Best Of

Celebrating the best of…

The 30 Best Bands of the Past 30 Years

We surveyed music since 1988 to determine the best groups in the game.

The 10 Best Reissues of 2017

The remasters, box sets and compilations that made our year.

The 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2017

The soul, improvisation and spirituality of jazz in 2017.

The Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums of 2017

10 Albums that brought the beats and science this year.

The Top 50 Albums of 2017

The best albums of an exhausting year.

top 100 songs of 2017

Top 100 Songs of 2017

Our favorite tracks from a long, complicated year.

2017 in quotes

2017: The Year in quotes

The highlights of our many notable on-the-record conversations of the year.

the best metal albums of 2017

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2017

The 20 albums that made heavy music great in 2017.

The worst musical moments of 2017

Fidget spinners, Bhad Bhabies, Senate candidates and more.

Overlooked albums 2017 Idles

Overlooked Albums 2017

10 great albums you might have missed, and we might have missed, but definitely deserve your attention.

Converge

The Top 66.6 Metal Albums of the Millennium

The best in heavy since the turn of the millennium.

The best indie rock albums of the '00s

Top 100 Indie Rock albums of the ’00s

The greatest sounds from a thrilling, if intangible movement.

The 30 best albums of 2017 so far

The Best Albums of 2017 So Far

Our 30 favorite records released in 2017 to date.

Treble’s 50 favorite bassists

Our 50 picks for holding down the low end.

the best electronic albums of the 90s

The Top 50 Electronic Albums of the ’90s

We look back at the best beats, drones, squelches and thumps of the ’90s.

Top 50 Protest Songs

Fight the power: The Top 50 protest songs

As we face a not-so-peaceful transition of power, we assemble our songs of protest.

The best hip-hop albums of 2016

The Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums of 2016

The best in beats and rhymes for the year.

The 10 Best Electronic Albums of 2016

The best beats, bleeps and drones of 2016.