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Interview: ‘The Band, The Scene... I Put It All In There’: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore On His Memoir of A Rock’n’roll Life; With cameos from William Burroughs and Iggy Pop, Sonic Life – the musician’s new autobiography – chronicles his long relationship with Kim Gordon and life at the vanguard of US indie-rock

Brian Eno’s New Illuminated Turntable Does More Than Spin Records; Record player doubles as an artwork and can be yours for a mere $25,000

Review: Dua Lipa, 'Houdini' Review, Vanishing Act Anthem Destined For Total Ubiquity

Review: Juliana Hatfield Sings ELO

Dua Lipa 'Houdini' (Official Music Video)

Groovy David Bowie Sings 'Fame' in 1975 on Soul Train

Review: Bombay Rickey 'Cowboys and Indian'; Brooklyn based band Bombay Rickey are aural mixologists

Dead Ringers; New Wave Of AI Technology And The Music Industry’s Push To Double Down On Nostalgia—Means That Long-Gone Singers Might Never Be Put To Rest

I Play Piano For Rescued Elephants; One Elephant would walk off if I played Schubert, but stay for hours for Beethoven

Guitars, Wash Boards, and Tea Chests: How Skiffle Became the 1950s Punk

Incredible Maps Reveal Where In The Body Different Types Of Music Are Felt - From Sad Songs In Your Chest To Happy Tunes In Your Toes

In An Ancient Church In Germany, A 639-Year Organ Performance of a John Cage Composition Is About To Have Its Next Note Change

‘I Want Her To Be Known As Her Own Artist’: Who Was The Real June Carter Cash? New Documentary Aims To Add Depth To The Story Of The Singer-Songwriter Who Was Often Just Referred To As The Wife Of Johnny Cash

'June' Official Trailer; New Doc of June Carter Cash

George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” Turns 100; Champion of the great American songbook reveals how Gershwin’s brother, Ira, shaped a musical masterpiece

Inside the Music Industry’s High-Stakes A.I. Experiments; Lucian Grainge (called “a killer shark” and “the smartest motherfucker in the music business”), the chairman of UMG, has helped record labels rake in billions of dollars from streaming. Can he do the same with generative artificial intelligence?

Review: Brian Eno Review; Rapturous Swell Of Ambient Beauty Amid A Sea Of High Drama

Interview: HorsegiirL Brings All The Boys to the Barn; Berlin’s favorite 'farm fatale'

Trance music is coming back. Evian Christ is part of the revival.

The Birthday Party: The Danger, Drugs And Rancour Behind Nick Cave’s Post-Punk Band; In His Explosive New Documentary Mutiny In Heaven, Director Ian White Explores The Contradictions At The Heart Of The Menacing Melbourne Band Destined For Self-Destruction

From the Beatles to Britney Spears, a History of Hidden Messages in Songs

Noema: The Sounds of Invisible Worlds; Like the microscope and the telescope did centuries ago, new technologies to capture and analyze sound are leading to startling discoveries about what the eyes cannot see

Interview: It’s Giving Peggy Gou

Peggy Gou, (It Goes Like) Nanana, Official Video

New Book: Willie Nelson Shares How He Wrote 'On the Road Again': 'The Story Of My Life'

Doug Bielmeier on His New Album "Music for Billionaires"

Paul McCartney on Writing “Day Tripper”; In an excerpt from The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, the Grammy Award winner reminisces about the inspiration behind the Beatles hit.

Archive Archaeology: The Seventies Success and Demise of Mama Lion

Mama Lion, 'Give It Everything I've Got' 1973 (Full Album)

Dream Trio Soundcheck

God is a DJ: the Jesuit Priest Who Runs Avant Garde Electronica Nights

Music Review: Santa Chiara and Her New Album 'Imported'; "Chiara D’Anzieri was something of a child prodigy in her native Italy"

'They Shot The Piano Player' Official Trailer (2023), Celebratory Origin Story of the Bossa Nova movement

Yoko Ono: Her 20 Greatest Songs – Ranked!

