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The Best Music of 2023 So Far

The 57 Most Anticipated Tours of 2023: Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Arctic Monkeys, Adele, Foo Fighters, and More

Janet Jackson, Blink-182, Erykah Badu, Pearl Jam, Liz Phair, and more of the most essential tickets of the year

The 46 Most Anticipated Albums of Summer 2023

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from King Krule, PJ Harvey, Noname, Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift, and more

The 30 Best Music Festivals of 2023

A guide to some of the best music festivals this year has to offer.

33 Great Records You May Have Missed: Winter/Spring 2023

The best under-the-radar finds in hip-hop, rock, ambient, and more

The 43 Most Anticipated Albums of Spring 2023

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from Lana Del Rey, Yaeji, Boygenius, and more.

25 New and Rising Artists Shaping the Future of Music in 2023

From twisted R&B auteur Liv.e to club rap regenerator Bandmanrill to indie rock realists Wednesday, these are the musicians we’re keeping a keen eye on this year.

The 34 Most Anticipated Albums of 2023

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from Cardi B, Lana Del Rey, Kelela, Fever Ray, Popcaan, and more.

The Best Music Videos, Movies, and TV of 2022

Documentaries on Sinéad O’Connor and Phil Elverum, thrilling videos from Rosalía and Björk, a genius “Grunge Frasier” parody, and more.

The Best Progressive Pop Music of 2022

From Haru Nemuri’s punk-inflected J-pop to Coco & Clair Clair’s spaced-out diss tracks, Ralphie Choo’s computerized flamenco and MUNA’s synth-pop fireworks, here are some standout pop songs and albums from this year.

The 43 Best Rap Songs of 2022

From Atlanta to Memphis to Detroit; from lightspeed Jersey club rap to diamond-hard New York drill; rap overflowed with energy again this year. 

The Best Music Merch Gifts of 2022

From Rina Sawayama hot sauce to Alvvays mousepads to Björk Christmas ornaments, here are unique gift ideas for every type of music fan.

The Best Music of 2022, According to Pitchfork Readers

Featuring your picks for the best albums and songs of the year

The Best Electronic Music of 2022

Ambient cumbia, postmodern pow wow, modular improv jams, raptor house—these are the songs and albums that defined the year in electronic music.

The 38 Best Rock Albums of 2022

From Alvvays’ panoramic anthems to Chat Pile’s scorched-earth sludge, Soul Glo’s bruising hardcore to Wet Leg’s wily indie rock, these are the rock albums that stood out this year.

The 50 Best Albums of 2022

Featuring Björk, Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, Rosalía, the Weeknd, Alex G, and more

The 100 Best Songs of 2022

Featuring the 1975, Kendrick, Steve Lacy, Alvvays, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Glorilla, and more

The 30 Best Southern Rap Songs of the ’90s

From Miami to Memphis, Atlanta to Houston, these are the songs that turned the South into the center of hip-hop.

The 15 Best Music Books of 2022

Whether it was a fond remembrance of a lost friend through the lens of ’90s pop culture, an impassioned testimonial to the power of Black women in pop, an intimate look at the life of a hip-hop genius, or Nick Cave’s frank conversations on grief and loss, the best music books this year kept it personal.

34 Great Records You May Have Missed: Summer/Fall 2022

The best under-the-radar finds in hip-hop, rock, ambient, and more

The 53 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s

From the throwback thump of Erykah Badu and D’Angelo to the freaky futurism of Aaliyah and Ginuwine to the unbridled horniness of Jodeci and Janet Jackson

The 25 Best Indie Pop Albums of the ’90s

While alternative rock raged in the 1990s, the softhearted sound of bands like Heavenly, Tiger Trap, and the Pastels welcomed listeners into their own secret world.