LOW "DOUBLE NEGATIVE "

 凄まじい音圧を全身で浴びたい、スロウコア/サッドコアの先駆的バンドLOWによる会心の一枚。 

DOUBLE NEGATIVE (IMPORT/LP) [Analog]

DOUBLE NEGATIVE (IMPORT/LP) [Analog]

 

Released - September 14, 2018

Genre - Rock

Label - Sub Pop

Score - 8.7

https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/low-double-negative/

SUB POPより、米ミネソタのスロウコア/サッドコア・バンド、LOWのニューアルバム。

不勉強ながらこのLOWというバンドを自分は知らなかったのだが、ピッチフォークのBEST NEW ALBUM獲得ということで聴いてみた。LOWは1993年に結成され今年で25年を迎えた四半世紀にも及ぶ活動歴のあるアメリカのベテラン・インディー・バンド。本作は12枚目のアルバムということなので、大体2年に1枚のペースでアルバムを出してきたことになる。「スロウコア/サッドコアの先駆者」として知られているようだが、そもそも「スロウコア/サッドコア」とは何か? WIkipediaによれば、スロウコア/サッドコアは、オルタナティヴロック、インディーロックのサブジャンルのひとつで、「寒々とした暗いメロディと歌詞、抑制の効いたスローテンポのリズムにミニマリスティックなアレンジ」が音楽的な特徴で、「1990年代初頭、当時隆盛を誇ったグランジへの反発として始ま」り、「グランジの衰退によりスロウコアのグランジに敵対するというステータスがなくなり、結果的にスロウコアも徐々に衰退するが、今日でも一部のオルタナティヴ・ロックやインディー・ロックのバンドにインスピレーションを与えるジャンルの一つ」だそうだ。最近の若手のインディー・バンドだと、シガレッツ・アフター・セックスなんかがサッドコアバンドのレッド・ハウス・ペインターズからの影響を公言しているらしい(余談だが、レッド・ハウス・ペインターズの"Between Days"という曲は、くるりの"How To Go"の元ネタとして知られているようだ)。

さて、LOWの "DOUBLE NEGATIVE "である。ジャンルとしてのスロウコア/サッドコアは衰退しているようだが、このアルバムの音像の凄まじさはとてつもなくモダンである。冒頭からしてグリッヂ・ノイズが炸裂、低音がよく効いた音圧に度肝を抜かれ、ついつい音量を上げたくなる。そしてそこに乗る「寒々とした暗いメロディー」のボーカルにはオートチューンが施されている。グリッヂノイズにオートチューンのボーカル、というありそうでなかった組み合わせに、一瞬にして「この音楽はヤバい」と反応させられる。感触としては、BON IVERの"22, A MILLION "と近しい距離を感じたのだが、それもそのはず、本作のプロデューサーであるBJ BURTONは、"22, A MILLION"のコンポーザー、プログラミング、サキソフォニストとしてクレジットされている人物だった。"22, A MILLION "は極上の美しいメロディーをエモーショナルに歌い上げるジャスティン・ヴァーノンの歌唱にオートチューンが施される異形の作品だったが、本作もまたスロウコア/サッドコア的なフォーマットを踏襲しつつインダストリアルなノイズに乗る陰鬱なボーカルにオートチューンが施される異形の作品であり、出自は違えど、どちらも「ロボ声」という異物が異物感なく美しさの中に昇華されている点において共通している。また、インダストリアルなノイズから心臓の鼓動のような四つ打ちに繋がるM1~M2の流れなどは、まんまJam Cityの傑作"Dream A Garden"を想起させられるもので、「グランジへの反発」から始まったスロウコア/サッドコアが、25年の時を経てUKクラブミュージックのカッティング・エッヂとも称される音楽に図らずも接近しているかのような凄みを感じた。

