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.
The best lyrics stick in your head like the best scenes in a movie. To honor some of the most indelible lines of 2015—by the Weeknd, Courtney Barnett, Young Thug, and others—we asked visual artist Laura Breiling to bring them to life.
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.
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.
Taking place on Randall's Island in NYC, this year's Governors Ball featured acts such as Rae Sremmurd, Björk, Drake, Lana Del Rey, and more. Photographer Erez Avissar was there to capture onstage moments as well as portraits of the artists.
Following a severe rupture in her personal life, Björk returns with her most exposed album yet. In this candid interview, she talks to Jessica Hopper about reclaiming herself as a woman, artist, and feminist.
Our year-end coverage kicks off with some of our favorite shots of 2013, including images of Björk (above), Daft Punk, Vampire Weekend, Savages, Lana Del Rey, Arctic Monkeys, Solange, Grimes, Lil B, the xx, Danny Brown, and more.
We conclude our list of the Top 200 Tracks of the 1990s with the top 20.