This week’s list features stories from Shara Johnson. Paul Fischer, John Woodrow Cox, Marc Hogan, and Angelica Jade Bastién.
“The 1996 San Francisco concert set the template for combining music and activism in the 1990s.”
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This week, we’re sharing stories from Jeremy Redmon, Alex Perry, Jeremy D. Larson, Kevin Nguyen, and Egill Bjarnason.
The reviews editor at Pitchfork writes about the effects of streaming music on listeners and artists, the differences between passive and intentional music consumption, and the overall loss of our individual connection to music. The more time I spend on Spotify, the more it pushes me away from the outer edges of the platform and […]
Stories of hip-hop’s genius, influence, struggle, and endurance.
Music as original as Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s sounds evergreen, but originality came with a high personal cost for its maker.
Cultural critic Simon Reynolds looks at 20 years of Auto-Tune.
This week, we’re sharing stories from John Lanchester, Bethany Barnes, Stephen Kearse, Warren Ellis, and Soraya Roberts.
Prince gave a lot of music away—much of it to women he thought would do it justice.