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Music the artform and artists

On the Genius of Juan Gabriel, the Musical Architect of Modern Mexico

He was a Latin American icon, at one time the highest-paid Spanish-language singer on Earth, a highly prolific artist who composed over 1,800 songs, put out 35 albums, and had his work performed by more than 800 artists in virtually all of the world’s languages.

Remezcla

What Really Is 'African Music'?

The debate has been raging for a while now, with legendary African artistes accusing their youthful peers of "blindly copying the West" in their craft. Many others have accused contemporary artistes of not being "African enough" by not sticking with an African sound.

All Africa

Make Your Own Latin Music Scene

What do you do when established record companies won't even listen to your work? For starters, you have to seek and establish alternative ways to reach listeners.

NPR

The lost geniuses of library music

They were asked to provide jingles for adverts and schools TV - instead they invented a new world of sound. Jude Rogers on electronic music's secret pioneers.

The Guardian

You Are What You Hear

Music be the food of love, spirit, patriotism, and dozens of other isms, all hungry for the mysterious sustenance that musical vibrations provide.

Folkways Magazine

Got a Classic Piece? Here Comes the Sequel.

“Composers have always wanted to fondle the pieces that they love,” John Adams, of “Nixon in China” fame, said in a recent interview.

The New York Times

Algérie: Création d'un comité de recueil de la poésie "Melhoun" et de chants sur la Révolution algérienne

Dans une allocution à la clôture du colloque national sur la poésie (qacida) révolutionnaire, le ministre a fait savoir qu'à ce jour, plus de 15.000 heures de témoignages ont été enregistrées.

All Africa

Why Beijing Is (Still) A Great City For Jazz Music

Beijing’s underground music scene has been heralded as an epicenter of creativity in China: you can find everything, from dark noise, to grunge, rock, hip hop and avant garde jazz.

Forbes

Where have the great composers gone?

Back in the day, nothing would have conferred “greatness” on a composer like the Berlin Philharmonic performing your music at the Proms.

The Guardian


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