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Because the Pandemic: Five musical projects made more poignant through lockdown

A look at five musical projects that took on new meaning as the world ground to a halt.

Summer Playlists 2021

Treble’s Summer Playlists 2021

Four Treble staffers offer four different takes on the summer jam.

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The 33 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The year’s half over and it’s still hard to know what to make of it.…

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20 Essential Adult Swim Singles

Adult Swim just launched the 2021 edition of its singles program, which started all the…

A History of the Remix in 45 tracks

Revolutions Per Minute: A History of the Remix in 45 Songs

For the 45th anniversary of the 12-inch, we dive through 45 milestones in the history of the remix.

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10 Essential 30-Minute (or Shorter) Hip-Hop Albums

The shortest and sweetest rap records to drop in the last five years.

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A History of Alt-Country in 40 Essential Tracks

A 40-year survey of country’s underground, punk rock evolution.

18 Albums to Buy on Bandcamp Friday

Hidden Gems: 18 Albums to Buy on Bandcamp Friday

A roundup of great albums you might not have heard but definitely should add to your cart.

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10 Misunderstood Songs

Don’t put these songs on a mixtape for a crush, or play them at your wedding, or political rally, or graduation ceremony, or…

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10 Great Albums Featuring Famous Backing Bands

When the headliners become the support band.

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The 20 Most Anticipated Albums of Winter/Spring 2021

An overview of some of the albums that might offer some of the best sounds of 2021.

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Top 20 Hip-Hop Albums of 2020

20 highlights from the year’s embarrassment of hip-hop riches.

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Top 20 Electronic Albums of 2020

The best in ambient, techno, house and more.

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Top 50 Albums of 2020

Our favorite records from a year that we’re ready to put behind us.

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Top 100 Songs of 2020

Our favorite songs from a year we’d like to forget.

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The 20 Best Jazz Albums of 2020

Jazz continues to thrive after 100 years, so we expanded our list to 20 this year.

Top 25 Metal Albums of 2020

The best of what was heavy in a truly trying year.

Great Albums You Might Have Missed 2020

18 Great Albums from 2020 You Might Have Missed

Some of the best overlooked albums of the past year.

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

15 music-related gift ideas to make the holiday season a little less crummy.

The Top 50 Goth Songs

50 great songs from its progenitors and roots to its most radical interpretations.