LOWの過去の作品も聴いてみたのだが、「スローなテンポ」「ミニマルなアレンジ」「暗いメロディー」というスロウコア/サッドコアの音楽的な特徴は、今作においても一貫してブレていない。骨組みはほとんど一緒だと感じる。しかし、"DOUBLE NEGATIVE"の音像は過去の作品とは比べ物にならないほど凄まじい。アナログ盤で買って思いっきり音量を上げて聴きたい。そんな一枚だ。

 


LOW - DISARRAY (Video Clip)

 

おまけ。"How To Go"とは「まあ似てなくもない」という程度(笑)。普通に良い曲。


Red House Painters - "Between Days"

JOEY DOSIK "INSIDE VOICE "

 

Inside Voice [12 inch Analog]

Inside Voice [12 inch Analog]

 

 Secretly Canadianより、ファンクバンドVulfpeckでの活動やMockyのライブメンバーとして知られるマルチ奏者Joey Dosikによるファーストフルアルバム。現代のマーヴィン・ゲイとも称される歌声で紡がれる珠玉の13曲は、全曲がマスターピースと呼べるような出来栄え。流行り廃りとは関係のないところでそっと差し出されたタイムレスなスウィート・ソウル・ミュージックにただただうっとりさせられます。素晴らしすぎる。聴いてください…↓↓

 


Joey Dosik - Inside Voice (Official Video)


Joey Dosik - Take Mine

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Portishead: Third Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

No Age: Nouns Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ROCK

Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Lie Down in the Light Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - FOK/COUNTRY

Spiritualized: Songs in A&E Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL /  ROCK

Fleet Foxes: Fleet Foxes Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - FOLK / COUNTRY

Crystal Antlers: EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL /  ROCK

Lil Wayne: Tha Carter III Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - RAP

Air France: No Way Down EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Harvey Milk: Life...The Best Game in Town Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - METAL / ROCK

The Bug: London Zoo Album Review | Pitchfork  (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

The Walkmen: You & Me Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Lindstrøm: Where You Go I Go Too Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Flying Lotus: Los Angeles Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

TV on the Radio: Dear Science Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ROCK

Vivian Girls: Vivian Girls Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Department of Eagles: In Ear Park Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Marnie Stern: This Is It and I Am It and You Are It and So Is That and He Is It and She Is It and It Is It and That Is That Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Mount Eerie With Julie Doiron and Fred Squire: Lost Wisdom Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3)

Fucked Up: The Chemistry of Common Life Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - METAL

DJ /rupture: Uproot Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

Deerhunter: Microcastle / Weird Era Cont. Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ROCK

The Very Best: Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit are the Very Best Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

 

2009年

Animal Collective: Merriweather Post Pavilion Album Review | Pitchfork (9.6) - EXPERIMENTL

Antony and the Johnsons: The Crying Light Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Various Artists: Dark Was the Night Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6)

Wavves: Wavvves Album Review | Pitchfork (8.1) - ROCK

Cymbals Eat Guitars: Why There Are Mountains Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Dan Deacon: Bromst Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Fever Ray: Fever Ray Album Review | Pitchfork (8.1) - ELECTRONIC

Bat for Lashes: Two Suns Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) -  ROCK

Bill Callahan: Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle Album Review | Pitchfork (8.1) - ROCK

Camera Obscura: My Maudlin Career Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Woods: Songs of Shame Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Japandroids: Post-Nothing Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

St. Vincent: Actor Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Isis: Wavering Radiant Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - METAL / ROCK

Grizzly Bear: Veckatimest Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Phoenix: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Sunn O))): Monoliths & Dimensions Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL / METAL

Dirty Projectors: Bitte Orca Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ROCK

Mos Def: The Ecstatic Album Review | Pitchfork (8.0) - RAP

Dinosaur Jr.: Farm Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Sunset Rubdown: Dragonslayer Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Bibio: Ambivalence Avenue Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Cass McCombs: Catacombs Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

