In an era when all sorts of music seems to be at our fingertips through streaming services for under $10 a month, who is spending their hard-earned cash on vinyl?
Boycotting academic, cultural and sports activities in Israel is an essential part, but total avoidance may not be the most useful political strategy.
Hip-hop may benefit from a return to the crew and collective mentality, where the DJ once again is valued and plays a central creative role.
Bootlegs will continue to be manufactured.
The future of the bootleg might just reinvent the official release.
When the classroom is your dance floor.
One of popular music’s most influential artists, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, turned 80 this year. It is a good time to acknowledge his work as irreducibly complex, deeply layered, subtle and nuanced.