This is a statistical index to the Village Voice Pazz & Jop music critics poll, generated in the process of its tabulation for the last few years.
 
Click any linked column-heading to sort a table by that column. Click any album or song for an artist profile, or any voter for a voter profile.
 
Some explanation of the various esoteric metrics:
Similarity is calculated for albums, songs and artists based on voter overlap, and for ballots and voters based on album+song+artist overlap. The ballot and voter scores are weighted by album/song/artist popularity.
The Swell Season
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2009#173 of 2591
2008 
Albums
AlbumYearRankPointsVotesEnthusiasmKvltosisHipnessMetalismMonolithityVitality
The Swell Season · Strict Joy2009#16976107.6.715.566.011  
Bill Crandall · David Browne · David Peisner · Julie Seabaugh · Kasia Galazka · Keith Gribbins · Marc Hirsh · Simon Vozick-Levinson · Stephen Thompson · Steve Baltin
Similar Albums
.1402Sera Cahoone · Deer Creek Canyon  (2012)
.1072Soundtrack of Our Lives · Communion  (2009)
.0983Ida Maria · Fortress Round My Heart  (2009)
.0952Lianne La Havas · Is Your Love Big Enough?  (2012)
.0862Mates of State · Re-Arrange Us  (2008)
.0862Of Monsters and Men · My Head Is an Animal  (2012)
.0622Best Coast · The Only Place  (2012)
.0542Laura Marling · A Creature I Don't Know  (2011)
.0442The Antlers · Burst Apart  (2011)
.0433Avett Brothers · I and Love and You  (2009)
.0422Florence & the Machine · Ceremonials  (2011)
.0402Bruce Springsteen · Working on a Dream  (2009)
.0382Superchunk · I Hate Music  (2013)
.0323Mitski · Puberty 2  (2016)
.0312Beck · Modern Guilt  (2008)
.0312J√≥nsi · Go  (2010)
.0312The Roots · Rising Down  (2008)
.0294Grizzly Bear · Veckatimest  (2009)
.0282Wye Oak · Civilian  (2011)
.0272Antony & the Johnsons · The Crying Light  (2009)
.0272The National · Trouble Will Find Me  (2013)
Songs
SongYearRankVotesRemixSingularity
The Swell Season · "Fantasy Man"2009#58510 
Bill Forman
The Swell Season · "High Horses"2009#58510 
Rachel Leibrock
The Swell Season · "The Rain"2009#58510 
Marc Hirsh
Similar Artists
.1183Lianne La Havas
.1113The Dodos
.1112Sera Cahoone
.0992Soundtrack of Our Lives
.0742Doves
.0604Low
.0592Dessa
.0592Mates of State
.0563Ida Maria
.0543Santigold
.0522Banks
.0492Corin Tucker Band
.0492Of Monsters and Men
.0472Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
.0472Richard Thompson
.0464Avett Brothers
.0442Fitz & the Tantrums
.0442Silversun Pickups
.0433Jay-Z
.0422Mayer Hawthorne & the County
Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald / furia.com