Charli XCX, Courtney Barnett, D.R.A.M., Shamir, Icona Pop, Joey Purp, and more highlight new artists you need to know about.
Backstage shots of performers including Thundercat, Shamir, Brian Wilson, Moses Sumney, Jenny Hval, the Sun Ra Arkestra, and more.
A gallery featuring artists who took part in our recent Pitchfork Radio broadcast from the California desert, including Deafheaven, Shamir, No Age, 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.
Check out some of our favorite portraits and live shots from across the year, spotlighting artists including Sleater-Kinney, Grace Jones, Vince Staples, Thom Yorke, Lykke Li, Iceage, Lauryn Hill, Perfume Genius, Shamir, and Jamie xx.
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.
A gallery of stills and GIFs featuring many of this year's Pitchfork Fest performers including: Run the Jewels, Panda Bear, Perfume Genius, the Julie Ruin, Mac DeMarco, and more. By Erik Sanchez.
A musical polymath who rejects category as just another barrier to personal freedom strives to retain his fluidity under the glare of burgeoning stardom. By Mike Powell.