Music

This cover image released by Republic Records shows “Folklore," the eighth record by Taylor Swift. (Republic Records via AP)
Eric Immel, S.J. July 28, 2020
Let this album make you feel something and, maybe, come alive again.
Jordan McDonald July 10, 2020
Lil Wayne pulls from this rich tradition of Black death celebration while dismissing the social conditions that forged it.
Colleen Dulle June 18, 2020
In her new album, Lady Gaga transports us light years away, ultimately, to return us to ourselves.
The Metropolitan Opera in New York (photo: iStock)
On April 25, the Met’s first virtual gala was held. It will be rebroadcast on June 12 and 13.
Memorial of Ludwig van Beethoven in Vienna (photo: iStock)
Benjamin Ivry May 29, 2020
For a solution, it is best to experience how Beethoven’s works sound.
Fiona Apple in 2015 (Wikimedia Commons/Sachyn Mital)
Rob Weinert-Kendt April 28, 2020
Apple’s new album feels like a sustained performance, dense with emotion and observation.