Turner has died at the age of 83.
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Her music can be found on dad rock compilations and on the set lists at drag nights.
The legendary singer has died at 83. Her performance practice exemplified fierce hard work.
Kendall Roy listening to music in season four of Succession.
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Hip hop’s swaggering braggadocio acts as a counterpoint to the Roy family’s rarefied worlds of high finance and plutocratic untouchability.
There is something truly ineffable about art in its metaphysical otherness.
Edwina Preston reflects on the lost art of hanging out – which feeds creativity – and the need to reclaim time from the pressures of productivity. She draws on new books by Jenny Odell and Sheila Liming.
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It’s a matter of taste.
Barbara Kingsolver’s protagonist, Demon, is much more than his drug habit.
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is just one of many artists from Appalachia who are probing the crisis in their work, while taking pains to ensure that it doesn’t define the region and its people.
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Perth synth-metal band Voyager was voted ninth in the world at the 2023 Eurovisions. Was the keytar the secret to their success?
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Sweden’s Loreen is now the second person to win Eurovision twice, the first woman to win twice, and the first LGBTQIA+ artist to win twice.
The stage of the 67th annual Eurovision Song Contest at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool.
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2023 sees the UK host the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine. But what role does the stage itself have to play in the musical spectacle?
Research shows that policing music and musicians often criminalises or marginalises young people, particularly young people of colour.
Gordon Lightfoot was one of Canada’s most renowned folk singers.
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Canadian folk singer Gordon Lightfoot passed away on May 1. His legacy includes songs that memorialize tragic shipping disasters and the 1968 Detroit Uprising.
Coastal residents of Accra have a spiritual connection to the sea.
The ban on noisemaking in Accra has been known to cause tension in the city.
Generative AI thrives on exploiting people’s reflexive assumptions of authenticity by producing material that looks like ‘the real thing.’
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If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, people now need to pause and wonder whether it actually hatched from an egg.
Harry Belafonte died at the age of 96.
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Singer, actor and activist died on April 25 at the age of 96. His legacy spans stage, screen and political activism.
We no longer share our musical interests with just our family, friends or colleagues. We now share it with people we barely know from the internet.
20th century painter, Wyndham Lewis.
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If the idea of “cancellation” as we know it today had been available to him, Wyndham Lewis would almost certainly have used it to describe the fallout from his Hitler book.
The music we listen to can have a profound impact on our mood.
‘Happy’ music is usually written in a major key with a bright tone, featuring instruments with a bright timbre, such as trumpets or electric guitars.
A murderous super fan, Dre is the messy Black female character audiences deserve.
Paul Langlois, left, and Rob Baker from the Tragically Hip help unveil a plaque at Springer Market Square in Kingston, Ont., in February 2017.
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There is a distinction between deliberate use of a song to support a particular political campaign, and incidental music in the background at a social function hosted by a political party.