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The Origins and Influence of Brian Eno’s Pioneering Album Ambient 1: Music for Airports

In the latest episode of Pitchfork’s podcast, our critics revisit the legendary producer’s classic 1978 LP, which was recently featured in our Sunday Review series.

The 44 Most Anticipated Tours of 2024: Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, Olivia Rodrigo, and More

Bruce Springsteen, Adele, Bob Dylan, Mitski, Green Day, and more of the most essential tickets of the year.

The 50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2024

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from Brittany Howard, Kali Uchis, MGMT, Bleachers, Dua Lipa, the Smile, and more.

Jeff Tweedy on Rock Criticism, the Pitfalls of Music Snobbery, and His New Book

The musician and author discusses World Within a Song, in which he writes about 50 songs that rearranged his brain, Wilco’s new album, and more.

The 13 Best Concerts of 2023 (That Weren’t Taylor Swift or Beyoncé)

Featuring live shows from SZA, Lana Del Rey, Yaeji, Shygirl, Rauw Alejandro, Feist, and more

The Shoegaze Revival Hit Its Stride in 2023

The 30-year-old subgenre has found new life in the hands of indie rockers, digicore artists, TikToking teens, and reunited first-wavers.

The 2023 Music Grab Bag: Trends, Scandals, and Theories

In this episode of the Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics talk about the rise of the musical theater girlie, the fall of the 1975’s Matty Healy, and more. Plus: Alvvays’ Molly Rankin reveals the song she wishes she wrote.

The 30 Best Jazz and Experimental Albums of 2023

Our favorite unfamiliar, unsettling, provocative, transgressive, spaced-out, psychedelic, surreal, meditative, and confrontational albums of the year.

The Best Music by Latine and Spanish Artists in 2023

The year in dembow, raptor house, corridos tumbados, pop-flamenco, Brazilian funk, and everything in between.

The Best Pop Music of 2023

Opulent disco-pop, R&B hook-up jams, raging hot-mess anthems: These are the songs and albums that defined the year in pop music.