The artist’s fabled archive spans his entire career, showcasing his playful curiosity, his need for beauty and his respect for style.
Listening to unfamiliar music can expand your horizons, create new memory bonds and offer fresh pleasures.
Easy pop delights and it doesn’t have to be more complicated than that.
The composer of hits including The Look of Love and What’s New Pussycat? has an impressive back catalogue.
Africa is considered too high risk as a destination for big US pop tours - but Beyoncé could and should break the mould.
By only discussing fatphobia in the context of eating disorders, Taylor Swift illustrates how deeply individualized and depoliticized white feminism is.
It has become an Aboriginal campfire classic. Kids in American inner-city public schools sing it in choir. Chris Gibson unpacks the mystery and enduring appeal of The Church’s Under the Milky Way.
In opinion polls over the past two decades, she’s routinely selected as one of the most popular Russians – often appearing second only to Vladimir Putin.
On Renaissance, Beyoncé pays tribute to the queer history of house and disco music.
Renaissance is Beyoncé’s first solo album in more than five years, and her first fully dance album.
Paul McCartney appears to compose the smash hit ‘Get Back’ from thin air in a clip from the Beatles documentary of the same name — but experts propose at least eight other factors behind it.
Historically, men have done most of the talking and writing about music. A new collection of essays, taking its title from a Kate Bush song, invites women writers to reflect on female musical muses.
He is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. You don’t get there without your fans.
Music education in Minneapolis public schools stood out as one of the best and gave rise to the city’s music scene that helped propel Prince to fame, a scholar writes.
Rather than being an act of censorship, The Rolling Stone’s decision to remove Brown Sugar from their set list is a show of artistic freedom.
Released on September 9, 1971, the power of Imagine has not diluted. It is the song many turn to at times of crisis: from Neil Young after 9/11 to a pianist on the streets of Paris in 2015.
Unloading about trauma and mental illness is in vogue. But like undressing, it centers musicians’ vulnerabilities at the expense of their artistry.
From legendary punk band The Saints to a current tour with drummer Jim White, Ed Kuepper has been making music for almost 50 years.
Australia was the only nation to perform ‘live-on-tape’ in the first Eurovision semi-final. Some suggest this hindered our chances, but taped performances may be the way of the future.
Where are they now? It’s half a century since Young Talent Times aired on Australian television. It changed its young stars and audiences.