Music the artform and artists

5 Ghanaian female artists to watch

Ghana is constantly bubbling with an ever-growing list of gifted female acts staking their claim as successors to the country’s current pop pillars.

Music in Africa

Start Here: Your Guide To Getting Into K-Pop

If Top 40 in America wanted solo singers so soft every breath was caught on mic over a mid-tempo chorus, K-pop appeared to offer a genre-less alternative: constant stimulation, euphoria delivered in eight to 10 melodies and fantastical harmonies in a single track.

NPR

Stevie Wonder : un chanteur engagé et une légende de la soul musique

Comment Stevie Wonder a-t-il révolutionné la musique noire et l'industrie du disque ?

RTL

La historia detrás de la canción "más Bob Dylan" de los Beatles

Lennon reconoció la influencia de Dylan en la balada «You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away».

Indie Hoy

Lost in Music: An Oral History of Disco

“Every night was a different club, one after another, and there were real­ly no barriers: blacks and whites, gays and straights... ”

The Village Voice

50 punk albums every music fan should own

It can surely only be a matter of time before the question "what is punk?" enters the lexicon of philosophical head-scratchers. It’s a sound, for sure, as anyone who has heard the Ramones' first album will know.

The Telegraph

Vienna, city of paradox

How did the city of elegant classicism give birth to an explosive modernism, threatening to destroy its very traditions?

Aeon

Beats Undercover: how drummers are finding new ways to make music in lockdown

From shoebox bass drums, playing with cotton buds and livestreamed collaborations, Christine Hannigan discovers how a new generation of musicians are using tech, innovation and determination to survive and thrive in lockdown.

Jazzwise

Les deux visages de Ravi Shankar

Passeur d’une tradition millénaire, le sitariste et pédagogue devint une icône pop dans les années 60 en faisant évoluer la musique indienne vers d’autres rives. Des facettes complémentaires que ses filles Anoushka Shankar et Norah Jones contribuent à perpétuer.

Libération


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