The oldest person in the world, Kane Tanaka of Japan, died in April 2022 at 119 years. The record of Jeanne Calment of France, who died at 122, has stood for almost 25 years. Will it be beaten?
A scholar disproves the long-held assumption that black names are a recent phenomenon.
In an era when all sorts of music seems to be at our fingertips through streaming services for under $10 a month, who is spending their hard-earned cash on vinyl?
As the album celebrates its 50th anniversary, an expert in sound recording details how the band deployed stereo and synthesizers to put a unique artistic stamp on this iconic album.
Some of our favourite music formats might not be as environmentally friendly as we think.
Bootlegs will continue to be manufactured.
The future of the bootleg might just reinvent the official release.
Vinyl is one thing but digital plug-ins which claim to emulate the analogue sound are a rose-tinted step too far.
We need to look beyond the music industry to understand the rise of the comeback.
High-quality climate records only go back to the start of the 20th century. But using handwritten letters, journals and tables, researchers have access to data going back to the 18th century.
Sometimes album sleeves reveal little about the music. Instead they illuminate the society it came from, exposing unexpected stories of people, art forms and struggles.