Presenting our favorite songs of the year: from the chaos of Perfect Pussy to the smoothness of Rhye, from Los Angeles' Haim to New York's Vampire Weekend, from Disclosure's modern house to Daft Punk's disco symphonies, and more.
Year-end lists from some of our favorite artists including: Chairlift's Top Brain-Melt Moments, Titus Andronicus' Record Company Fails, The Top 10 Partiest Things Andrew W.K. Visualized This Year, and Purity Ring's Top House Plants.
Twenty albums that didn't make our Top 50, but still deserve some extra attention-- including records from Ab-Soul, Four Tet, Joey Bada$$, Liars, Merchandise, Swearin', and more.
From Death Grips' epilepsy-inducing freak-out, to Dirty Projectors' high-art cinematics, to Frank Ocean's warped strip club, to M.I.A.'s two-wheeled cruising, to Drake's re-bar mitzvah, here are the 30 visuals that caught our eye most this year.
Check out our video team's finest original programming of the year, including a cartoon GZA, a bloody Willem Dafoe, a boozy Japandroids road trip, a half-hour Swans documentary, and a truly bizarre RiFF RAFF freestyle.
Our list of 20 albums that didn't make our Top 50 but deserve another listen.