Charli XCX, Courtney Barnett, D.R.A.M., Shamir, Icona Pop, Joey Purp, and more highlight new artists you need to know about.
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.
This year, Pitchfork.tv has brought you all kinds of bingeable shows, from our in-depth look at Slowdive's classic album Souvlaki, to the best live footage anywhere, to Vince Staples talking about why having pets is overrated. Tune in here for the best music you can watch in 2015.
Our overview of last weekend's Primavera festival featuring photos and set reviews of acts including Patti Smith, Perfume Genius, Mac DeMarco, and Run the Jewels. By Mark Richardson and Jeremy Gordon; photos by Maria Louceiro and Tom Spray.
The burgeoning L.A. singer/songwriter talks to Ryan Dombal about worshipping Adele and D’Angelo, his troubling toothpick addiction, serving coffee to zoo animals, how to peel a mango without getting sticky, his secret talent, and other very random stuff.
From Perfume Genius' heroic glam, to Sophie's oil-slick electronic excursions, to Young Thug's masterful weirdness, to Taylor Swift's bulletproof pop, to Future Islands' sweeping synth rock, these are our favorite tracks of the year.
Some of 2014's most vocal artists—including Ariel Pink, St. Vincent, Perfume Genius, Pussy Riot, and Mark Kozelek—offer insight on topics like cultural appropriation, female empowerment, the pitfalls of the Internet, and what happens when we die.
Tom Spray captures portraits of Caribou, Son Lux, Mø, How to Dress Well, James Blake, Kelela, and more at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival Paris.