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The Origins and Influence of Brian Eno’s Pioneering Album Ambient 1: Music for Airports
In the latest episode of Pitchfork’s podcast, our critics revisit the legendary producer’s classic 1978 LP, which was recently featured in our Sunday Review series.
Jeff Tweedy on Rock Criticism, the Pitfalls of Music Snobbery, and His New Book
The musician and author discusses World Within a Song, in which he writes about 50 songs that rearranged his brain, Wilco’s new album, and more.
The 2023 Music Grab Bag: Trends, Scandals, and Theories
In this episode of the Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics talk about the rise of the musical theater girlie, the fall of the 1975’s Matty Healy, and more. Plus: Alvvays’ Molly Rankin reveals the song she wishes she wrote.
The Best, Worst, and Most Surprising Albums of 2023
In this episode of The Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics talk about some of their faves from our 50 Best Albums of 2023 list and lament a few of the year’s biggest disappointments.
Why the Replacements’ Tim Is the Best Reissue of 2023
In this episode of The Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics talk about the revelatory new version of the beloved rock band’s 1985 LP. Plus, Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson reveals his perfect-10 album.
Breaking Down Bad Bunny’s New Album and the Future of Puerto Rican Rap and Reggaeton
In this episode of The Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics dissect Bad Bunny’s latest and highlight a few new queer artists from Puerto Rico who are taking the island’s music to exciting new places.
Debating the Best Songs of 2023, Part Two
In this episode of the Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics battle it out over some of their favorite songs of the year, by artists including Troye Sivan, Kendrick Lamar, Big Thief and more. Plus: Devendra Banhart tells us all about his dream collaboration.
The Good, the Bad, and the Swiftie of Taylor’s Eras Tour Concert Film
In this episode of The Pitchfork Review podcast, our critics wade through the ups and downs of the pop superstar’s new record-breaking live movie.