JJ: jj n° 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Delorean: Ayrton Senna EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC /  ROCK

The Antlers: Hospice Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL /  ROCK

YACHT: See Mystery Lights Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

The xx: xx Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

Wild Beasts: Two Dancers Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Raekwon: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - RAP

Volcano Choir: Unmap Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Girls: Album Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - ROCK

Memory Tapes: Seek Magic Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

The Very Best: Warm Heart of Africa Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

The Flaming Lips: Embryonic Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Neon Indian: Psychic Chasms Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

The Mountain Goats: The Life of the World to Come Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Atlas Sound: Logos Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

Fuck Buttons: Tarot Sport Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ELECTRONIC

Various Artists: 5: Five Years of Hyperdub Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2)

Bear in Heaven: Beast Rest Forth Mouth Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Real Estate: Real Estate Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Animal Collective: Fall Be Kind EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.9) - EXPERIMENTAL

 

2010年

Vampire Weekend: Contra Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Owen Pallett: Heartland Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Surfer Blood: Astro Coast Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

Four Tet: There Is Love in You Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Beach House: Teen Dream Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Charlotte Gainsbourg: IRM Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Hot Chip: One Life Stand Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

Gil Scott-Heron: I'm New Here Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - JAZZ

Local Natives: Gorilla Manor Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Pantha du Prince: Black Noise Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Joanna Newsom: Have One on Me Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Gonjasufi: A Sufi and a Killer Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Liars: Sisterworld Album Review | Pitchfork (8.1) - ROCK

Gorillaz: Plastic Beach Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Titus Andronicus: The Monitor Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Fang Island: Fang Island Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

The Morning Benders: Big Echo Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

The Tallest Man on Earth: The Wild Hunt Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Caribou: Swim Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Delorean: Subiza Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

The Radio Dept.: Clinging to a Scheme Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Broken Social Scene: Forgiveness Rock Record Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Flying Lotus: Cosmogramma Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

The National: High Violet Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Male Bonding: Nothing Hurts Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5)

Sleigh Bells: Treats Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Janelle Monáe: The ArchAndroid Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

James Blake: CMYK EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Tame Impala: Innerspeaker Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Robyn: Body Talk Pt. 1 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Wild Nothing: Gemini Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Before Today Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Emeralds: Does It Look Like I'm Here? Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Julian Lynch: Mare Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

CEO: White Magic Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Wavves: King of the Beach Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Big Boi: Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - RAP

The-Dream: Love King Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Best Coast: Crazy For You Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Curren$y: Pilot Talk Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Arcade Fire: The Suburbs Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Matthew Dear: Black City Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

The Walkmen: Lisbon Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Das Racist: Sit Down, Man Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - RAP

How to Dress Well: Love Remains Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

Deerhunter: Halcyon Digest Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ROCK

No Age: Everything in Between Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Twin Shadow: Forget Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Girls: Broken Dreams Club EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Album Review | Pitchfork (10) - RAP

Robyn: Body Talk Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

OFF!: First Four EPs Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - METAL / ROCK

 

2011年

Smith Westerns: Dye It Blonde Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Destroyer: Kaputt Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Cut Copy: Zonoscope Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

James Blake: James Blake Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - POP/R&B

PJ Harvey: Let England Shake Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Nicolas Jaar: Space Is Only Noise Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

Tim Hecker: Ravedeath, 1972 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - EXPERIMENTAL

Julianna Barwick: The Magic Place Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Toro Y Moi: Underneath the Pine Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Lykke Li: Wounded Rhymes Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Kurt Vile: Smoke Ring For My Halo Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

The Weeknd: House of Balloons Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart: Belong Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

Panda Bear: Tomboy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Tune-Yards: w h o k i l l Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - POP/R&B

Big K.R.I.T.: Return of 4Eva Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - RAP

Cass McCombs: WIT'S END Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

DJ Quik: The Book of David Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL

EMA: Past Life Martyred Saints Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

The Antlers: Burst Apart Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Cults: Cults Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Fucked Up: David Comes to Life Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - METAL

