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Let’s Talk About Sex (And American Music)

A new book by critic Ann Powers explores the Grateful Dead, bodily freedom in the 1980s, and more

The 7 Best DJ Mixes of August 2017

Dance through the final stretch of summer with killer sets by DJ Finn, Peach, and more.

Why the 2017 MTV VMAs Felt So Empty

In the midst of national crises and a pop personality vacuum, the annual celebration of flash mostly seemed desperate to fill time.

How Mac DeMarco Went V.R. for “This Old Dog”

Behind the Scenes of Mac DeMarco’s Trippy Virtual Reality Experience

A Brief History of Heartland Synth Rock, Inspired by the War on Drugs

With the new War on Drugs album nearly out, let’s take a late-night drive through like-minded plastic pastures, from Neil to Bruce to Phosphorescent.

Read the First Chapter of the KLF’s Bonkers New Book, 2023: A Trilogy

Electronic music’s most inscrutable duo returns, on the 23rd anniversary of burning a million pounds, with a new book that imagines a frightening, tech-driven future.

Why Indie Bands Go Major Label in the Streaming Era

The major label debuts from Arcade Fire, Grizzly Bear, the War on Drugs, and more present an acid test for “indie” bands in the streaming era.

15 Years of Clipse’s Lord Willin’, The Album That Proved Virginia Beach Is for Rap Lovers

One Virginia Beach native on how Malice and Pusha T’s debut, more than any other album, painted the whole picture of his hometown.

We Beat the Decemberists at Their Own (Board) Game

What was once a fake game from Decemberists press photos is soon to be a real one, called Illimat.

Listen Along to the Solar Eclipse With Pitchfork’s Timed Playlist

Follow the moon's path across America with this playlist spanning the exact length of the eclipse and linked to its location at any given moment.

Is White Power Music Finally Getting Booted from the Internet?

In light of Charlottesville, streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music are starting to pull music from white supremacist bands. Their peers must follow suit.

6 Sides of Madonna That Explain Her Genius

In honor of Pitchfork’s Madonna Day, we look at the ties that bind her long and ever-changing career.

Hip-Hop Sign Language Is More Complicated Than You Think

The politics of rap meeting ASL, according to the interpreters on Chance the Rapper’s tour

The Knife on Coming Back (At Least for a Concert Film)

We talk to Karin and Olof Dreijer about their new live film, recorded during what was intended to be their final tour—an ambitious array of choreography that confused some fans to the point of walkouts.

6 Millennium Era Hits That Top 40 Needs to Sample

If pop‘s recycling of late ’90s and early ’00s hits is only getting started, we have a few suggestions.

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