Music Articles archive
Read A Kid Named Carl Stirs Up The Bach Musical Dynasty
March 8, 2014 – On his birth tricentennial, how Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach helped forge the music of the future.
Watch Gazelle Amber Valentine: 'Gender Is Not A Genre'
Read Possessed By Joy: A North American Drummer In Cuba
March 5, 2014 – Harris Eisenstadt spent two weeks studying percussion on the island. Here's what he found.
Watch The Legend Of Linda Perhacs, 'A Most Unlikely Rock Star'
March 5, 2014 – Perhacs released one album in 1970 that failed to find an audience — or so she thought.
Watch In Rio, A Universe Of Samba
Watch Robert Ashley: Opera's Misunderstood Innovator
Read Where Did All The Female Rappers Go?
Read Listening In Reel Life: The Pop Music Inside The Oscar Nominees
March 1, 2014 – Pop music is woven deeply into the performances and plots of many of the year's best movies.
Watch Music Takes Center Stage In Oscar-Nominated Documentaries
February 28, 2014 – 20 Feet from Stardom, The Square and The Lady in Number 6 use musicians to frame out big ideas.
Read What's With All The Drummers Leading Late-Night Bands?
February 27, 2014 – Robin DiMaggio, leader of The Arsenio Hall Show band, says ambidextrous drummers drive the band.
Watch ScHoolboy Q: 'I Call Myself All-American'
Watch Hearing Devotion In Pop's Details
Watch A Phony Article Epitomizes Hip-Hop's Struggling Underclass
February 20, 2014 – Was a rapper's counterfeit New York Times profile a stunt? Or proof of hip-hop's iron hierarchy?
Read Computer Love: Beats Music Wants To Be Your Everything
February 19, 2014 – Can a streaming music service offer the complete package?