Bon Iver: Bon Iver, Bon Iver Album Review | Pitchfork (9.5) - ROCK

WU LYF: Go Tell Fire to the Mountain Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

/ ROCK

Shabazz Palaces: Black Up Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Iceage: New Brigade Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

AraabMuzik: Electronic Dream Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ELECTRONIC

John Maus: We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

Washed Out: Within and Without Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

JAY-Z / Kanye West: Watch the Throne Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

The War on Drugs: Slave Ambient Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

The Field: Looping State of Mind Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Girls: Father, Son, Holy Ghost Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - ROCK

St. Vincent: Strange Mercy Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Wolves in the Throne Room: Celestial Lineage Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - METAL

Youth Lagoon: The Year of Hibernation Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Trash Talk: Awake EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - METAL

M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Real Estate: Days Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

A$AP Rocky: LIVELOVEA$AP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - RAP

Oneohtrix Point Never: Replica Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - EXPERIMENTAL

Drake: Take Care Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - RAP

Kate Bush: 50 Words for Snow Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

 

2012年

Cloud Nothings: Attack on Memory Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Schoolboy Q: Habits & Contradictions Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

John Talabot: ƒIN Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Burial: Kindred EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC / EXPERIMENTAL

Grimes: Visions Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Frankie Rose: Interstellar Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Lambchop: Mr. M Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Perfume Genius: Put Your Back N 2 It Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Pallbearer: Sorrow and Extinction Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - METAL

Julia Holter: Ekstasis Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

The Men: Open Your Heart Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

The Shins: Port of Morrow Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Lotus Plaza: Spooky Action at a Distance Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Chromatics: Kill for Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Spiritualized: Sweet Heart Sweet Light Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Death Grips: The Money Store Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - EXPERIMENTAL / RAP

Actress: R.I.P. Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Beach House: Bloom Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - ROCK

Killer Mike: R.A.P. Music Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - RAP

El-P: Cancer for Cure Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Mount Eerie: Clear Moon Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Japandroids: Celebration Rock Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Ty Segall Band: Slaughterhouse Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

DIIV: Oshin Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Twin Shadow: Confess Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Dirty Projectors: Swing Lo Magellan Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Frank Ocean: Channel Orange Album Review | Pitchfork (9.5) - POP/R&B

Baroness: Yellow & Green Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - METAL

Nas: Life Is Good Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Passion Pit: Gossamer Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Purity Ring: Shrines Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

TNGHT: TNGHT EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Jessie Ware: Devotion Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Mature Themes Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Swans: The Seer Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Wild Nothing: Nocturne Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Grizzly Bear: Shields Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - ROCK

How to Dress Well: Total Loss Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

Dum Dum Girls: End of Daze EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Flying Lotus: Until the Quiet Comes Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Miguel: Kaleidoscope Dream Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Tame Impala: Lonerism Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Metz: Metz Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Converge: All We Love We Leave Behind Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - METAL

Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - ROCK / EXPERIMENTL

Bat for Lashes: The Haunted Man Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d city Album Review | Pitchfork (9.5) - RAP

Andy Stott: Luxury Problems Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Mac DeMarco: 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

 

2013年

A$AP Rocky: LongLiveA$AP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Burial: Truant / Rough Sleeper Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC / EXPERIMENTAL

Foxygen: We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Grouper: The Man Who Died in His Boat Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL

My Bloody Valentine: m b v Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - EXPERIMENTAL

Iceage: You're Nothing Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Autre Ne Veut: Anxiety Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Youth Lagoon: Wondrous Bughouse Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Rhye: Woman Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Waxahatchee: Cerulean Salt Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Phosphorescent: Muchacho Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Justin Timberlake: The 20/20 Experience Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

DJ Koze: Amygdala Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

The Knife: Shaking the Habitual Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC / EXPERIMENTAL

Kurt Vile: Wakin on a Pretty Daze Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

The Haxan Cloak: Excavation Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - EXPERIMENTAL

Charli XCX: True Romance Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Mikal Cronin: MCII Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Deerhunter: Monomania Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Savages: Silence Yourself Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Chance the Rapper: Acid Rap Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - ROCK

