The new albums that moved us most this year. Starring Blu & Exile, Colter Wall, HAIM, Jess Williamson, North Americans, Tan Cologne, and more.
Releases that, while short in length, made bold artistic statements, splashing introductions, and exciting forays into unique sounds.
We asked our staff, friends, and other fellow writers to chime in on the new albums they loved most this year.
Ironic memes are the new anger.
Gathering 25 of our favorite releases so far in a year of pain, growth and unity.
Riffs & Rhymes staff members chime in on their most anticipated albums of the year.