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.
Purity Ring
Ranks
2016 
2015#124 of 2068
2014 
2013 
2012#44 of 2213
2011#495 of 2725
2010 
2009 
2008 
Albums
AlbumYearRankPointsVotesEnthusiasmKvltosisHipnessMetalismMonolithityVitality
Purity Ring · Another Eternity2015#1226979.9.682.710.014 .000
Calum Marsh · Emily Zemler · Jason Ferguson · Kim Taylor Bennett · Liz Ohanesian · Melissa Fossum · Sarah Ventre
Similar Albums
.0722Health · Death Magic  (2015)
.0542Neneh Cherry & the Thing · The Cherry Thing  (2012)
.0482Titus Andronicus · Local Business  (2012)
.0402Purity Ring · Shrines  (2012)
.0382Arctic Monkeys · AM  (2013)
.0382Paramore · Paramore  (2013)
.0363Tame Impala · Currents  (2015)
.0284St. Vincent · St. Vincent  (2014)
.0272The Weeknd · Beauty Behind the Madness  (2015)
.0262Lorde · Pure Heroine  (2013)
.0252Drake · If You're Reading This It's Too Late  (2015)
.0233FKA Twigs · Lp1  (2014)
.0222Drake · Nothing Was the Same  (2013)
.0222Jenny Lewis · The Voyager  (2014)
Purity Ring · Shrines2012#45163208.2.594.828.015.774 
Adam Bregman · Althea Legaspi · Andrew Miller · Brian Orloff · Caitlin White · Calum Marsh · Jason Ferguson · Jeff Gage · Jessica Suarez · Jonah Flicker · Jose Duran · Katherine St. Asaph · Kenneth Partridge · Kenyon Hopkin · Leor Galil · Mehan Jayasuriya · Rachel Shimp · Ramit Singh · Sal Cinquemani · Shawn Anderson
Similar Albums
.1996Chromatics · Kill for Love  (2012)
.1365Jessie Ware · Devotion  (2012)
.1363Crystal Castles · III  (2012)
.1283David Bazan · Curse Your Branches  (2009)
.1203Charli XCX · True Romance  (2013)
.1032R√∂yksopp · Senior  (2010)
.0996Grimes · Visions  (2012)
.0955Beach House · Bloom  (2012)
.0923Lykke Li · Youth Novels  (2008)
.0845Sky Ferreira · Night Time, My Time  (2013)
.0832Eternal Summers · Correct Behavior  (2012)
.0832Ladytron · Velocifero  (2008)
.0832Niki and the Dove · Instinct  (2012)
.0814Gorillaz · Plastic Beach  (2010)
.0794Dirty Projectors · Swing Lo Magellan  (2012)
.0794Sharon Van Etten · Tramp  (2012)
.0783Bat for Lashes · The Haunted Man  (2012)
.0762Patrick Wolf · Lupercalia  (2011)
.0762Tnght · Tnght  (2012)
.0703Laura Marling · Once I Was an Eagle  (2013)
Songs
SongYearRankVotesRemixSingularity
Purity Ring · "Bodyache"2015#23320 
Caitlin White · David Sikorski
Purity Ring · "Begin Again"2015#46510 
Melissa Fossum
Purity Ring · "Flood on the Floor"2015#46510 
Zachary Smith
Purity Ring · "Fineshrine"2012#44100.700
Adrien Begrand · Audra Schroeder · Brandon Stosuy · Caitlin White · Jeff Gage · John Everhart · Mark Jenkins · Robert Bishop · Shawn Anderson · Simon Vozick-Levinson
Similar Songs
.1402Paul Banks · "The Base"  (2012)
.1134Grimes · "Oblivion"  (2012)
.1093Kendrick Lamar · "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe"  (2012)
.1072Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti · "Only in My Dreams"  (2012)
.1072Young Thug · "Best Friend"  (2015)
.0862Cold Cave · "The Great Pan Is Dead"  (2011)
.0862Katy B · "5 AM"  (2014)
.0683Alvvays · "Archie, Marry Me"  (2014)
.0683Best Coast · "Boyfriend"  (2010)
.0672Sky Ferreira · "You're Not the One"  (2013)
.0663Arcade Fire · "Reflektor"  (2013)
.0622Chvrches · "Recover"  (2013)
.0512Lana Del Rey · "West Coast"  (2014)
.0482Grimes · "Genesis"  (2012)
.0462Frank Ocean · "Bad Religion"  (2012)
.0462Radiohead · "Lotus Flower"  (2011)
.0442Beach House · "Norway"  (2010)
.0442James Blake · "Retrograde"  (2013)
.0403Japandroids · "The House That Heaven Built"  (2012)
.0382Pains of Being Pure at Heart · "Young Adult Friction"  (2009)
Purity Ring · "Lofticries"2012#25310 
 2011#62710 
Nic Hernandez · Sean Brady
Purity Ring · "Belispeak II"2012#44910 
Ramit Singh
Purity Ring · "Obedear"2012#44910 
Carter Maness
Purity Ring · "Ungirthed"2011#70901.000
Alex Ostroff · Amy Phillips · Carrie Battan · Jeff Klingman · Marc Hogan · Mark Richardson · Marty Brown · Sal Cinquemani · Sean Fennessey
Similar Songs
.1482Patrick Wolf · "The City"  (2011)
.0742Bully · "I Remember"  (2015)
.0742Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx · "I'll Take Care of U"  (2011)
.0632Charli XCX · "You (Ha Ha Ha)"  (2013)
.0592Jamie xx · "Gosh"  (2015)
.0563EMA · "California"  (2011)
.0522Kelly Rowland (ft. Lil Wayne) · "Motivation"  (2011)
.0514Azealia Banks · "212"  (2011)
.0492Japandroids · "Young Hearts Spark Fire"  (2009)
.0472Florence & the Machine · "Shake It Out"  (2011)
.0472Girls · "Vomit"  (2011)
.0394Robyn · "Dancing on My Own"  (2010)
.0392La Roux · "Bulletproof"  (2009)
.0372Sky Ferreira · "Everything Is Embarrassing"  (2012)
.0342Lil Wayne (ft. Cory Gunz) · "6 Foot 7 Foot"  (2011)
.0322Courtney Barnett · "Depreston"  (2015)
.0322Robyn · "Call Your Girlfriend"  (2011)
.0303Jay-Z and Kanye West · "Niggas in Paris"  (2011)
.0302Bat for Lashes · "Daniel"  (2009)
.0253Kanye West (ft. Pusha T) · "Runaway"  (2010)
Purity Ring · "Belispeak"2011#23530 
Dale W Eisinger · Lauren Reskin · Marcos Hassan
Similar Songs
.0742Gang Gang Dance · "Glass Jar"  (2011)
.0272Wild Flag · "Romance"  (2011)
Similar Artists
.2475Icona Pop
.1929Chromatics
.1859Cults
.17628Grimes
.1759Crystal Castles
.17116Sky Ferreira
.16711Disclosure
.16314Daft Punk
.1548Zola Jesus
.15313Bat for Lashes
.15015Charli XCX
.14911Chvrches
.14317Lana Del Rey
.1437Santigold
.1329Jessie Ware
.1277White Lung
.1275Wild Nothing
.12618Sleigh Bells
.12513Best Coast
.1237Converge
.1237Katy B
Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald / furia.com