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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Obama out *mic drop*

It's nearly the end of Obama's presidency and he's planning to end it unassumingly, with a music festival at the White House.

Classical Music For Dummies – Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony in C Minor,...

Ever felt thoroughly out of your depth in a high-brow intellectual discussion on consecutive fourths in the second movement of Vaughan Williams' 'Pastoral' Symphony...

Is musical theatre inherently snobbish?

The growing phenonmenon of snobbery in musical theatre.

The power of protest music

Exploring protest music’s striking relevance in a Trump/ Brexit society

Nick Drake: A personal pilgrimage

Much is made of the legendary 27 Club in musical circles — from Robert Johnson to Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison to Amy Winehouse, the...

Review: Hot Dub Time Machine

Hot Dub brought the heat this year (both literally and metaphorically).

Musings on a theme: Johnny Flynn

Zeb Baker-Smith explains why we should all take the time to listen to the music or enjoy the performances of multi-talented artist Johnny Flynn.

Kendrick Lamar and the DAMN. tour in Glasgow

A little more than a week ago, Kendrick Lamar played in Glasgow’s SSE Hydro as part of his DAMN. tour in Europe. Accompanied by...

Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures

Everyone knows the cover art: that image of close-knit, jagged white lines on a black background that look like erratic heart rates, pulses of...

Kollegah: German Rap’s intellectual bad boy

Kosmo Sone on economics, creationism and thug life in the songs of rapper Kollegah