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The 75 Best Songs of 2011

The 75 Best Songs of 2011

Nostalgia Alert! Jump back a decade and enjoy the best songs of 2011. They are headlined by a synthpop classic, a massive hit from a hot diva, pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness.

The 80 Best Albums of 2015

The 80 Best Albums of 2015

Travel back five years ago when the release calendar was rife with stellar albums. 2015 offered such an embarrassment of musical riches, that we selected 80 albums as best of the year.

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.

Counterbalance: The xx – ‘xx’

Counterbalance: The xx – ‘xx’

Watch things on VCRs with me and talk about big love. I think we're superstars -- or at least the xx are. A 2009 indie pop masterpiece is the focus of this week's Counterbalance.
Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” (ft. Young Thug & Popcaan)

Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” (ft. Young Thug & Popcaan)

The song gets dirty, but listeners will feel their grimy lives cleansed by the Persuasions samples.
Jamie xx – “Loud Places” (John Talabot’s Loud Synths Reconstruction) (audio)

Jamie xx – “Loud Places” (John Talabot’s Loud Synths Reconstruction) (audio)

John Talabot reinterprets Jamie xx's "Loud Places" in this new remix.
Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for June 2015

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for June 2015

Catch an early glimpse of new albums from Jamie xx, Sun Kil Moon, and Hudson Mohawke.
Big Ears 2015 Was a Festival for Serious Artists and Listeners

Big Ears 2015 Was a Festival for Serious Artists and Listeners

From 27-29 March, Knoxville, Tennessee music fans were treated to a world of daring and avant-garde music at the latest installment of the Big Ears festival.

Waveform: New Highlights in the Electronic Underground