinney. All of that and more makes up our Top 50 albums of the year.
From Drake's dominance to Adele's return, Tame Impala's blissful psych to Kendrick Lamar's politically charged hip-hop, 2015 marked another diverse and strong year for music. These are our picks for the best songs of the year.
A collection of our favorite quotables from the interviews we did this year, including Madonna on modern loneliness, Earl Sweatshirt on proverbs, Bradford Cox on dogs, Jamie xx on (not) smoking weed, Sufjan Stevens on God, and much more.
At 21, Earl Sweatshirt is reckoning with the persona he’s built up so far—as a hermit, as a recluse, as a guy who names his new album I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside—and finding a humane path through the misanthropy. By Jayson Greene.
From Tame Impala to Frank Ocean to the Caretaker to Beach House to Kurt Vile and lots more, our picks for the best albums of the last five years.
From Drake to Beach House to Deafheaven to Sophie to Grimes to Cloud Nothings to, yes, Kanye—our picks for the best songs of the half-decade.
Here are the 50 albums we couldn't stop listening to this year including: Blood Orange's homespun R&B, Majical Cloudz's bold confessionals, Kanye's explosive statement of purpose, Vampire Weekend's all-loving rallying cry, and more.