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Music the artform and artists

Kendrick Lamar, premier rappeur à remporter le prix Pulitzer de musique

L'Américain, considéré comme le porte-parole de la communauté Afro-américaine, a reçu la récompense pour son album DAMN. Une première pour un artiste hors musique classique ou jazz.

Le Figaro

Separated by the war, reunited by music: Syrian troupe keeps heritage alive

A troupe of musicians separated by the Syrian civil war is carrying on the Arab musical heritage through concerts performed in their new Jordanian home.


Janka Nabay: musical evangelist who took bubu to the world

Janka Nabay, who has died aged 54, first gave solace to war-torn Sierra Leone by updating the country’s traditional bubu music – then unleashed it on to global dancefloors.

The Guardian

Giving Classical the Boot(leg): A Brief History of Illicit Recording

For certain music enthusiasts, of all concert souvenirs, the bootleg recording is the most covetable.


When the Student Became the Master

Coltrane was the same age as Miles—both were born in 1926—but he was clearly the subordinate in this relationship. Miles, an extraordinary scout of talent, plucked him out of obscurity, from a club in Philadelphia in 1955, to join what came to be called the “classic quintet.”


Organ Grinding

When the audience revolted at Carnegie Hall.

The American Scholar

Musiques en kit

Lassés des sons standardisés, des scientifiques comme des bricoleurs adaptes du «do it yourself» continuent d’inventer des modules de synthèse analogique qui connaissent parfois le succès auprès du public ou d’artistes reconnus.


Master musician was ‘the father of modern Korean music’

Maestro Hwang Byung-ki took traditional music into modern era, creating ‘music like fresh spring water from a mountain’.

Asia Times

Joan Baez On 'Whistle Down The Wind' And Working Through Pessimism

Last year, Baez was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at age 76. Soon after, she announced she would retire from touring after releasing a new album — her first in a decade.


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