Music the artform and artists

10 of today’s best women conductors

Some of today’s greatest orchestral leaders are dynamic, inspiring and innovative... and they also just happen to be women.

Classic FM

Rumble: the story of the Native Americans who shaped rock music

In an eye-opening new documentary, hidden Native American figures are finally given credit for influencing a vast amount of popular music.

The Guardian

Brega funk

Brega Funk is the music of Recife that’s taking over Brazil.

Mix Mag

Where Do Music Festivals Go Now?

Are you ready for music-festival nostalgia?

Vulture

Les 10 meilleurs rappeurs au Sénégal

La scène rap sénégalaise s'est renouvelée de façon spectaculaire ces dernières années. De nouveaux loups aux dents longues se sont frayés un chemin jusqu'au sommet.

Music In Africa

Tu Pum Pum: Why Did the Media Declare the Death of Reggaeton in the Late 2000s?

Reggaeton began organically as a transformation of dancehall, hip-hop, and reggae en español. As an afro-diasporic movement, Panama, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and New York are all pivotal landscapes in the style’s musical evolution.

Remezcla

A Lost Thing Finding Itself

Most elevators, in most buildings, don’t play music anymore. And yet “jazz” is probably how most people would identify the cheesy stuff known as elevator music.

The Point

How Will Rock and Roll Find Its Future?

Rock and roll never really dies. It flowers, and it withers. In its fertile periods, rock is fuel feeding cultural change.

Vulture

Oscars’ Music Shortlist: 7 Song and Score Surprises

For many years, Oscar “shortlists” narrowed down the choices in a preliminary round that would eventually lead to the five nominees for original song and score.

Variety


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