Let’s just get this out of the way: Awards and ceremonies are a dubious measure…
Can, Os Mutantes, Prince, David Bowie, Shuggie Otis, Sturgill Simpson and more
Our favorite re-releases, archival entries and compilations of the year.
Hear an excerpt from their 1975 live session.
The best new releases of the past month, from desert blues to progressive metalcore.
Where to begin with the avant garde German psychedelic band.
Plus Shabaka and the Ancestors, Sudan Archives, Terry Riley, Kim Gordon and more.
The 79-year-old musician was found in the band’s studio.
A career-spanning A- and B-side retrospective that proves Can could do singles as well as anyone else.
Hear rare track “Turtles Have Short Legs.”
“He fell asleep peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones.”
Concert to feature members of Sonic Youth, London Symphony Orchestra.
10 songs that take up a lot of vinyl real estate.
Band’s entire discography to be available — individually — on vinyl for first time in years.
The first 50 of our favorite tracks from the 1970s.
The fifty percussionists we couldn’t jam without.
We pay tribute to LCD Soundsystem with our own mixtape.
Personal Best 1972
Best of 1971