Metacritic Features and Reports: Music

  1. The Freshman 15: 2016's Best Debut Albums

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    Published: December 8, 2016
    We rank the 15 best-reviewed debut albums of 2016.
  2. Music Monday (12/5): This Week's New Albums + Videos

    Music Monday (12/5): This Week's New Albums + Videos Image
    Published: December 5, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Justice, The xx, and Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus brand new streaming music from Run the Jewels, Burial, Car Seat Headrest, and more.
  3. Best of 2016: Music Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: November 28, 2016
    Over the next month, we'll be collecting year-end top 10 album lists from over 200 music critics, publications, record stores, and other sources. Find individual lists and this year's cumulative rankings inside.
  4. Music Monday (11/21): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: November 21, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Metallica, Kate Bush, and A Tribe Called Quest, plus brand new streaming music from The Weeknd, The Magnetic Fields, Childish Gambino, and more.
  5. Music Monday (11/14): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: November 14, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Chemical Brothers, The Flaming Lips, and Cloud Nothings, plus brand new streaming music from The xx, Run the Jewels, Childish Gambino, Thee Oh Sees, and more.
  6. Music Monday (11/7): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: November 7, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Metallica, Green Day, and Nick Cave, plus brand new streaming music from the Chemical Brothers, Sleigh Bells, Bob Dylan, Japandroids, and more.
  7. Best of October 2016: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: October 31, 2016
    Browse our handy guide to the best entertainment of the past month, with lists of the highest-scoring albums, video games, TV shows, and films released during October.
  8. Music Monday (10/31): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: October 31, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Grandaddy, The Shins, and Wilco, plus brand new streaming music from Mark Eitzel, AFI, Miranda Lambert, and more.
  9. Music Monday (10/24): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: October 24, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Flaming Lips, Oneohtrix Point Never, and D.R.A.M., plus brand new streaming music from Run the Jewels, Justice, Joanna Newsom, Pharrell Williams, and more.
  10. Music Monday (10/17): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: October 17, 2016
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Weeknd, Danny Brown, and Maroon 5, plus brand new streaming music from Leonard Cohen, American Football, Cloud Nothings, and more.
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