[feature] New Year’s Count-Up: 2006 in five songs

Dec 28, 2012

Genres are bleeding in to one another more than ever.

[feature] 8 Releases That Defined Independent Music in 2012

Dec 28, 2012

The independent releases that defined the year's politics and prevailing sounds. It's not a best of.

[feature] New Year’s Count-Up: 2005 in five songs

Dec 27, 2012

Finally, I get to use the words "existential hootenanny."

[feature] New Year’s Count-Up: 2004 in five songs

Dec 26, 2012

Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, Britney Spears, Kanye West, and Joanna Newsom.

[feature] New Year’s Count-Up: 2003 in five songs

Dec 25, 2012

Jay-Z has 99 problems, though I'm told that not a single one of them is a bitch.

[feature] The 10 Best Animated Music Videos of 2012

Dec 25, 2012

All the best videos that didn't feature actual humans.

[feature] New Year’s Count-Up: 2002 in five songs

Dec 24, 2012

Wilco and The Flaming Lips break through while The Books and Avril Lavigne debut. Rhyme intentional.

[feature] Our 15 Favourite Artist Twitters of 2012

Dec 24, 2012

Look, we can all admit that we spend too much time on Twitter. At least make sure you're wasting your time on the right people.

[feature] New Year’s Count-Up: 2001 in five songs

Dec 23, 2012

Welcome to post-millenium indie rock.