Music the artform and artists

What a star he would be today

Thirty years after his death, the creator of the classic Pride anthem You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) is the subject of academic symposia. Not bad for a drag queen who was ‘just trying to get on to the radio’.

The Guardian

The Royal Remixing Stars of Nigeria’s Fuji Music Scene

The genre has had a vibrant life since being born from songs that woke up Muslims during Ramadan.

Atlas Obscura

The Changing Sound of Male Rage in Rock Music

Linkin Park introduced new ways of expressing male angst into the mainstream—an evolution that continues today.

The Atlantic

Gershwin le Magnifique

De "Fascinating Rhythm" à "Rhapsody in blue".

France Musique

In the Capital of Electronic Music, Women Rule the Scene

Women have long been active as D.J.s in Berlin, arguably the world capital of underground electronic music, but they have surged in prominence and visibility in the past few years.

The New York Times

Has 2018 Killed the Pop Star?

There are still pop stars, and there is still popular music—but they don’t overlap nearly as often as they used to.

Vanity Fair

The 100 greatest jazz recordings

Recorded jazz is still under a century old, but in a little over nine decades an enormous quantity of music has amassed.

The Telegraph

Composing Your Thoughts

Music that upsets expectations is what makes your gray matter sing.


What Was the Point of Elevator Music?

Contrary to popular belief, it wasn’t because lifts were terrifying.

Atlas Obscura

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