Johnny Hallyday was more than a music icon, he was a cultural symbol for the French lower and the middle classes. In his death he reconciled the country with the term popular culture.
Miles Davis's 1971 album A Tribute to Jack Johnson sits uneasily within both jazz and rock genres, but its indefinable nature should be celebrated.
A meteorologist and a music technologist team up to turn the data from tropical storms into musical graphs.
Desperate to achieve fame by any means necessary, Manson was ahead of his time: Today, the delirious pursuit of fame has gone mainstream.
Why, in 2017, are women still falling behind in the ARIA awards: in nominations, winners, and performances?
Johann Sebastian Bach was 30 when he became head of music in Anhalt-Cöthen, in what is now Germany. Here he started an uncharted experiment in classical music: solo works for string instruments.
New research claims to have found a link between types of chords and the lyrics they are typically paired with.
Listening to your favourite album might not be the best idea if you've got something to do.
The Canada Summer Jobs program allowed the Kingston Chamber Choir to hire a student to write an original composition. Other arts organizations should follow suit to employ students in creative fields.
There a number of ways you can use music to shape your child's brain for success, from 16 weeks gestation right up until they start school.
Self-expression from the streets.
In the great reformer's eyes, if you didn't love a rousing tune you deserved only "the music of the pigs".
George Michael's posthumous documentary Freedom reveals the star's tension between pop-stardom and privacy.
Last month a video of white girls singing the n-word as they danced to a hip-hop song went viral. Here a linguist breaks down the reasons white people should never use the term.
Grime could provoke the most disruptive cultural transformation of the British music industry in decades.
Being a member of a community choir has similar health and social benefits as being part of a football team.
Taylor Mac's 90-minute version of a 24-hour history of pop music is a hit, determined to forge a renewed sense community with the audience.
Depite new technologies for music dissimination, EDM artists located in cities have access to resources not available in non-metropolitan areas.
The great eccentric characters of the past have given us great art, literature and music – and they should be welcomed today.
There is a gender gap in the music and sound industry. Inspiring young girls about careers in these fields has never been more important.