Tag Archives: Pitchfork

The Unknown Best Albums of 2016

There used to be a time when favorite albums lists came out and I would know each and every one of them.  Then Napster came along and the floodgates were open and I can guarantee that at 2 or more of the albums from a top ten list come from artists that I’ve never heard. […]

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Why rank music?

I once had a Classic Rock Program Director tell me that when he compiled his stations Top 200 songs of all time,  he put “Comfortably Numb” in the #1 spot ahead of “Stairway to Heaven” just to mess with this audience. I can see how some people might be up in arms with this minor […]

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Pitchfork People Speak

The people who love the music website Pitchfork have spoken and what they love is the band Radiohead.  Pitchfork is celebrating its 15th Anniversary and they asked their readers to list their favorite albums from 1996-2011.  Radiohead had 4 albums in the top 20.  Judging from the list, the top 5 artists based solely on albums […]

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