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The 60 Best Albums of 2020

The 60 Best Albums of 2020

Despite a global pandemic, an economic crash, and the shut-down of international touring, 2020 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.

The 50 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

Even in the coronavirus-shortened record release schedule of 2020, the year has offered a mountainous feast of sublime music. The 50 best albums of 2020 so far are an eclectic and increasingly "woke" bunch.

Yves Tumor Soars With ‘Heaven to a Tortured Mind’

Yves Tumor Soars With ‘Heaven to a Tortured Mind’

On Heaven to a Tortured Mind, Yves Tumor relishes his shift to microphone caressing rock star. Here he steps out of his sonic chrysalis, dons some shiny black wings and soars.

The 70 Best Albums of 2018

The 70 Best Albums of 2018

From forward-looking electronic and experimental to new approaches in the ever-evolving R&B scene, from hip-hop and punk to rock and pop, 2018 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.

The 25 Best Electronic Albums of 2018

The 25 Best Electronic Albums of 2018

Electronic music is one of the broadest-reaching genres by design, and 2018 highlights that as well as any other year on record. These are the 25 best albums.

The Surreal Touch of Yves Tumor Reaches New Heights on ‘Safe in the Hands of Love’

The Surreal Touch of Yves Tumor Reaches New Heights on ‘Safe in the Hands of Love’

On his third record as Yves Tumor, Sean L. Bowie balances perfectly the project's experimental core with its mainstream tendencies.

Supersonic Festival 2018 Highlights the Best in Experimental Music

Supersonic Festival 2018 Highlights the Best in Experimental Music

The prominent Birmingham music festival Supersonic returned for three days of experimental goodness, partly curated this year by Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe.

Ryuichi Sakamoto’s ‘Async: Remodels’ Is One of Those Rare Remix Albums That Enhances the Original Recording

Ryuichi Sakamoto’s ‘Async: Remodels’ Is One of Those Rare Remix Albums That Enhances the Original Recording

Ryuichi Sakamoto's async sounds almost as good when it comes out the remix wringer as Async: Remodels.