Songs that evoked holidays “just like the ones I used to know” tugged at the heartstrings of a nation receptive to the idea of a nostalgic past rather than a fragile present.
The venerated and critically acclaimed Shane MacGowan has died in Dublin at the age of 65.
The Pogues singer and songwriter Shane MacGowan revolutionised music with his fusion of Irish folk and English punk.
While we want to support our loved ones’ extracurricular activities, perhaps you secretly curse sitting through yet another concert or carols sing-along.
A sad song coupled with a happy movie scene can become strangely memorable.
Both bands have remained commercially and culturally significant since the 1960s.
Music therapy has been shown to help people suffering with cancer, chronic pain and depression. Our research is testing which parts of the brain are affected by different kinds of music
On the wall of an orphanage in Venice, a musicologist encountered a fresco featuring an aria written for an opera. She’s since embarked on a project to bring this forgotten music back.
Researchers successfully treated diabetes in mice by engineering cells to make insulin in response to the music of Queen.
The concert film is enjoying a comeback in the age of event cinema.
As a diva, Streisand has consistently defied instructions not to do something by doubling up her efforts.
The Beatles have released a new track - using new technology to strip Lennon’s vocals out of an old demo casette tape. Will this be part of Beatles canon?
How will fans’ advocacy and commentary shape a reckoning about sexual assault and exploitation in the entertainment industry in Japan that has been exposed through the Johnny & Associates scandal?
The famous composer certainly didn’t have haunted houses in mind when he wrote the piece.
Horror films incorporate varied musical influences, but there are some things many scary soundtracks have in common.
In Redux, Waters goes from the extreme of understatement in his earlier work to the extreme of overstatement and overwriting
Canadian R&B artists, including Drake, have built lifestyle brands that simultaneously reinforce and challenge dominant beliefs about R&B music as Black and American, and Canadian identity as white.
Our new Music and Games 2023 Benchmark aims to establish the scope and scale of Australia’s game music sector.
The elegance of classical ballet beautifully coalesces with the gritty, aggressive nature of heavy metal music.
Created as an art of resistance by Black artists in the U.S., hip-hop culture has inspired global struggles and youth culture across the world, including in Canada.