Every June, Treble’s writers convene in a dark room to take stock of the chaos of the previous six months. Which albums will we be listening to in five years? Which albums made the biggest statements? Which albums will forever change the course of pop music history? We don’t find the answers to any of […]
First we honored our favorite drummers, assembling a round-up of those who bring intensity, pacing and danceability to the songs that move us. And then we honored our favorite vocalists, whose emotive or powerful pipes brought gravitas to some of those very same songs (and quite a few different ones, come to think of it). […]
If you’ve been a fan of epic, emotional music in the past 20 years, chances are you’ve listened to, purchased or been intrigued by something released by the Temporary Residence label. Launched in Baltimore in 1995, the once smaller-scale label is now celebrating its 20th anniversary. In those two decades, they’ve released a lot of […]
There’s only a couple weeks left in 2015, and we’re ready to call it. As years go, this was a pretty dark one for the planet, and it’s reflected in the music that we listened to. The best hip-hop records of the year reflected the racial divide that still exists no matter how much progress […]
The beats and rhymes of 2015.
The bottom of the barrel for 2015.