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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Chris Richards picks his top 10 albums of 2011

The year’s best in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  The Weeknd, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Pistol Annies, Katy B, Drake, Bluebrain, Bon Iver, Real Estate, James Blake, Fauna

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Predicting Pitchfork’s top 10 albums of 2011

An annual December tradition.

By David Malitz  |  12:09 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Bon Iver, Girls, M83, Drake, St. Vincent, Shabazz Palaces, James Blake, Tune-Yards, Real Estate, PJ Harvey

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/05/2011

October: 2011’s top buzz acts return to D.C.

James Blake, Tune-Yards, Wild Flag and Odd Future all make return trips to the area. We revisit our reviews of their concerts from earlier this year.

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Tune-Yards, James Blake, Wild Flag, Odd Future

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/09/2011

The buddy system: This season finds pop stars joining forces

Big-name pop stars are linking arms this season, both in the studio and on the road.

By Chris Richards  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Kanye West, Jay-Z, Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies, Bon Iver, James Blake, Wild Flag, SuperHeavy, Lou Reed, Metallica

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Taking sides: What if the VMAs were actually about videos, music and awards?

Click Track picks music videos they believe are worthy of some recognition.

By Click Track  |  01:48 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  James Blake, New Pornogrphers, World Order

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Juanes to be honored at Kennedy Center; Bon Iver and James Blake song premieres; Was there a ukulele record set in Bethesda last night?

By David Malitz  |  09:43 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Juanes, Bon Iver, James Blake

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Taking sides: Picking the Mercury Prize winner

Adele is almost a lock to win the prestigious British award, but the field is filled with strong choices.

By Click Track  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Adele, Katy B, James Blake, Anna Calvi

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Ja Rule to jail; Adele leads Mercury Prize nominees; Beauty Pill begins experiment

By David Malitz  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Ja Rule, Adele, James Blake, PJ Harvey, Beauty Pill, Matthew Sweet

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Taking sides: Top 5 albums of 2011 — so far

Albums by Bon Iver, Adele and [Expletive] Up are among the year’s best at the halfway point.

By David Malitz, Allison Stewart and Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  [Expletive] Ip, Destroyer, Yuck, Bill Callahan, Dirty Beaches Adele, PJ Harvey, My Morning Jacket, Gil Scott-Heron, Jamie XX, Bon Iver, Katy B, James Blake, Trouble

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011

In concert: James Blake at Rock & Roll Hotel

By Chris Richards  |  01:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  James Blake

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/21/2011

MP3s meet reality at South by Southwest

Washington Post pop music critic Chris Richards reviews SXSW 2011.

By Chris Richards  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  SXSW, Odd Future, James Blake, Toro y Moi, Nite Jewel, Dirty Beaches, Kanye West, The Strokes

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Taking sides: Who needs to impress at SXSW?

Which acts need to deliver standout performances at the annual music conference?

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Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  SXSW, James Blake, The Strokes, Lil B

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010

How did we do at predicting the Pitchfork top ten?

We got the top four right -- not in order, but close! Pitchfork announced its best albums of 2010 list on Friday, ( i.e. 10,000 years ago in Internet time), so please pardon this late post-mort. But way back on...

By Click Track  |  02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells, Titus Andronicus, Vampire Weekend