Daft Punk: Random Access Memories Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

The National: Trouble Will Find Me Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Dirty Beaches: Drifters / Love Is the Devil Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL / ROCK

Baths: Obsidian Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Various Artists: After Dark 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) 

Disclosure: Settle Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - ELECTRONIC

Jon Hopkins: Immunity Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Boards of Canada: Tomorrow's Harvest Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC 

Deafheaven: Sunbather Album Review | Pitchfork (8.9) - METAL

These New Puritans: Field of Reeds Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

Kanye West: Yeezus Album Review | Pitchfork (9.5) - RAP

Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Speedy Ortiz: Major Arcana Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Fuck Buttons: Slow Focus Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Julia Holter: Loud City Song Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Earl Sweatshirt: Doris Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Julianna Barwick: Nepenthe Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Forest Swords: Engravings Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL

Janelle Monáe: The Electric Lady Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POPR&B

Bill Callahan: Dream River Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Drake: Nothing Was the Same Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - RAP

Chvrches: The Bones of What You Believe Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Haim: Days Are Gone Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

The Field: Cupid's Head Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Danny Brown: Old Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - RAP

Oneohtrix Point Never: R Plus Seven Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

Darkside: Psychic Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Tim Hecker: Virgins Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL

Kelela: Cut 4 Me Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

DJ Rashad: Double Cup Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6)  - ELECTRONIC

Arcade Fire: Reflektor Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2)

The Range: Nonfiction Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ELECTRONIC

Blood Orange: Cupid Deluxe Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Death Grips: Government Plates Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL / RAP

Burial: Rival Dealer EP Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ELECTRONIC / EXPERIMENTAL

 

2014年

Beyoncé: Beyoncé Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - POP/R&B

Sun Kil Moon: Benji Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Angel Olsen: Burn Your Fire for No Witness Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

St. Vincent: St. Vincent Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Real Estate: Atlas Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Perfect Pussy: Say Yes to Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) 

The War on Drugs: Lost in the Dream Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Cloud Nothings: Here and Nowhere Else Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Mac DeMarco: Salad Days Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Todd Terje: It's Album Time Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Ought: More Than Any Other Day Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Lykke Li: I Never Learn Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Swans: To Be Kind Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - ROCK

Various Artists: Hyperdub 10.1 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5)

Hundred Waters: The Moon Rang Like A Bell Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Ben Frost: A U R O R A Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC / EXPERIMENTAL

Parquet Courts: Sunbathing Animal Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

White Lung: Deep Fantasy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

How to Dress Well: "What Is This Heart?" Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

A Sunny Day in Glasgow: Sea When Absent Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Brian Eno / Karl Hyde: High Life Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL

Spoon: They Want My Soul Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

FKA twigs: LP1 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

Pallbearer: Foundations of Burden Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - METAL

Aphex Twin: Syro Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Perfume Genius: Too Bright Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Flying Lotus: You're Dead! Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Caribou: Our Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Iceage: Plowing Into the Field of Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Ex Hex: Rips Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Vince Staples: Hell Can Wait EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Pharmakon: Bestial Burden Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMETNAL

Grouper: Ruins Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - EXPERIMENTAL

Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - RAP

Arca: Xen Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

Clark: Clark Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Ariel Pink: Pom Pom Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

D’Angelo / The Vanguard: Black Messiah Album Review | Pitchfork (9.4) - POP/R&B

 

2015年

Panda Bear: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Sleater-Kinney: No Cities to Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Viet Cong: Viet Cong Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Björk: Vulnicura Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Natalie Prass: Natalie Prass Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Aphex Twin: Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2 EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Father John Misty: I Love You, Honeybear Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Drake: If You're Reading This It's Too Late Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Levon Vincent: Levon Vincent Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Tobias Jesso Jr.: Goon Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - RAP

Courtney Barnett: Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Jlin: Dark Energy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Lower Dens: Escape From Evil Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Young Thug: Barter 6 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Kamasi Washington: The Epic Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - JAZZ

