Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures

In this first installment of classics week 2014, Anthony Fantano reviews a shirt.

Top-50 Albums of 2014

IT’S FINALLY HERE! MY 50 FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2014!

Top-50 Singles of 2014

LIST WEEK CONTINUES! This is a list of my 50 favorite singles this year. There have been a lot of fantastic songs to celebrate, and these are what I found to be the most interesting, entertaining, and replay-worthy.

Top-15 EPs of 2014

IT’S MY TOP-15 FAVORITE EPS OF 2014! EPs may not be as long as albums, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t great music on them, right? Here are some of my favorite short collections of tracks that dropped throughout the year. I didn’t get a chance to review all of them, but come away from this list knowing I think they’re all worth checking out.

Top-20 Music Videos of 2014

This is a video of my favorite music videos of 2014!

D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah

After 15 years of studio album silence, D’Angelo returns with a fantastic comeback record.

YUNOREVIEW: DECEMBER 2014

The magical monthly segment where I briefly touch down on a gauntlet of albums I didn’t get a chance to review this past month. These are just my short, straightforward, passionate, biased opinions.

Beyond Creation – Earthborn Evolution
Parkay Quarts – Content Nausea
The Neighbourhood – #000000 & #FFFFFF
Taylor Swift – 1989
Charli XCX – Sucker
Blockhead – Bells and Whistles
The Budos Band – Burnt Offering
Savages & Bo Ningen – Words To The Blind
Gazelle Twin – Unflesh
MONO – Rays of Darkness / The Last Dawn
Bent Knee – Shiny Eyed Babies
PRhyme – S/T
Theophilus London – Vibes

Hail Mary Mallon – Bestiary

Despite their immense talents, Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic orchestrate a relatively unrewarding esoteric lyricism slugfest on their sophomore album as Hail Mary Mallon.

OG Maco – OG Maco EP

With some pretty creative production backing him, Atlanta rapper OG Maco’s exuberance and extreme delivery distract from his need for better lyrics much of the time, but not all the time.

Death Grips – “Inanimate Sensation”

Death Grips drop a new single to tease toward the second half of their yet-to-be-completed double album, The Powers That B.