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The 75 Best Albums of 2021

The 75 Best Albums of 2021

Despite a global pandemic, musicians were far more active in 2021 and had time to create their finest work. It resulted in some of the best albums in years.

The 20 Best Electronic Albums of 2021

The 20 Best Electronic Albums of 2021

The best electronic albums of the year feature many diverse approaches from electropop to IDM and ambient to footwork with artists pushing the music forward.

The 11 Best Ambient Albums of 2021

The 11 Best Ambient Albums of 2021

Studies have shown how the global pandemic has changed our listening habits, and for those seeking calm, these 11 are the best ambient albums of the year.

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The year has offered a mountainous feast of sublime music. The 50 best albums of 2021 so far are an eclectic, forward-looking, and increasingly “woke” bunch.

Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders Create Experimental Electrojazz on ‘Promises’

Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders Create Experimental Electrojazz on ‘Promises’

Sparseness aside, there is an explosive energy lurking just under the surface of Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders’ Promises.

Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points Find Solace in Open Space on ‘Promises’

Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points Find Solace in Open Space on ‘Promises’

Perhaps it’s reverence for the power of the expansive that makes Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders such a dynamic combination on Promises, their breathtaking collaboration.

The 20 Best Electronic Albums of 2015

The 20 Best Electronic Albums of 2015

Electronic music is one of the broadest reaching genres by design, and 2015 showcased that spectacularly well with a bevy of albums still heavily represented on playlists today.

The 25 Best Electronic Albums of 2019

The 25 Best Electronic Albums of 2019

Electronic music is a huge tent with so many diverse approaches, and it's more international than ever with producers around the globe pushing music forward. The year's best albums featured returns from established talents, as well as ground-breaking newcomers, and a host of women changing the old boy's club of electronic music.

Floating Points Goes From Jazzy Ambient to the Dancefloor with ‘Crush’

Floating Points Goes From Jazzy Ambient to the Dancefloor with ‘Crush’

Floating Points' Crush is an album of profound contrasts. For every track designed to electrify the dancefloor, there is a gentle sweeping orchestral piece.

Floating Points: Kuiper

Floating Points: Kuiper

Sam Shepherd's electronic/jazz/jam collective continues to push boundaries with a hypnotic new EP.
The Best New / Emerging Artists of 2015

The Best New / Emerging Artists of 2015

There was no shortage of new and exciting music in 2015. From the rise of a major new jazz talent challenging boundaries to ever more experimental R&B, this crop of artists gave us a lot of great music this year.

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