Prurient: Frozen Niagara Falls Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL

Jim O’Rourke: Simple Songs Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - EXPERIMENTAL

Shamir: Ratchet Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Holly Herndon: Platform Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - EXPERIMENTAL

Nao: February 15 EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Jamie xx: In Colour Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - ELECTRONIC

Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment: Surf Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B / RAP

Thundercat: The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B / JAZZ

Vince Staples: Summertime '06 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - RAP

Miguel: Wildheart Album Review | Pitchfork (8.9) - POP/R&B

Tame Impala: Currents Album Review | Pitchfork (9.3) - ROCK

Future: Dirty Sprite 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Dr. Dre: Compton Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - RAP

Beach House: Depression Cherry Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

FKA twigs: M3LL155X Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

Empress Of: Me Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - POP/R&B

Julia Holter: Have You In My Wilderness Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Kurt Vile: b’lieve i’m goin down Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Deafheaven: New Bermuda Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - METAL

Kelela: Hallucinogen EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Deerhunter: Fading Frontier Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Neon Indian: VEGA INTL. Night School Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Joanna Newsom: Divers Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - FOLK.COUNTRY

Floating Points: Elaenia Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

Oneohtrix Point Never: Garden of Delete Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - EXPERIMENTAL

Grimes: Art Angels Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

Arca: Mutant Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

Jeremih: Late Nights: The Album Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Baroness: Purple Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - METAL

Archy Marshall: A New Place 2 Drown Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

 

 2016年

David Bowie: Blackstar Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Anderson .Paak: Malibu Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Kevin Gates: Islah Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Porches: Pool Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Kanye West: The Life of Pablo Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - RAP

Moodymann: DJ-Kicks Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

Esperanza Spalding: Emily’s D+Evolution Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - JAZZ

Anna Meredith: Varmints Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

Kendrick Lamar: untitled unmastered. Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - RAP

Sheer Mag: III EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Vijay Iyer / Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - JAZZ

Kamaiyah: A Good Night in the Ghetto Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - RAP

Frankie Cosmos: Next Thing Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

dvsn: Sept. 5th Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Parquet Courts: Human Performance Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Kevin Morby: Singing Saw Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Beyoncé: Lemonade Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

ANOHNI: HOPELESSNESS Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - EXPERIMENTAL

White Lung: Paradise Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

James Blake: The Colour in Anything Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - POP/R&B

Radiohead: A Moon Shaped Pool Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - ROCK

Chance the Rapper: Coloring Book Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - RAP

Car Seat Headrest: Teens of Denial Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Joey Purp: iiiDrops Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - RAP

Whitney: Light Upon the Lake Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Mitski: Puberty 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

G.L.O.S.S.: Trans Day of Revenge Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Blood Orange: Freetown Sound Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - POP/R&B

The Avalanches: Wildflower Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC

Maxwell: blackSUMMERS’night Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Schoolboy Q: Blank Face LP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Jamila Woods: HEAVN Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Elza Soares: A Mulher do Fim do Mundo (The Woman at the End of the World) Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - GLOBAL

Frank Ocean: Blonde / Endless Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - POP/R&B

Young Thug: JEFFERY Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Angel Olsen: My Woman Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith / Suzanne Ciani: Sunergy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - EXPERIMENTAL

Hamilton Leithauser / Rostam: I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B / ROCK

Nicolas Jaar: Sirens Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Bon Iver: 22, A Million Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Jenny Hval: Blood Bitch Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - EXPERIMENTAL

Solange: A Seat at the Table Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

NxWorries: Yes Lawd! Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - POP/R&B

Weyes Blood: Front Row Seat to Earth Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

A Tribe Called Quest: We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - RAP

Kate Bush: Before the Dawn Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - POP/R&B

 

2017年

Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 3 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - RAP

The xx: I See You Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B / ELECTRONIC

Migos: Culture Album Review | Pitchfork (8.1) - RAP

Priests: Nothing Feels Natural Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5)  - ROCK

