Lists

The 40 Best Albums of 2005

The 40 best albums of 2005, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2006 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2004

The 40 best albums of 2004, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2005 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2003

The 40 best albums of 2003, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2004 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2002

The 40 best albums of 2002, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2003 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 2001

The 20 best albums of 2001, ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2002 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 2000

The 20 best albums of 2000, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list originally appeared in the January 2001 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1999

The 20 best albums of 1999, ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2000 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1998

The 20 best albums of 1998, ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1999 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1997

The finest full-lengths of 1997, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1998 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1996

Keeping score on where it's at. [This list was originally published in the January 1997 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 26, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1995

Moby unlocks techno, trip-hop arrives, and Polly Harvey returns as a devil in a red dress. [This list was originally published in the January 1996…
By: SPIN Staff / February 26, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1994

Courtney takes the cake, while Beck can't lose. [This list was originally published in the December 1994 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 26, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1993

The 20 best albums of 1993, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1994 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 25, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1992

The 20 best albums of 1992, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the December 1992 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 13, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1991

The 20 best albums of 1991, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the December 1991 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 13, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1990

SPIN's picks for 1990. [This list was originally published in the December 1990 issue of SPIN.]…
By: Jim Greer / February 13, 2014

Bad Romance: The 35 Bitterest Songs Ever

Murder! Suicide! Murder-suicide! In time for Valentine's Day, a compendium of pop's most genius works of staggering heartbreak, with sentiments just caustic enough to make…
By: SPIN Staff / February 13, 2014

Rap-Rock: From ‘Punk Rock Rap’ to Mook Nation

Back in the 1970s, when Afrika Bambaataa dropped the Rolling Stones' "Honky Tonk Women" into his DJ set at, say, the Bronx River Community Center,…
By: Charles Aaron / February 11, 2014

Read Charles Aaron’s May 2010 ‘Scenes From a Marriage,’ Celebrating SPIN’s 25th Anniversary

I've been working at SPIN since fax machines were indispensable and phone conversations were unavoidable; and my tangential relationship with the magazine goes back to…
By: Charles Aaron / February 11, 2014

Charles Aaron’s Greatest Hits

Last week marked the first that SPIN has been without Charles Aaron editing and galvanizing its pages full-time since 1998 — it wouldn't be maudlin to say…
By: SPIN Staff / February 11, 2014
Page 5 of 22