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🏆 Best New Music: The Norwegian artist brings her heady, personal text into the world of dance music to create an affecting, transcendental album that lives on the boundary of pop and the avant-garde. Read our review in the link in the bio.
James Murphy is opening a new cafe in Brooklyn called Daymoves. Find out where in the link in our bio.
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A college student has been charged with making a terroristic threat after writing Tyler, the Creator lyrics on school property. Get the story in the link in our bio.
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Brittany Howard has a message for her former coworkers at Cracker Barrel: “fuck y’all!” Read our interview with her about her solo debut, her black heroes, and owning her greatness in the link in our bio.
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Sufjan Stevens is releasing his score for the ballet The Decalogue. The performance, choreographed by Justin Peck, debuted at the New York City Ballet in 2017. More info in the link in our bio.
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Mandy Moore is back. The singer-songwriter and actress has shared “When I Wasn’t Watching,” her first original song in a decade. Listen in the link in our bio.
Danny Brown has shared the latest single from his forthcoming studio album uknowhatimsayin¿. It’s called “Best Life.” Listen in the link in our bio.
A casual approach gives rise to some of Metronomy’s best songs in years. Read our review of their latest album in the link in our bio.
Jonny Greenwood has launched Octatonic, a new contemporary classical label. Check out the link in our bio for more info.
Back in 2011, the Stone Roses announced a reunion and their first new music in two decades. Now, in an interview with The Guardian, guitarist John Squire confirms the band called it quits following in 2017. Learn more in the link in our bio.
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On a thrilling slab of punk-jazz noise, the D.C. duo Blacks’ Myths argues for the centrality of black American culture in the fight for the nation’s soul. Read the review in the link in our bio.
Caroline Polachek, formerly of Chairlift, has finally announced a release date to her new album, Pang. It’s out October 18. Hear a new song in the link in our bio.
"Some fruits, like figs, are just very metaphorical, so I put it in a lyric [on “Accident”: “She eats dried figs from a container”]—a dried and old vagina with no purpose." Read how figs, rotting pornography, and other things inspired Jenny Hval's latest album in the link in our bio.
Tyler, the Creator has shared the new video for his IGOR track “A BOY IS A GUN*.” Watch it in the link in our bio.
🏆 Best New Music: (Sandy) Alex G's latest album might be his best yet. Read the review in the link in our bio.
New York rapper Princess Nokia has shared a brand new song called “Sugar Honey Iced Tea (S.H.I.T.).” Watch the great music video in the link in our bio.
For anyone who has ever fantasized about dissolving into the dancefloor, the debut solo album from techno artist Sam Barker is as close as it gets. Listen in the link in our bio.
Watch Vagabon's colorful new music video for her recent song “Water Me Down” in the link in our bio.
The gorgeous and hypnotic second Lightning Bug album focuses more than ever on songwriter Audrey Kang’s hushed voice and simple, soulful lyrics. Read our review in the link in bio.
Dan Reed’s two-part Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland took home a Creative Arts Emmy yesterday for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special. Find out more and read our review of the documentary in the link in our bio.
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Bruce Springsteen’s newest Netflix special, Springsteen on Broadway, took home a Creative Arts Emmy. Find out more in the link in our bio.
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Ric Ocasek, best known as the founder and frontman of the iconic new wave and power pop band the Cars, has died. Find out more in the link in our bio.
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Find out what Carrie Brownstein thinks about freeganism, oat milk, and crowd surfing in the link in our bio.
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Black Grape's It’s Great When You're Straight...Yeah is the moment, post-rehab and recovery, when parties start being fun again. Read why it's one of the best Britpop albums ever in the link in our bio.
Marilyn Manson's 1996 album Antichrist Superstar made Manson a superstar and—in the eyes of the Christian right—the antichrist itself. Watch an episode of Liner Notes in the link in our bio.
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The first LP from Austin rock band 13th Floor Elevators was purportedly also the first record to refer to its sound as “psychedelic.” Read more about the best music of the '60s in the link in our bio.
If there was one song Sheer Mag wish they wrote, it would be "Breaking the Law" by Judas Priest. Watch the full video in the link in our bio.
🌞 Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the final album of Patsy Cline’s lifetime, a record that helped define country-pop. Read more in the bio link.
54 years ago today, Otis Redding released Otis Blue, arguably the 1960s' greatest studio-recorded soul. Read the perfect 10 review in the link in our bio.
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Composer Rahul Dev Burman racked up over 250 film credits in his lifetime, making him one of Bollywood's most prolific artists. One of his most enduring scores is his crackling collaboration with director Vijay Anand for 1966’s Teesri Manzil, a Bollywood classic. See why it has one of the best 50 film scores of all time at the link in our bio.
There are few love songs more essential to soul music than Al Green’s “Love and Happiness” because it so naturally communicates the thrills of romance, the enviable bliss of knowing someone intimately. Read why it's one of the best songs of the 1970s in the link in our bio.
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When Sam Fender tells stories about human beings rather than philosophizing about the human condition, he sounds like he’s on his way to greatness. Read the review of Hypersonic Missiles in the link in our bio.
With one of her most harrowing and powerful albums to date, Margaret Chardiet zeroes in on the locus where global horrors register on the individual. Read the review of Pharmakon's latest album in the link in our bio.
When songs leak on Spotify and Apple Music, illegal uploads can generate substantial royalty payments. One leaker told Pitchfork they made more than $60,000 this year, after uploading unreleased tracks. How are leakers able to make money off music they have zero rights to, and can this problem be stopped? Learn more at the link in our bio.
E-40 brought in some wine and rated Edward Scissorhands, slippers, and doing your own laundry in this episode of Over/Under. Watch it in the link in our bio.
Like all of Kindness’s work, Something Like a War is produced with deceptively invisible skill. Read our review in the link in our bio.
A new crop of startups are combining science and sound to help people to self-medicate with music on an unprecedented scale. Learn about the apps that are harnessing music's healing powers in the link in our bio.
(Sandy) Alex G, Charli XCX, and more albums out today you should listen to now in the link in our bio.
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In 1995, Prince shared a limited number of cassette tapes with attendees of the Versace collection of Paris Fashion Week. Now that collection has been released on all major streaming platforms. Give it a listen below.
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Singer-songwriter and rock musician Eddie Money has died at the age of 70. Find out more in the link in our bio.
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Jeff Goldblum has announced a new album, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This featuring Fiona Apple, Sharon Van Etten, and more. Link in bio to listen to the first single.
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N.E.R.D are reissuing their debut album In Search Of.... The new release combines the 2001 “electronic” and 2002 “rock” versions of the album. Get more info in the link in our bio.
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Say this for Ariana Grande, Lana Del Rey, and Miley Cyrus on “Don’t Call Me Angel”—they do sound independent. As in, on different continents. Read our review in the link in bio.
Arcade Fire are celebrating the 15-year anniversary of their iconic debut Funeral with archival material. See what they have coming in the link in our bio.
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Listen to Perfume Genius' new song "Eye in the Wall" in the link in our bio.
Charli XCX’s third studio album uncovers a singer-songwriter unafraid to display the cracks in her facade. Read the review in the link in our bio.
The Who will release Who, their first album since 2006’s Endless Wire, on November 22. Listen to a new song in the link in our bio.
Watch Post Malone sing Fleet Foxes while smoking a cigarette in the link in our bio.
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Daniel Johnston made writing about difficult subjects look effortless, but he was a raw nerve. Remember the godfather of bedroom pop in the link in our bio.
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