We took Metacritic's Best of 2013 meta-list and suggested an underappreciated alternative to each.
We finish our series by looking at the exciting path Solange and her label have charted for R&B in 2014.
How Syracuse noise-punks Perfect Pussy helped the cassette tape become so much more than a piece of nostalgia.
You can even buy them, too!
2013's best music podcasts, with links to individual episodes to make this as easy on you as possible. Get downloading.
We asked our video producer Daniel Busheikin to choose five Chart TV videos from 2013 that he'll most fondly remember. Here's what he picked.
Read why Yeezus dominated 2013 with godly ambition and political sensitivity.
Phedre, Speedy Ortiz, White Poppy, Fiver, and more look back at 2013 and forward to 2014.
Daft Punk's "living samples" of Nile Rodgers and Giorgio Moroder, and how this year's dance music went back to go forward.
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