Music

Maria Alyokhina of the band Pussy Riot, the singer-wongwriter Ramy Essam and the rapper Childish Gambino (photo: AP/Wikimedia/America)
John W. Miller January 25, 2020
Several political artists were been nominated for Grammys this year, including Rhiannon Giddens, bluegrass outfit Che Apalache and Kenyan folk singer J.S. Ondara.
Composer Craig Shepard (photo courtesy Beth O’Brien)
Maggi Van Dorn January 03, 2020
“Broken Silence” is more than a concert. It is a musical meditation that plunges straight to the heart of our collective trauma.
Brandon Sanchez November 01, 2019
Part of me winces at “Jesus Is King,” as though it were a decaying tooth. But if I’m honest, another part of me is drawn to the rot.
Vivian Cabrera August 30, 2019
Our music superstars sounded and looked a little bit different, one woman, in particular. She was known as La Reina del Tex Mex, the Queen of Tejano music: Selena Quintanilla.
Eloise Blondiau July 05, 2019
DAM is making feminism its focus in its latest album.
Bruce Springsteen on tour in 2012 (photo: Shayne Kaye/ Flickr)
Bill McGarvey June 20, 2019
Springsteen has created a sprawling sonic landscape that, in its best moments, feels like the soundtrack to a film you would love to see.