Today, I am very proud to share something our users have been hard at work on. Under the direction of kyle is hk, a rather large group of us have voted and ranked our Top 50 Albums of 2000-2015. You can hit the replies to read our list (complete with blurbs from the users), see what artists got the most votes, look at each year's top three albums and discuss what should or shouldn't have made the list. Then, you can head over to this thread to participate in our Top Albums of the 90s list. Awesome work, everyone; what a time to be alive.
Aaron Mook on 07/08/15 - 07:50 AM
Buzzfeed has posted a new listicle about some of our BFFs, entitled "21 Newer Bands You Should Definitely Check Out If You're Desperately Missing '90s and '00s Emo." Featuring the likes of Dads, Glocca Morra and even broken up bands like Snowing, and not much description, the list is a fine way to pat yourself on the back for being slightly ahead of Buzzfeed.
Blake Solomon on 11/15/13 - 01:45 PM
Rolling Stone have posted their "100 Greatest Debut Albums of All Time" list.
A note on how we made the list: Albums got docked points if the artist went on to far greater achievements (which is why Please, Please Me and Greetings from Asbury Park, great as they are, didn't made the top ten); conversely, we gave a little extra recognition to great debut albums that the artist never matched (hello, Is This It and Illmatic!). We also skipped solo debuts by artists who were already in well-known bands, which is why you won’t see John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band or Paul Simon. We focused, instead, on debuts that gave you the thrill of an act arriving fully-formed, ready to reinvent the world...
Jason Tate on 03/28/13 - 03:39 PM
Read NPR's "50 Most Influential Records of the Decade" here.

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Kyle Huntington on 01/04/11 - 08:06 AM
Amazon has published their lists for their favorite albums of the year. What do you think?
Matthew Tsai on 12/08/10 - 03:35 PM
NPR released a list of its 50 favorite albums of 2010.

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Blake Solomon on 12/01/10 - 10:27 AM
AOL Radio has posted a list of the '100 Worst Songs Ever.'
Rohan Kohli on 09/13/10 - 02:31 PM
Spin magazine's 20 best songs of summer list can be read here.
Blake Solomon on 09/09/10 - 09:16 AM
Read A.V. Club's list of 28 gleeful breakup songs here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/07/10 - 05:41 PM
Pitchfork released a list of the top 50 music videos of the 90s. What did they leave off?

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Blake Solomon on 08/24/10 - 08:27 AM
AOL Radio posted a list of the 10 Worst Album Covers of 2010 (So Far).
Rohan Kohli on 08/13/10 - 10:48 AM
Paste has picked its 10 best songs by the Ramones. What do you think?
Steve Henderson on 06/15/10 - 08:01 PM
Amazon has picked its best music of 2010 so far. Look for our mid-year lists in a month or so.
Steve Henderson on 05/18/10 - 09:58 AM
Paste has posted its list of 25 albums they are looking forward to this summer.
Steve Henderson on 05/04/10 - 08:38 PM
Head over to Paste to see a list of Slash's Top 10 Guitar Riffs of All Time.
Steve Henderson on 02/10/10 - 09:13 PM
The war is still raging. The music industry of the old is fucked, and they've been since the beginning of the decade. Oh, the glorious .mp3. But, somewhat miraculously, good music manages to wiggle through the corporate bullshit and desperate measures. There are self-released forces of nature, new bands with mind-blowing masterpieces, and an off-the-main-path Internet community that grows bigger with each messageboard post. This decade was ours for the taking, and we took it.

Before you embark on the staff of AP.net's Top Albums of the Decade, there are a couple things you should know. We've recognized how impossible it would be to compile an entire staff list because 1) we're all too...
Steve Henderson on 01/17/10 - 08:30 AM
It wouldn't be the end of 2009 unless AbsolutePunk posted its End of the Year lists, now would it? You're right, it wouldn't. Now live for your critiquing pleasure, here is our mass collection of band and industry EOTY lists. Also in the bunch are our personal lists and the Staff Compiled Top 30 Albums of 2009. And the Album of the Year goes to...
Julia Conny on 12/22/09 - 10:15 PM
Paste has posted its Top 25 Albums of 2009.
Steve Henderson on 12/15/09 - 07:38 PM
Billboard have posted their list of the best chart-performing artists of the decade.

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Blake Solomon on 12/15/09 - 11:35 AM
James Montgomery has issued his list of the top 25 songs of 2009.

