Blood + Thunder offers an entertaining insight into the development of the "Australian Sound" – but why do the producers fail to acknowledge the influence on the blues on that sound?
Only a hard heart could fail to respond on some emotional level when Barack Obama, eulogising at one of the most emotionally and racially charged funerals in US history, started singing Amazing Grace.
It seems like every year there is controversy over Glastonbury lineups and the worst sin in popular music – that of "selling out".
New studies show that unethical reputations actually don't concern consumers of streaming services.
Conceptions of forced displacement are very often tied to the notion of "loss". But certain things do remain.
The unauthorised use of Neil Young’s Rockin’ in the Free World at Donald Trump’s presidential campaign launch raises several questions – and gives us something beautiful to ponder.
Transgender artist Antony Hegarty has successfully used her notoriety to publicly address issues close to her, including transgender politics, ecological consciousness and indigenous spirituality.
The way Africa consumes is music has changed dramatically because of the smartphone explosion.
Online streaming offers benefits for consumers and the companies providing the service, but thus far it hasn't been paid off for artists.
The rock promoter thinks festivals are on the way out. But he couldn't be further from the truth.
Not all children move through the same range of processes when they compose music – but those processes, in themselves, nurture important human qualities.
Stanley Donwood has been designing Radiohead's artwork since 1994. Ahead of his retrospective at Sydney's Carriageworks this month, we consider the role of art in creating a band's visual identity.
For all the harm that austerity may have done, it looks to have galvanised music from the margins
Eurovision is popularly heralded as the song that unites Europe, but recent controversies about gender, social justice and human rights paint a different picture.
There are those who believed that BB King wasn't the world's greatest guitar player, including the man himself.
A lot happens when computer science and pop music collide.
Tansy Davies's opera raises serious questions about the appropriation of horrific events into art works.
As Record Store Day shows, there's a lot more to the vinyl revival than simple nostalgia.
Bowie and the Bible have long been tied together in the work of director Ivo van Hove.
The latest streaming service is artist owned, which sounds great unless a group of 16 "top-tier" artists receive most of the royalties.