Yoko Ono ’I’m Not Getting Enough, From Life’ (Dave Aude Club Mix)

Interview: ‘To Be A Girl Is To Always Be Performing’: Hannah Diamond On Pink, Punk And Making The Pop Album Of The Year

Lauran Hibberd: Confessions and Libations of a Garageband Superstar

Musician Devendra Banhart Explains Why He Burned His Diaries While Making His New Album; Los Angeles-based musician delves into the process behind the making of his album, Flying Wig

CREEM Magazine Returns; Iconic rock and roll magazine from the 1960s is back and just as relevant and snotty as ever

Beyond White Noise: How Different ‘Color’ Sounds Help or Hurt

How Our Sense of Smell Changes The Colors We See

'Goth: A History' Review; by Lol Tolhurst, founding member of The Cure

Sir Rod Stewart turns down huge Saudi Arabia offer to 'shine a light' on injustices; Star rejected the lucrative deal over its discrimination against women, LGBTQ+ people and the brutal silencing of its critics

'The Stones and Brian Jones'; Official Trailer; Rolling Stones Documentary

Bernie Taupin, Elton John’s lyricist, Would Like To Have a Word; New Book; Music Scene of the 1970s, ’80s and ‘90s

Chuck D on His New Graphic Novel and the ‘Madness’ of US Gun Culture; Public Enemy frontman talks about why he returned to his first love of art to create a book about the violence dividing his country

Gagosian Quarterly: Anohni, 'My Back Was A Bridge For You To Cross' British-born, New York–based artist ANOHNI returned with her sixth studio album, My Back Was a Bridge for You to Cross, this past summer. Here she speaks with Michael Cuby about the genesis of the project and the value of life

Erykah Badu: Come Join A Four-Hour Phone Call With The Artist; She’s a Fashion Week Standout

REM’s Michael Stipe on Monkee Micky Dolenz 4 Song EP of New Wave Giant’s Songs: “This is the pinnacle of wow for me!” (Listen)

Micky Dolenz Sings ‘Shiny Happy People’ (from "Dolenz Sings R.E.M.")

‘We Didn’t Look Homogenized’: The Cure’s Go-To Cover Artist on the Creative Spark Behind the Band’s Most Enduring Album Sleeves; Andy Vella walked us through five of his most iconic designs for the band

Rüfüs Du Sol DJ Set; Club Space Miami; Two Hours of Beats

Emotionally Haunted Electronic Music of Oneohtrix Point Never; Daniel Lopatin talks about his collaborations with the Weeknd and the Safdie brothers

Mini-Doc: Behind the Soundtrack: 'Uncut Gems' with Daniel Lopatin

Frieze DJ in Residence: Amanda Lepore; Performer shares her soundtrack to preparing for a night out; Listen In!

The 20 Greatest Detroit Techno Tracks – Ranked!


‘Taylor Swift: Eras Tour’ Concert Film Has Record-Breaking $26 Million in Presales, Besting All MCU Movies

New Yorker: Listening to Taylor Swift in Prison; Her music makes me feel that I’m still part of the world I left behind

Suki Waterhouse, Brontez Purnell, Cautious Clay, and More on the Music That Fuels Them; Eclectic array of musicians reveals the icons who shaped their souls, nourished their passions, and helped them become the artists they are today

Legendary Composer and Academy Award Winner Ryuichi Sakamoto’s Final Performance Is Captured in ‘Opus’ — Watch the Teaser; Sakamoto's son Neo Sora directed a posthumous documentary on the Oscar winner, who died in March

One Hour of Beats! Pachanga Boys Spin at 'Boiler Room x Life' at the Final Day Of The Life And Death Weekender At Villa Habana, Barcelona

The Rolling Stones will release their first studio album in 18 years, ‘Hackney Diamonds’

Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder Guest on Rolling Stones New Album (Listen to Single “Angry” Here)

New Doc: ‘San Francisco Sounds: A Place in Time’ Offers New Spin On Bay Area Hippie Epoch

'San Francisco Sounds: A Place In Time' Official Trailer

3.5 Hour Melodic Chill Mix of Top Techno Artists; 2016-2019

Meet Oliver Anthony: The New Voice of America’s Working Class; Two weeks ago, nobody had heard of ‘Rich Men North of Richmond.’ Now the song is a symbol of forgotten America. The Free Press sits down with the man behind a movement

