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.
Portraits and live shots of Thom Yorke, Father John Misty, Beach House, Run the Jewels, and more from this year's fest at Grande Halle de la Villette.
After playing together for more than a decade, Beach House have built up a subconscious connection that can be as mysterious to them as it is to the rest of us. Jillian Mapes travels to Baltimore to investigate their unspoken bond.
Our favorite videos from the last five years featuring a bug-eating Tyler, the Creator, a humiliated LCD Soundsystem, various Beyoncés, a tiny Danny Brown, a lip-sticked Mac DeMarco, and many more.
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.
From Cat Power's bittersweet ode to Manhattan, to the heartbreakers in Haim, to Solange's flea market dance routine, to Vampire Weekend's Last Supper, to Kanye's pop-up projections, here are 25 videos that made us stop and watch this year.