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Great Records You May Have Missed: Winter 2020

The best under-the-radar finds in hip-hop, rock, dance, and more

Get a primer on reggaeton, Latin trap, dembow and more

Te presentamos una colección de temas representativos del reggaeton, trap latino, dembow y más.

From the collected satire of The Hard Times to the queering of Karen Carpenter, these books captivated our staff and contributors this year.

From the return of Sunn O))) to Blood Incantation’s death-metal space odysseys to anarcha-feminists Ragana, these are the metal records we loved this year.

From J Balvin and Bad Bunny to Charli and Christine, and from Normani to the Chemical Brothers, here are the clips that ruled the year

Featuring Holly Herndon, Kali Malone, Fire-Toolz, and other voices from the fringe

Featuring Peggy Gou, Floating Points, Joy Orbison, and a lot of deep cuts

Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Doja Cat, and Young Thug, along with many exciting young upstarts

From Big Thief’s twin masterworks to Brittany Howard’s bold solo debut, these were the guitar records we loved most this year.

The artists who ruled the year, starring FKA twigs, Bon Iver, Kim Gordon, DaBaby, and more

The tracks that defined the year, starring Billie Eilish, Thom Yorke, Normani, Bad Bunny, and more

Upgrade your turntable setup with the latest gear to improve sound, maximize storage, and more

Kid-friendly synths, dongle keychains, floating speakers, and everything else for the most plugged-in music fans

From FKA twigs shoelaces to 2 Chainz bobbleheads to Burna Boy lighters, here are cool presents for the music obsessive on your list.

Our personal picks for the best clips of the decade

The records that made the decade, starring Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Bon Iver, Solange, Lana Del Rey, and many more

The defining tracks of the decade, starring Robyn, Drake, Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, SZA, and many more

The best under-the-radar finds in hip-hop, rock, dance, and more

The Best Gear to Take to Music Festivals

Here are the waterproof fanny packs, portable blankets, and Cardi B T-shirts you need to make every fest a success.