Forget Versailles, Tune into the Forgotten Château that Became France’s Abbey Road; Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Elton John and Frédéric Chopin

Sylvester’s Private Recordings Reveal His Origins; Earliest known sounds from one of disco’s most extraordinary talents served as a template for his later triumphs

Mini-Doc: Love Me Like You Should: The Brave and Bold Sylvester

What the Hell Is Going On in Scooter Braun’s Empire? First Justin Bieber, then Demi Lovato, then Ariana Grande: Reports of artists leaving Scooter Braun’s management stable

Gen Z’s 'Bummer Summer' Music Vibe: Sad is Gen Z’s most-searched term on Spotify

36 Albums We Can't Wait to Hear This Fall

Frieze DJ in Residence: Paul Purgas; DJ and Writer Shares A Selection Of His Favourite Electronic Music Tracks That Help Him Contemplate The ‘Slipperiness Of Time’

Million Dollar Quartet: Return to that magical night in 1956 when five of the top rock and rollers met up at Sun Records for the very last time

Review: Diamanda Galas 'Broken Gargoyles'; Queen of uneasy listening

'Mr. Jimmy' Official Trailer; Lifelong Dedicated Fan of Jimmy Page, the iconic guitarist of Led Zeppelin

Trailer for Celebrated Jazz Musician Doc 'Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity'

Frieze DJ in Residence: Zahra Bundakji; Artist Curates a Party Playlist Of Her Go-To Body Movers To Accompany A Night Of Dancefloor Hopping

Author Lawrence Weschler Sings the Remarkable Praises of Afro-Pop Musician and Activist Bobi Wine with Words and Video; Truth to Power

Review: Dave Hause 'Drive It Like It’s Stolen'

Rolling Stone: The Best Albums of 2023 So Far; From boygenius to Lil Yachty, from Lana Del Rey to Asake

‘Our Music Didn’t Build. We Were Anti-Catharsis’: The Glacial Pleasures of Slowcore; Long after their 90s heyday, bands such as Codeine and Duster are finding new audiences in thrall to their slow, sad vision of guitar music. Veterans explain the scene’s angst and idealism

Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra; Celebrating Indiana’s contribution to the recording and distribution of pivotal jazz recordings

53 Minutes of Great Remixes from Stavroz 'Capital Of The Sun-set"

The Rolling Stones’ 1971 Summer of Love at Villa Nellcôte, a 16-room mansion of the Belle Epoque; To escape British High Taxes; Six month-long “house party”

Contemporary Jazz Review: Luca Aletta 'Quiet Fire'

Joni Mitchell and Her Summer in the Caves of Crete; Her Song 'Carey'

Joni Mitchell’s Matala, Crete and Her Song 'Carey'

Girls, Boys, Art, Pleasure! Italy’s Eighties 'Paninaro' Subculture Rides Again; Now middle-aged, its scenesters explain its appeal

Sinéad O’Connor, 56, dies 18 months after son's death as tributes pour in for music icon; Sinéad O’Connor has died at the age of 56, just 18 months on from the tragic death of her 17-year-old son, with tributes pouring in for the Nothing Compares 2 U singer

O'Connor Documentary: 'Nothing Compares' (2022) Official Trailer

What Do We Mean by “Cinematic Feedback”? With Feedback, Part 2, Anthology Film Archives presents experimental films that specifically bend image, sound, or both back in on themselves

The Long-Awaited Return of PJ Harvey; Her new record, I Inside the Old Year Dying, looks away from present terrors to the reassurance of past mythologies

‘Thunder floor’ found at ancient Andean site in Peru; Silence of pre-Hispanic past broken with discovery of dance platform that could imitate the rumbling of thunder

Lana Del Rey shocks fans as she is spotted working as a waitress in a Waffle House as she pours coffees and takes orders

How the Cult Band Balming Tiger Is Reimagining K-Pop as a Multimedia Art Form; Rising Seoul-based group counts RM and other tastemakers among its fans. Ahead of the release of a new single, the alternative K-pop group shares their origin story and thoughts on the genre

