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The 10 Best Music Moments on TV in 2017

This year, Peak TV’s music supervision reached new heights

5 Great New Metal Albums That Sound Like Hell

Thirty years after Candlemass’ seminal Nightfall, we highlight new albums that revitalize its themes, from well-studied occult imagery to battles between good and evil.

The 9 Best DJ Mixes of November 2017

Björk leads a pack of mixes that tell stories with their selections

The Rhodes Piano Was Designed Originally to Heal. Liz Durette Restores That Purpose.

The Baltimore musician finds the innate warmth in an instrument first used as physical therapy for WWII soldiers.

7 Takeaways from the 2018 Grammy Nominations

A good year for artists of color, a bad year for women, and a strange year for rock.

What Exactly Is Hi-Res Audio, and Should I Care About It?

With labels eyeing hi-res audio as the next add-on for streaming services, we explore the challenges of attaining a future that sounds much better.

12 Must-Hear Albums from ECM, the Influential Jazz and Classical Label Finally Streaming

One of streaming’s biggest holes just got filled: 1,500+ albums from Manfred Eicher’s ECM Records. Here’s where to start.

On Loving Taylor Swift While Being Brown

How should people of color consume the work of our white icons once we’ve realized they don’t really represent us?

Unraveling the Sexism of Emo’s Third Wave

Let the disturbing allegations against Brand New’s Jesse Lacey be the start of an overdue conversation, in which emo’s third wave acknowledges that it was unfair to female fans.

Why Did Meek Mill Go to Prison?

Ten years, five probation violations, and one harsh sentence later, Meek Mill’s case is a complicated example of a bigger criminal-justice problem.

Hole’s Patty Schemel Wrote the Realest Book About Being an Addict in a Band

White Lung’s Mish Barber-Way reflects on the Hole drummer’s new memoir Hit So Hard, and how being in a band can fuel addiction.

How Hip-Hop Is Fighting for Prison Reform

JAY-Z, Common, Remy Ma, Pusha T, and more have taken up one of the most important causes in America.

Joni Mitchell Rarities Are Just That—Rare. Here Are Some of the Best.

There’s an irresistible appeal to hearing outtakes from a songwriter who once referred to her label’s archivist as “a burglar.”

Where to Start with BROCKHAMPTON, Hip-Hop’s Prolific Boy Band

BROCKHAMPTON is becoming one of the more interesting hip-hop crews to watch, but with so much material scattered across 14 members, it can be difficult to find the right entry point.

10 Pitchfork Staffers on Their Favorite Driving Albums

From Oneohtrix Point Never to Lorde, the songs that get our motors running

The 7 Best Music Videos of October 2017

Featuring visuals from Fever Ray, Haim, Zola Jesus, Big Shaq, and more.

6 New Albums Pushing Doom Metal Forward

Inspired by the stunning new Bell Witch album, we take stock of other recent standouts across doom metal.

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