As streaming services continue to turn a nation of music fans into enthusiastic grazers, we offer the following pasture.
A ranked selection of notable new recordings we heard in December.
Pop music critic Chris Richard breaks down the best of the best of the past year.
Chris Richards and David Malitz discuss the very best pop music of 2014
The Washington drummer is joined by bassist William Parker and pianist Matthew Shipp.
The performances from the third annual holiday pop revue, ranked from best to Iggy Azalea.
Fourteen years after his last album, the R&B/soul has released another masterpiece.
On “The Pinkprint,” music seems like an afterthought next to the conversation surrounding it.
Jazz guitarist Anthony Pirog performs with his trio at the Fridge
Yet the Kennedy Center honoree’s life, as a soul singer and a preacher, has been all about connection.