A neuroscientist explains it all.
Or seven variations on, “It's a song that you enjoy sobbing to.”
We hit up MoMA PS1’s independent music bonanza Come Together to survey labels of all sizes and scopes, from Merge and Beggars to Mixpak and PAN.
The spirit of Sun Ra is alive and well in Kamasi Washington, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Esperanza Spalding, and more.
The recently passed singer, songwriter, and producer’s smooth moves manifested in the likes of Quincy Jones, Maxwell, Isaac Hayes, and most famously, Marvin Gaye.
Recently passed studio master David Axelrod's second life as a hitmaker through hip-hop samples has eclipsed even his initial run.
Nearly every Can song contains a flash of percussive enlightenment courtesy of Jaki Liebezeit, who passed over the weekend. Let’s look at his lesser-known highlights.
Here are the songs and albums that have helped Pitchfork’s staff and contributors make it through 11/9.
The election was a nightmare. We're finally here. Breathe, maybe listen.
We trace the history behind a few notable collaborations between the music and art worlds, sparked by the new book Total Records: Photography and the Art of the Album Cover.
Everyone knows “Monster Mash” is the only good official Halloween song. Try these eerie-sounding albums instead.