Known for indelible hits like "One More Time" and "Around the World," the now-legendary French duo called it quits this week after years of silence.
Country music's race problem became a hot topic in early February, but the roots of racial injustice in the industry go much deeper. Two Nashville writers unpack the history and recent responses.
The reclusive Bay Area artist awakened new possibilities for synth music in the 1980s. Angel Tears in Sunlight, Pauline Anna Strom's first album in 30 years, was intended to be a creative rebirth.
Born in Sarajevo, Flory Jagoda celebrated the music and language of her ancestors who had been expelled from Spain in 1492. She died Jan. 29 at age 97.
Latin artists across generations and genres revered Armando Manzanero, who died in December due to COVID-19. We asked a few of our favorite musicians to pay tribute to the acclaimed Mexican composer.
Grammy-winning Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor called the U.S. home for decades, until chaotic encounters with the immigration system caused him to leave the country permanently.
KUTX examines the impact of Austin's racial justice protests inspired by George Floyd's death.
The new documentary tells the story of the roles women played — and continue to play — in the creation and development of electronic music, from theremin virtuoso Clara Rockmore to today.
The artist, who is also a mental health ambassador for the British charity CALM, examines mental health and friendship on her new record, Collapsed in Sunbeams.
During an intense reckoning with the global climate crisis, Tamara Lindeman wrote much her new album. For her, the biggest takeaway was "to acknowledge that I could care this much and this deeply."
Jennifer Lopez's performance of "This Land Is Your Land" at last month's presidential inauguration ceremony has reignited conversations about the erasure of Native Americans in the iconic folk tune.
The trombonist was a major figure in South Africa's early jazz scene, and an activist after the restrictions imposed by apartheid. In 1988 he was nominated for an Oscar for his theme to Cry Freedom.
The full impact of Spector's musical legacy is impossible to measure without accounting for the creative labor of singers like Darlene Love and the damage Spector's manipulations did to their careers.
Just as soon as you think you have a frame of reference for the Brooklyn band's sound, it swerves into an entirely new direction. Palberta's new album, Palberta5000, comes out Jan. 22.
The cost of 2020 — in lives, livelihoods, legacies and communities — is high and still being tallied. For jazz critic Nate Chinen, all that loss demands change to old ideas of critical objectivity.