Quantcast

BETTER THAN A HIT:
A MIDYEAR ROCK PLAYLIST, EXPANDED

Rock’s not dead yet, boys and girls. The proof is this batch of irresistible songs released during the first half of 2017. You'll find a 30-song midyear playlist and commentary in Critics' Choice.

The most compelling case for rock’s ongoing viability on this playlist are those bands and artists who are making ecstatic, sophisticated music below the radar: Cotton Mather, Matthew Sweetpronoun, BNQT, Miranda Lee Richards, Big Thief and, last but not least, Chris Price.

...Listen here  

BATTLE OF THE
HITS LIST STARS
Celebrity faceoff (6/27a)
BIZ RESPONDS TO ROE V. WADE DECISION (UPDATE)
Artists and companies unite. (6/27a)
PERFORMERS SPEAK OUT AT GLASTO
Singers voice their dismay over the Supreme Court's latest decision. (6/27a)
COOPER PLANS TO DEPART WMG IN '23
See ya later, alligator. (6/23a)
NEAR TRUTHS: FROM THE MOUNTAINTOPS
I.B. Bad surveys the landscape. (6/22a)
SUPERSTAR RELEASES
Who's next?
MUSIC BIZ SPECIAL
It's Comic-Con for numbers geeks.
THE BIG CHEESE
Theories of evolution from 30,000 feet.
THE NEXT GIANT DEAL
A&R in overdrive.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)