best songs of 2022

The 100 Best Songs of 2022

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


Essential Tracks This Week: Destroyer, Floating Points and more

A somewhat longer roundup of the week’s best new tracks.


Destroyer announces new album, LABYRINTHITIS

Hear new single “Tintoretto, It’s For You”

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Destroyer announces 2022 tour, Have We Met documentary

Watch the new 30-minute film, shot during Destroyer’s early 2020 ‘Have We Met’ tour.

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Top 50 Albums of 2020

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

best songs of 2020

Top 100 Songs of 2020

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

25 great rock songs with saxophone from the past decade

25 Great Rock Songs with saxophone from the past decade

An overview of some of the best songs of the past 10 years powered by woodwind.

Bonus Tracks: 10 More Essential Indie Rock Albums of the ’00s

A month-long series in which we expand some of our recent retrospective lists.

The 33 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

Our 33 favorite records in a deeply upsetting year, thus far.

most anticipated albums of 2020

The Most Anticipated Albums of 2020

These are the albums we can’t wait to hear in 2020.

Top 150 Albums of the 2010s

The 150 albums we love most from 2010-2019.

Destroyer new album

Destroyer announces new album, Have We Met

Hear new single “Crimson Tide.”

Merge Records 30th anniversary

Superchunk, Destroyer, Wye Oak to play MRG30 anniversary festival

Plus Fucked Up, Titus Andronicus, Hiss Golden Messenger and more.

Neko Case tour 2018

Neko Case announces fall headlining dates with Destroyer

Two New Pornographers for the price of one.

Destroyer vinyl reissues 2018

Merge announces two Destroyer vinyl reissues

Thief and City of Daughters due for release in May.

2017 in quotes

2017: The Year in quotes

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

The Best Albums of October 2017

Our favorite spins from the past 31 days.

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Album of the Week: Destroyer – ken

An album for the present day, inspired by Thatcher’s England.

Destroyer interview

Treating depravity: A conversation with Destroyer’s Dan Bejar

The Vancouver singer/songwriter delves deep into new album ken, nostalgia and cryptic naming practices.

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Destroyer shares new track, “Tinseltown Swimming in Blood,” announces 2018 tour

Dan Bejar circling North America in January and February.