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  • No Treasure But Hope
    by Stephen M. Deusner on 5th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The latest album from the long-running English band is one of their most sensuous and sunlit, playing on new shades of hope, love, and melancholy.

  • Caroline Says: Ohio River EP
    by Abby Jones on 5th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    On singer-songwriter Caroline Sallee’s latest EP, everything is transitory—especially life itself.

  • NoCap: The Hood Dictionary
    by Ben Dandridge-Lemco on 5th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The Alabama rapper’s second project of the year is a mixtape-length “First Day Out” that serves as a timestamp of this moment in his developing career.

  • Netflix & Deal
    by Sheldon Pearce on 5th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The incarcerated Watts rapper’s latest is a loosely movie-themed collaboration with producer-of-the-moment Kenny Beats.

  • Tinashe: Songs for You
    by Eric Torres on 4th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    After freeing herself from a bad record deal, the multitalented R&B singer celebrates with an effortless LP that fully displays her range.

  • Anne Müller: Heliopause
    by Andy Beta on 4th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The loops and layers of the Berlin-based cellist’s solo album evoke resonant emotions that could afford to linger.

  • Various: Hyperswim
    by Ben Cardew on 4th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    Kode9’s Hyperdub label celebrates its 15th anniversary by moving confidently beyond the London club music’s conventions.

  • Griselda: WWCD
    by Evan Rytlewski on 4th December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The Buffalo trio’s Shady Records debut doesn’t sacrifice an ounce of their gritty and ruthless throwback aesthetic.

  • Somewhere City
    by Ian Cohen on 3rd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    With their skate-punk shout-alongs and double-tapped guitar heroics, this D.C. duo embodies the sound of emo in 2019.

  • Beck: Hyperspace
    by Sam Sodomsky on 3rd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    On his 14th album, Beck roams across a pleasant, gently psychedelic landscape looking for something new.

  • William Patrick Corgan: Cotillions
    by Stuart Berman on 3rd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The cantankerous Smashing Pumpkin embraces his vision of country music, but the lightest, breeziest songs of his career come with their own peculiar Corganian paradox.

  • Galcher Lustwerk: Information
    by Nathan Taylor Pemberton on 3rd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The rapper-producer’s third album answers the exhaustion of contemporary life online by stripping down and buttoning up, yielding a newly disciplined take on his trademark deep house.

  • Prince: 1999
    by Paul A. Thompson on 2nd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    This five-disc set, which includes concert footage, B-sides, and demos, delivers what box sets of this kind almost never do: the thrill of discovery.

  • Ducks Unlimited: Get Bleak EP
    by Peyton Thomas on 2nd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The Toronto quartet writes lilting, throwback jangle-pop for the isolated and the underemployed.

  • Hannah Diamond: Reflections
    by Katherine St. Asaph on 2nd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    Heavy on vocal processing and maximalist A. G. Cook production, the PC Music star’s first full-length can’t help feeling a little anticlimactic.

  • Gavilán Rayna Russom: The Envoy
    by Jesse Dorris on 2nd December 2019 at 6:00 am

    The New York electronic musician fashions an evocative tribute to Ursula K. LeGuin’s 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness, conjuring the flux of gender and desire in shape-shifting sounds.

  • The Rolling Stones: Tattoo You
    by Andy Cush on 1st December 2019 at 6:00 am

    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 Rolling Stones’ 1981 album, a blueprint for how to exist as an aging, internationally famous rock band.

  • Various Artists: Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack
    by Sheldon Pearce on 30th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    Vince Staples, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, and more come together for the soundtrack to the modern-day Bonnie-and-Clyde parable, set against a backdrop of police brutality.

  • Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas: Deluxe Anniversary Edition
    by Rich Juzwiak on 29th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    Mariah Carey, the cultural attaché of Christmas, offers a reissue of her 1994 album, which sounds as timeless as possible for music passed through the innocuous filters of mid-’90s adult pop.

  • Ballet Slippers
    by Grayson Haver Currin on 28th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    Pieced together from four Merriweather Post Pavilion-era sets, this live album reinforces the weirdness of the band’s pop heyday.

  • Chixtape 5
    by Dani Blum on 27th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    On the latest installment of his mixtape series, the rapper/singer invites a truckload of guests to flip ’00s R&B hits.

  • Blood Incantation: Hidden History of the Human Race
    by Jayson Greene on 27th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    On their psychedelic and virtuosic second album, the Denver quartet brings death metal to new and exalted places.

  • Chet Baker: The Legendary Riverside Albums
    by Mark Richardson on 27th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    Five albums recorded in the late 1950s capture the skill and the frailty of an acclaimed jazz trumpeter on the brink of disaster.

  • Floorplan: Supernatural
    by Nathan Smith on 27th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    On their second album as a duo, Detroit techno titan Robert Hood and his daughter Lyric sharpen their focus on the fusion of house music and gospel.

  • Space Dismension Controller: Love Beyond the Intersect
    by Philip Sherburne on 26th November 2019 at 6:00 am

    Inside producer Jack Hamill’s sci-fi odysseys, Detroit futurism meets ’80s disco in the neon glow of the chillout room.

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