Music

Justin Klassen February 08, 2019
What is there to gain from probing life’s wounds? Brandi Carlile has an answer in her new album.
Brandon Sanchez January 02, 2019
“Performing makes me feel vividly alive.”
Joe Pagetta December 19, 2018
To truly get me into the spirit of the season, I need “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”
Molly Mattingly December 14, 2018
Last year, 'America' published “An (unconventional) Advent Playlist.” This is my (much more conventional) Advent playlist.
Photo of the Velvet Underground and Nico (Cornell University - Division of Rare Manuscript Collections)
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 13, 2018
In a new exhibit, we are treated to a kind of shrine to the band’s origins.
A handwritten score for ‘Silent Night,’ autographed by the song's author, the Rev. Joseph Mohr (photo: Salzburg Museum).
Edward W. Schmidt, S.J. December 06, 2018
The Rev. Joseph Mohr wrote the words to the hymn as a reflection on peace after a summer of violence in Salzburg.