The best music from 2016 meant more than usual this year.
Why we like the music we do is a matter of personal history—and in at least one case, a profound experience of hearing David Bowie.
Music writing and music enthusiasm don’t mix—let’s change that. With the help of an army of YouTube commenters, we gush over our selections for the 31 best albums of the year.
A full calendar year of only listening to music that was released in 2013 comes down to this: The Morning News Editor’s Choice Awards for the 19 best albums of the year.
A year’s worth of music listening, whittled down to the core. Because in the end, there can be only 10.
It’s the end of the year, and time to sum it up: Ten albums, all great, no filler.
The past 10 years have upturned the music world, and we’re all better for it. A countdown of the year’s best music, and the artist of the decade is named.
After 12 months of listening, only 10 records remain.
Because album lists shouldn’t happen only once a year. Rounding out the ‘80s, music from the year America chose wrong.
Because album lists shouldn’t happen only once a year. Now arriving within two decades of the present day.
Because year-end album lists shouldn’t happen just once a year. In this installment: The lists and timeline converge.
In the past 12 months thousands of albums were released, but there are only 10 you’ll need to remember.