Posts By Larry Fitzmaurice

Diplo: Europa EP

Despite trending toward pop in recent years, the globetrotting producer turns to European and African rappers to help him find new inspiration—or at least try.

Broken Social Scene: Let’s Try the After Vol. 1 EP

A pleasant palate-cleanser after the nourishing Hug of Thunder, the Canadian collective’s latest EP tackles familiar modes in capable fashion, while offering moments of life-affirming beauty.

The Chainsmokers: Sick Boy

Trading away the dance-pop trifles of their hits for a faceless stylistic shuffle, the duo seems to be tiring of itself, too.

Sia & Scott Walker: Vox Lux OST

If a soundtrack to a troubled movie that features half Sia songs and half Scott Walker compositions sounds at the very least interesting, rest assured, it is not.

Kodie Shane: Young HeartThrob

On her debut LP, the young Atlanta rapper and singer avoids guests and try-hard hits while embracing a voice that runs like water.

Daft Punk: Homework

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit Daft Punk’s debut, the duo’s greatest illusion yet.

Mumford & Sons: Delta

Having shed the beardy affect and folksy shuffle, the band could now slip mostly unnoticed between Imagine Dragons and twenty one pilots, but their newly palatable sound could really use more quirks.

Fleet Foxes: First Collection 2006 – 2009

The box set collects the pure pleasures of Fleet Foxes’ early years including a smattering of B-sides and rarities that reveal the band’s long-running beatific spirit.