Music Articles archive
Read A Rock Star, A Novelist And A Super-Producer Write A Musical
June 8, 2013 – John Mellencamp, Stephen King and T-Bone Burnett are the creators behind Ghosts of Darkland County.
Read Aoife O'Donovan: Digging Up Musical 'Fossils'
Read Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
June 7, 2013 – Download new music from Pretty Lights, !!!, Quasimoto, The Shouting Matches, Lorde and many more.
Watch Ben Tucker: Remembering A Bassist And Citywide Icon
June 6, 2013 – Tucker contributed to plenty of great recordings. But that barely begins to describe his legacy.
Watch Country Music's Year Of The Woman
Watch Hot 97's Summer Jam: A Referendum On Hip-Hop
Watch 'Becoming Traviata': A Look At Opera From Behind The Curtain
June 4, 2013 – For a film built from rehearsals on a bare stage, there's a surprising amount of drama.
Read Authentic Early Jazz, From A 23-Year-Old 'WomanChild'
June 3, 2013 – Vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant and pianist Aaron Diehl honor old traditions as young people.
Read Hello Muddah, Hello Drama: The Brief Bloom Of Parodist Allan Sherman
June 3, 2013 – Sherman's Jewish song sendups worked a tight niche. That's what made his crossover so surprising.
Watch How To Cover A Dance Track
Read Eleanor Friedberger Unashamed Of Her Favorite Sounds
June 2, 2013 – On her second solo release, the Fiery Furnaces singer proudly mines the music of her birth decade.
Watch Quadron: For Love Of The Slow Jam
Read City And Colour: A Musician Unplugs To Make A Connection
June 1, 2013 – Dallas Green, formerly of the post-hardcore group Alexisonfire, is making quieter music on his own.
Read Five Musicians Who Make Borrowing Sound Original
Read Homemade Music Before YouTube, Fruity Loops Or Bandcamp
May 30, 2013 – A new set catalogs the music of amateurs made between 1958 and '92 — when it wasn't so easy.