A formula found often in nature, many artists believe that following the golden ratio leads to the most aesthetically pleasing work. It can also accidentally turn up in musicals.
There is a history of exploiting Black musicians in the United States that dates back to slavery. But movements like Black Lives Matters are working towards economic justice.
Loudly proclaiming your dislikes isn't snobbery. There can be a power and poetry to putrescence.
Ahead of the release of the artist's posthumous album, a sense of awe and mystery around his huge archive of unreleased music remains
Fela's nomination and possible induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will come at a cost.
Some children with autism struggle to express how they feel, but research shows music can help them develop better emotional skills.
The video for Lil Nas X's latest track is provocative and erotic. It also fits into a tradition of turning the tables on those seeking to oppress marginalized groups through religious dogma.
Music recommendation algorithms are more likely to suggest music by male than female artists.
Woolf thought of her books as music before she wrote them so it is unsurprising that her writing influenced the work of composers.
Most of your Spotify subscription fee goes to pop stars in curated playlists – even if you never listen to them.
Cassette tapes are in again – and this time, it's smaller artists who look likely to gain.
The last original Wailer may have died, but the musician's lasting influence on music is clear
Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
Performances could return sooner than planned if cities are ready to adapt.
Music is supposed to transcend the mundane and horrific. Yet it has also served as an accompaniment to torture and punishment.
Daft Punk’s anonymity was really a stroke of genius.
The truth remains that no artist through Nigeria’s postcolonial years has contributed close to what Fela did – and continues to do - for human rights and social justice.
Memories are closely linked with music.
Falsetto male pop and opera artists fascinate us with their high voices, but it's also intriguing to know anyone can find a falsetto sound.
Over the past year, the singer has carefully constructed a visage that has made him nearly unrecognizable.