Taylor Swift is maybe the biggest pop star in the world right now - but how did she get so famous, and how does she remain relevant to a younger audience?
Buffy Sainte-Marie has generated a multi-decade fruitful career that is hard to rival. Her motive as an activist is usually overlooked.
Jim Croce’s brief time in the national spotlight was enough to put a bevy of songs in heavy rotation on radio stations – and on stage in the hands of a lengthy A-list of fellow musicians.
People claim humming can do everything from bust stress to clear congested sinuses.
Social movements around the world use music in their struggle for freedom and equality.
People might go to the movies to escape reality. Yet Barbie and Ariel choose to live in the world their audiences inhabit − and, in doing so, decide to die.
For Buffett, escapism was not merely some fiddling flight of fancy. It acknowledged the brutalities and indignities of everyday life.
Caring responsibilities and parenthood are common reasons for women in music taking a break. These responsibilities then create barriers to re-establishing careers and career progression.
What does ‘The White Lotus’ sound like? Both seasons 1 and 2 are characterized by an unsettling blurring of boundaries between music and sound design.
The lyrics illustrate what it means to grow up young, black and deprived on the fortress like council estates of London.
In many parts of the world, hip-hop has become a way for Muslim artists to assert their belonging and identity.
Robbie Robertson, leader of The Band, passed away on Aug. 9. A Canadian musician with a global impact, he never forgot his Mohawk roots. After going solo, he became known for his film scores.
It was reported this week that Queen’s song Fat Bottomed Girls has not been included in a greatest hits compilation aimed at children – presumably because of the lyrics.
Music creates powerful memories and emotional connections in our brains.
AI can streamline the painstaking work of mixing and editing tracks. But it’s also easy to see how AI-generated music will make more money for giant streaming services at the expense of artists.
It’s 50 years since the legendary party that birthed hip hop.
In telling the story of BTS, Beyond The Story also tells the story of K-pop and how its dynamics have changed over the years.
On Aug. 11, 1973, a block party in the Bronx spawned a genre that would go on to influence nearly all aspects of US culture – and the music, fashion and art of countries around the world.
Musician Cardi Bi is the latest victim in a spate of objects being thrown at musicians on stage – however, there are historical precedents for audiences doing this.
Ludwig Göransson’s score immerses the audience in Oppenheimer’s inner emotional dilemma.