This year, Pitchfork will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Even if our site has grown to include many things over the past quarter of the century – including ambitious share stories and reporting, podcasts, video documentaries, and music festivals spanning both continents – deep criticism of music and exploration have always been at the heart of our mission. Since 1996, our writers have reviewed more than 28,000 (!) Albums, documenting the changing music scene. (more on the albums there that very good. more there that fear.) To make it easier to navigate our many archives, we created the Pitchfork Review Explorer, an interactive tool designed to help you find new albums, rediscover old ones, and enjoy some great writing in the process.
Here’s how it works: Type in the name of an artist in the search bar, select the artist from the dropdown menu, and view their reviews, including reviews of the same artists (as specified in backend of Spotify’s algorithm), arranged by marking a graphic interface. You can also filter the results to show which album recommendations are designated to be released as “Best New Music”, and sort reviews by date.
Lots of changes in the last two and a half decades of Pitchfork, both practical and spiritual. For some reason, our most up -to -date review has been lost on various CMS migrations, so those who already have an archive on the site will only go back to 1999. Likewise, the current Pitchfork review shows the continued growth of the site and more illuminated and including the space than it is returned. in the sun. All you can get is to show the time and staff its time, for better or worse.
Try it HERE. Happy exploring.