Music the artform and artists

“Splendid Sonority and Vivid Expressiveness”: The Theremin before Sci-Fi

The instrument has a reputation as an oddball, by virtue of its unusual method of playing without touch (players control pitch and volume by moving their arms in proximity to two antennae), its notoriously slippery chromatic sound, and its association with all things alien and strange.

New Music Box

Latin Artists Changed Trap Music Forever — R&B Is Next

“The influence of R&B on Latin music gets stronger every day,” says Jorge Fonseca, an A&R at Sony Latin who played a role in the rise of Latin trap.

Rolling Stones

Nos goûts musicaux ont peut-être une origine culturelle

Les scientifiques pensaient que notre affection pour certaines musiques était enracinée dans notre cerveau. Mais une nouvelle étude suggère que nos goûts musicaux seraient plutôt liés à nos origines culturelles.


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?


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.


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