Sampha: Process Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Julie Byrne: Not Even Happiness Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Visible Cloaks: Reassemblage Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Thundercat: Drunk Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - JAZZ / POP/R&B

Power Trip: Nightmare Logic Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - METAL

Vagabon: Infinite Worlds Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Jay Som: Everybody Works Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked At Me Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Various Artists: Mono No Aware Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6)

Arca: Arca Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - EXPERIMENTAL

Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. Album Review | Pitchfork (9.2) - RAP

GAS: Narkopop Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

Perfume Genius: No Shape Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - POP/R&B

Slowdive: Slowdive Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Girlpool: Powerplant Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Jlin: Black Origami Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

(Sandy) Alex G: Rocket Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Big Thief: Capacity Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

SZA: CTRL Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

Fleet Foxes: Crack-Up Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

Lorde: Melodrama Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - POP/R&B

Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

MIKE: May God Bless Your Hustle Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

JAY-Z: 4:44 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Broken Social Scene: Hug of Thunder Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Tyler, the Creator: Flower Boy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Brand New: Science Fiction Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ROCK

Lil B: Black Ken Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

LCD Soundsystem: American Dream Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ELECTRONIC / ROCK

Zola Jesus: Okovi Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Mount Kimbie: Love What Survives Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC

Ariel Pink: Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - ROCK

Moses Sumney: Aromanticism Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Kamasi Washington: Harmony of Difference EP Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - JAZZ

Ibeyi: Ash Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - GLOBAL

Kelela: Take Me Apart Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

King Krule: The OOZ Album Review | Pitchfork (9.0) - ROCK

Julien Baker: Turn Out the Lights Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Fever Ray: Plunge Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ELECTRONIC

Charlotte Gainsbourg: Rest Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - POP/R&B

Björk: Utopia Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ELECTRONIC / POP/R&B

Charli XCX: Pop 2 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - POP/R&B

 

2018年

CupcakKe: Ephorize Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Car Seat Headrest: Twin Fantasy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

U.S. Girls: In a Poem Unlimited Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

SOB X RBE: Gangin Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

A.A.L (Against All Logic) : 2012 - 2017 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

Soccer Mommy: Clean Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - ROCK

Mount Eerie: Now Only Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Amen Dunes: Freedom Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Kacey Musgraves: Golden Hour Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - FOLK/COUNTRY

Jean Grae / Quelle Chris: Everything's Fine Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - RAP

Cardi B: Invasion of Privacy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - RAP

Kali Uchis: Isolation Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Saba: CARE FOR ME Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - RAP

Sleep: The Sciences Album Review | Pitchfork (8.4) - METAL

DJ Koze: Knock Knock Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ELECTRONIC

Iceage: Beyondless Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK

Jon Hopkins: Singularity Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Beach House: 7 Album Review | Pitchfork (8.9) - ROCK

Playboi Carti: Die Lit Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - RAP

Skee Mask: Compro Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Pusha-T: Daytona Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Father John Misty: God’s Favorite Customer Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - ROCK

Snail Mail: Lush Album Review | Pitchfork (8.7) - ROCK

Tierra Whack: Whack World Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

SOPHIE: OIL OF EVERY PEARL’s UN-INSIDES Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ELECTRONIC

Beyoncé / JAY-Z: Everything Is Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.2) - POP/R&B / RAP

Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - JAZZ

Let’s Eat Grandma: I’m All Ears Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - POP/R&B

Deafheaven: Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Album Review | Pitchfork (8.5) - METAL

The Internet: Hive Mind Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - POP/R&B

Tirzah: Devotion Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - ELECTRONIC

Mitski: Be the Cowboy Album Review | Pitchfork (8.8) - ROCK

Yves Tumor: Safe in the Hands of Love Album Review | Pitchfork (9.1) - EXPERIMENTAL

Joey Purp: QUARTERTHING Album Review | Pitchfork (8.3) - RAP

Low: Double Negative Album Review | Pitchfork (8.6) - ROCK