Why is contemporary pop music so relentlessly bland?
From Sleaford to the world.
Their song “She’ll Be Mine” presents a rare side of DelMarVa’s lo-fi teen rock with its balance of emotional subtlety and primal two-chord propulsion.
1970s hangover weekend.
Some great music came out of unexpected places in the 1960s—like rural Northern Virginia.
Dreams of being a rock star persist long after teenage years have passed.
Contrary to the anti-hype, 2009's Ultraviolet is a masterpiece.
What’s up with her?
Black artists have been excluded from the canon.
The hip-hop producers’ latest album Imaginary Everything, features rapper Namir Blade.
Bent Bolt and the Nuts' “The Mechanical Man," a weird anti-song on a 7" single in 1966, transcended joke status like so many other contemporary novelty records.
Many hippie-folk and psych-folk artists wrote songs designed to tranquilize reactionary fervor with vivid, nightmarish descriptions of the apocalypse.
New albums by Native Daughters Amythyst Kiah and Allison Russell.
New albums by Alan Jackson and Dillon Carmichael show that the circle is unbroken.
One of the weirder 1960s happenings.
Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram, and Jon Randall bring some much-needed joy.
The canceled tours of 2020 lead to the mega-albums of 2021.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Reflections on the legendary Go-Go’s beat keeper.
This is music for a place where definitions are fluid.
Music about people on the brink.
A glorious 14-minute version of the song from Dirty Mind from a show at The Ritz on March 22, 1981.
From a 2004 interview conducted shortly after that summer's Curiosa tour.
The second compilation curated by Seah and Mykel Boyd, a mixtape style compilation put together for the purpose of raising awareness about what is happening in Myanmar and raising money to support the resistance movement there.
Featuring "Union City Blue," "Atomic," "Pretty Baby," "Heart of Glass," "Hanging on the Telephone," and more.
From an episode of Charlie Rose broadcast on March 31, 1998.
A new release from London label CNVX.
A 53-minute telecast featuring "Free Man in Paris," "Song for Sharon," "Big Yellow Taxi," "A Case of You," and more.
From their excellent soundtrack for the Ousmane Sembène film Ceddo (1977).
Isn't that true, Miss Day?