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10 great records of 2018

Published Dec. 24, 2018

This year would have been my 30th or so voting in the respected annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll. Despite the fact that the Voice ceased publication this summer, I will make my list for 2018 and check it twice.


Some early contenders for my 2011 CD favorites

Published April 29, 2011

One third of the way through 2011, I've already started thinking about my annual Village Voice Pazz and Jop Poll ballot. Here are some early contenders for my ballot, so far.


My 2010 Pazz & Jop Ballot

Published Dec. 27, 2010

Each year for the past few decades, I've voted in the annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop music critics poll. Here is this year's ballot.


The best CDs of 2010 -- as seen from the halfway point

Published July 7, 2010

For the past 20-odd years I've been a "rock critic" voting in the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop poll of the year's releases. Here's my list so far for 2010. Please tell me what I might be missing.


Help me with my ballot

Published Dec. 8, 2008

Another December means assembling another annual ballot for the Village Voice's Pazz & Jop Poll, something I've been doing for a couple decades now. This is the first year I didn't keep a running list all year long. So, I feel like I'm missing something big.


2006 in music, so far

Published Aug. 13, 2006

It's definitely too soon to make any final judgments, but it's nearly mid-August and there are a few records that are shaping up to make Bobby Tanzilo's Village Voice Pazz & Jop Poll ballot for the year. At the moment, the list looks like this...