Blondie Remembers the Artist Who Once Turned Her Blonde Hair Black; Debbie Harry and Chris Stein sit down with their old friend, the music journalist and co-founder of the seminal Punk magazine, Legs McNeil, to reminisce on their intergalactic collaboration with artist H.R. Giger

‘Hype!’ Doc Captures The Seattle Grunge Explosion In Real Time; Trailer

'Hype!' Official Trailer

Jane Birkin: Je T’Aime … Moi Non Plus was the succès de scandale of 1969 – but Jane Birkin’s music was far more than that

Tony Bennett, Master Pop Vocalist, Dies at 96

All About the Brilliant EDM Composer and Performer Jan Blomqvist, 'Carry On' Documentary; 21 minutes

Bernie Krause’s Revelatory Touring Sound Exhibition
‘The Great Animal Orchestra,’ Highlighting the Plight of Species, Touches Down in San Francisco

The Secret to Mozart’s Lasting Appeal

Ink 19: Music News Feed; Album News; Band News; Music News

Alt Rock by Algorithm; How Spotify and YouTube gave rise to an indie pop ‘internet muzak’

‘Brain Flossing’ Hailed as Calming
Mental Health Hack: ‘Brought Me to Tears'; Directional Fluctuation

Use Your Headphones! 'Trampoline' by Shaed in 8-D; Brain Flossing

Doc on 90's Rock Collective 'The Elephant 6 Recording Co.' Official Trailer

We Recommend Charley Don't Surf. Click Here for Ten Fascinating New Songs on YouTube by this Experimental and Little Known Artist. With minimalist simplicity, each song tells a story, with the aroma of the sea and the salty sweat of the neo-noir.

Charley Don't Surf presents 'Storms Ahead' (Einmusik Remix)

The Future of the Experimental Music Festival; At this year’s Wysing Polyphonic, sonic explorations of cultural hybridity coincided with an expanded extra-musical programme, But to what end?

What Beethoven Has to Teach About Self Reinvention; Enacting heroism through music

Writer Lawrence Weschler recommends we listen to Nina Simone "Feelings" (1976 Montreux Jazz Festival)

The Double Life of Paul Purgas; DJ and writer experiments with electronic music and rethinks the meaning of a ‘sonic archive’ upon discovering tapes at the National Institute of Design

Leonard Bernstein and actor Maximilian Schell discuss some of the aspects of the Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral" and Symphony No. 7 by Ludwig Van Beethoven. They also discuss his life and how he composed some of his music

Orchestra-Conducting Robot Wows Audience In South Korean Capital

The Architect Behind This Year’s Serpentine Pavilion Shares Her Studio Playlist; Lina Ghotmeh's Serpentine Pavilion, "À table," opens today in London. The Paris-based, Beirut-born architect shares the intentions behind her commission and the symphonies and old records that keep her inspired

Art-World Provocateur Jordan Wolfson Wants This Musician to Write the Soundtrack to His Life; As Jordan Wolfson's "Drawings" exhibition opens at Gagosian in Basel, the artist invites us to eavesdrop on his studio playlist

Introducing the Best of Jan Blomqvist Techno Set
, 1 Hour 20 Minutes of Genius

'Run Cried The Crawling' by Danish singer, songwriter, and musician Agnes Obel

Lana Del Rey Is Having a Moment: Cultish Pop Singer Has Hit with Taylor Swift, and Another One Brewing Out of the Blue

Lana Del Rey, 'Candy Necklace' (Official Video)

Musician Nick Cave Speaks Out Against Boycotting Songs Because Of Creators’ Actions

EDM Spotlight: Meet Groovy Sixties Bollywood! with Fascinating and Inspiring Beats; 'Listen To The Pouring Rain'

Daft Punk To Unveil "Infinity Repeating" Never-Heard Song Where It All Began at Paris' Centre Pompidou

Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ Anniversary Edition Is a Reappraisal and Reaffirmation of Its Genius: Album Review

EDM Spotlight: Meet Elisa Audi with Fascinating and Inspiring Beats; Monumental Tour; Melodic Techno Set No. 3 by Elisa Audi, 2.25 Hours of Chill Beats

Little Richard: The Riveting Showmanship and Tortured Sexuality That Built Rock and Roll

