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The best albums of 2022

The 50 Best Albums of 2022

The debuts, comebacks, cult favorites and blockbusters that defined a year

best songs of 2022

The 100 Best Songs of 2022

Our favorite anthems, bangers, ballads and rippers of the past year

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The 12 Best Reissues of 2022

A look back at the remastered, expanded and back-in-print gems of the past year.

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The 30 Best Metal Albums of 2022

The best, heaviest music from a stacked if unusual year

Great albums you missed fall 2022

20 Great Albums You Might Have Missed from Summer/Fall 2022

Let the games begin. Year-end season is officially open, and Treble’s set to unveil our…

31 bands that should be in the rock and roll hall of fame

31 Bands that should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Let’s just get this out of the way: Awards and ceremonies are a dubious measure…

The 50 Best hardcore albums of the 21st century

The 50 Best Hardcore Albums of the 21st Century

A 50-album survey of an extended, exciting era for hardcore

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The 150 Best Albums of the 1980s

A look back at one of the greatest decades of musical innovation.

Best Albums of 2022 So Far

The 33 Best Albums of 2022 So Far

The best records from the halfway point

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A History of Shoegaze in 45 Essential Songs

Tracing the roots of a genre with a peculiar name and an immaculate sound

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A History of Indie Folk in 45 Albums

There’s always been something special about the sound of a solitary singer with an acoustic…

Warp Records: 20 Essential Albums

Warp Records: 30 Essential Albums

20 of our favorite albums from the legendary UK label.

Best songs of the 2000s

The 150 Best Songs of the 2000s

We revisit the 2000s to once again survey its greatest musical moments

Best Albums of 2021 so far

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.…

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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A History of Alt-Country in 40 Essential Tracks

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

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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.