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December 5, 2011 This year was about changing perspectives. American string quartet Brooklyn Rider revealed a warmer Philip Glass and France's Ebène Quartet found a common thread from Mozart to Bruce Springsteen. Demdike Stare proved that dark techno can be breathtakingly beautiful and Conor Oberst reinvented himself as a rock star. The list of our 50 favorite records of 2011 continues with Bright Eyes, Brooklyn Rider and more artists from B to E.
June 14, 2011 If you're looking for the best of 2011's first half in virtually every major musical genre, here's a good starting point. The list of our 25 favorite albums of the year (so far) continues with Bon Iver and more artists from B to D.
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January 23, 2011 The English duo of Miles Whittaker and Sean Canty makes eerie, ambient music that you can't help but lose yourself in. Listen to Demdike Stare's new three-disc box set in its entirety until its release on Feb. 1.
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