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Blake Solomon on 12/09/09 - 09:51 AM
We're still collecting for our band and business folk End of the Year Lists. Bands, labels, publicists, managers and so on, email eoty@absolutepunk.net if you'd like to get in on the action. You can see our lists from 2008 for examples.
Julia Conny on 12/02/09 - 11:59 AM
It's that time of year: End of the Year Lists. Calling all bands, labels, managers and publicists - send us a list of your bands' and your favorite albums of 2009, and we'll add it to our annual collection of industry and musicians best-ofs. You can shoot emails to julia.conny@absolutepunk.net. But for now, let us reminisce about 2008 and 2007.
Julia Conny on 11/10/09 - 02:39 PM
Paste Magazine has a list of their favorite records of the decade here. Good or bad list?

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Blake Solomon on 11/02/09 - 09:03 AM
Paste has a feature with 10 killer rock photos from the upcoming book Who Shot Rock & Roll, with exclusive commentary from the book's editor.
Steve Henderson on 10/07/09 - 07:16 PM
Gigwise has posted another list chronicling the "Worst Albums of the 2000's." Can't we celebrate the good instead?

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Blake Solomon on 09/23/09 - 08:40 AM
Brian Cook (These Arms Are Snakes, Russian Circles, Botch) recently spoke with Indiepit, and gave a list of his top 500 songs of the past decade, with introduction.
Adam Pfleider on 09/16/09 - 09:45 AM
Steve Henderson on 09/09/09 - 08:10 PM
Well we all posted our mid-year Top 10 lists here, and now MTV's James Montgomery has posted his.
Steve Henderson on 07/15/09 - 10:35 AM
Amazon has named its 100 Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time. Agree or disagree with their picks?
Steve Henderson on 03/31/09 - 07:58 PM
Amazon MP3 has named its 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time. Agree or disagree?
Steve Henderson on 01/27/09 - 11:05 AM
Having listened to over 1,500 albums last year, does an Atlanta-based tax accountant have the most comprehensive end of the year list out there?
Steve Henderson on 01/15/09 - 07:40 AM
The 100 best selling albums of 2008 on Amazon MP3 can be seen here.
Steve Henderson on 01/07/09 - 01:04 PM
Howard Wolfson (former Communications Director for the Hillary Clinton campaign) has posted his Best Albums of 2008 on his blog. Check it out - you will likely be surprised.
Steve Henderson on 01/06/09 - 08:56 PM
Paste have posted their Top 10 Live Acts of 2008.
Steve Henderson on 12/22/08 - 09:17 PM
Rolling Stone has named its Top 100 Singles of 2008. Thoughts?
Steve Henderson on 12/22/08 - 07:24 AM
Pitchfork have named their Top 50 Albums of the Year.
Steve Henderson on 12/19/08 - 10:05 AM
Well, you crapped on him for his selections for the year's best songs, so why not see if you agree with James Montgomery's list of 2008's Best Albums a little more? For added entertainment, James tossed up another video of his thoughts. Don't forget to delight in the comments from rabid Britney loyalists as well.
Steve Henderson on 12/17/08 - 08:59 AM
James Montgomery has posted a response to the responses on his Best Songs of 2008. There is also video included so AP.net users can make fun of him and/or develop unhealthy crushes.
Steve Henderson on 12/11/08 - 02:00 PM
Rolling Stone has named its Top 50 Albums of 2008. Keep an eye out for the Jonas Brothers beating out Nas, The Raconteurs, and Of Montreal. I only wish I was joking.
Steve Henderson on 12/10/08 - 03:53 PM
James Montgomery has posted his list of 2008's best songs. What do you think?
Steve Henderson on 12/10/08 - 10:14 AM
BBC have published their Sound of 2009 Longlist, which results from a poll of 130 UK music critics and broadcasters asking about the best up-and-coming acts for 2009. You can view the list here; a final winner will be announced in January. Last year's winner was Adele, followed by Duffy, The Ting Tings and Glasvegas.
Paul Tao on 12/08/08 - 06:33 PM
Paul Tao on 12/02/08 - 02:35 PM
In honor of Halloween, IGN has a list of their 10 creepiest guitar riffs.
Steve Henderson on 10/31/08 - 07:20 AM
If you thought you were tough, this group has you beat by a landslide, or at least ten percent. Who are the top ten most notorious and ruthless rock managers? Find out here.
Julia Conny on 09/03/08 - 09:31 AM
Here is a list of the 10 best songs featured in commercials during the Olympics. Any others that should be added?
Steve Henderson on 08/19/08 - 10:45 AM
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