Music the artform and artists

Metallica, Afghanistan National Institute Of Music Named Polar Music Prize Laureates 2018

The committee receives nominations from the public as well as from the International Music Council, the UNESCO founded NGO which promotes geographical and musical diversity.

HypeBot

Border Percussion

Border Percussion: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube.

The New York Times

No Hope, No Fear: Industrial Music in Zagreb

It was at a secondhand shop for electronics in the former Yugoslavia where, in 1982, Vladislav Knezević found a cassette by chance. It was a bootleg copy of Für Immer, by Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft.

Red Bull Music Academy

Too Much Music: A Failed Experiment In Dedicated Listening

It has been said that we are living in a golden age of music fandom; with a single click, we can access almost every piece of music ever recorded, and for less than it would cost to hear a single song on a jukebox in 1955.

NPR

Get to Know These 7 Traditional Chinese Instruments

What better way to commemorate the Lunar New Year than by learning about Chinese musical culture?

WQXR

La musique ou poétique de la vulgarité ?

Une composition musicale, si elle est dite triviale ou peu distinguée, peut être pourvue d’une qualité expressive à part entière, vivifiante et intéressante.

Maze

Ambient music at 40

Ambient Music has arrived at middle age. 2018 marks 40 years since the release of Brian Eno’s Music For Airports, which effectively introduced the term.

FACT

Popular music is more collaborative than ever

Hip-hop’s growing influence is bringing more guest artists into the recording studio.

The Economist

Frank Zappa's jazz legacy

Frank Zappa left a huge legacy of pioneering music and outspoken opinions that has proved obliquely influential in shaping the style and attitudes of generations of rock and jazz musicians, while often upsetting their elders and certain establishment figures.

Jazzwise Magazine


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