Artist and Theater Director Robert Wilson on Why He Considers All of His Works ‘Operas’; Wilson reflects on his career in a text that doubles as an artwork itself

Podcast: The Art Inside the Craft: Actor David Duchovny is a Songwriter

Doc Trailer for David Johansen, notorious lead singer of the New York Dolls 'Personality Crisis: One Night Only'; Co-directed by Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi

Architectonic Photographs by Charles Brooks Illuminate the Atmospheric Interiors of Historic Instruments

A Film to Watch With Closed Eyes; Director Sam Green wants viewers to fully engage their ears in a sonic journey of 32 soundscapes

EDM Spotlight: Meet Tinlicker with 1.5 Hours of Fascinating and Inspiring Beats

Podcast: The Art Inside the Craft: Scott Sharrard; Longtime guitar player, co-writer, and band leader for Gregg Allman’s Southern Blood

DJ Nobu: The Face Of Japanese Techno Is Ready To Break Free

AI can bring the Notorious B.I.G.’s voice back to life. Should it?

Devin N. Morris, Love Triangles, and Opera's Ultimate Precarity; In the third installment of our bi-monthly column dedicated to demystifying opera, Cultured Magazine takes Harlem-based artist Devin N. Morris to the Met Opera’s presentation of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Mexican Music Is Taking Over the World

EDM Spotlight: Meet Einmusik with an Hour of Fascinating and Inspiring Beats; Monumental Tour at Palais Royal, Paris

Rising singer Peso Pluma Rides Mexican Music’s Wave of Success

Peso Pluma 'Bye' (Video Oficial)

Nick Cave is a Freewheeling Sage

Rufus Wainwright: Folkocracy review – an Illustrious Feelgood Duet Party

Joni Mitchell makes triumphant comeback at Brandi Carlile’s weekend in Washington state

EDM Spotlight: DJ Nora En Pure; LIVE from Gstaad, Switzerland; 2.5 Hours of Cutting Edge EDM

What Does Sound Look Like? Ask Musician TØKIO M¥ERS, Who Was Born With Synesthesia; Britain's Got Talent winner is pushing himself in new directions with an ambitious slate of collaborations and solo projects on the horizon

Musician Shygirl Tells Playwright Jeremy O. Harris Why She’s Not Afraid of Losing Fans; Following the release of her deluxe album, Nymph_o, the musician has a chat with her friend, the playwright Jeremy O. Harris, about the Internet they grew up on and how it's changed

"To Write Expressions of Joy." Interview with Jim Morrison, September 1968

Could the man jailed for John Lennon's murder be INNOCENT? New documentary says a SECOND gunman could have fired fatal shots and questions whether killer Mark Chapman was brainwashed by CIA

Review: The Doc 'Little Richard: I Am Everything'

The Doleful Minimalism of Max Richter; The composer is everywhere on film and television soundtracks, promising that we will dissolve in mist before the apocalypse arrives

EDM Spotlight: Meet Einmusik with Fascinating and Inspiring Beats; On tour with Ritter Butzke; at Friedrichstadt-Palast, Berlin

Dorothy Ashby Was The Pioneer Harpist Who Opened Up The Instrument To Black Musicians Like Me

John Lennon’s Lover May Pang Recalls Being Set Up By Yoko Ono

Intro EDM! Einmusik b2b Jonas Saalbach live at Preikestolen in Norway for Cercle

A Collection of Obsolete Sounds in Our World and Culture!

Listen to Nature Sounds, Fall In Love With The Earth, Anywhere on Earth!

Classical and EDM Composers Find Transcendence, and Inspiration, at the Berghain, the Famed Berlin Club

The Impossible Cool of Ryuichi Sakamoto (1952-2023)

‘Why Has This Person Been Erased?’: The Untold Story of the Black French Maestro; In Rousing New Historical Drama Chevalier, The Story of Joseph Bologne, Often Crudely Referred to as ‘Black Mozart’, Is Finally Given the Spotlight It Deserves

'Chevalier' Official Trailer

Interview: Korean-American Artist Yaeji ‘Music Allows For Time Travel, And For Us To Understand Each Other Better’

Yaeji: Done (Let's Get It)

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