Now that it’s been more than a year since classical ensembles could perform in their usual configurations, we’re starting to see the last wave of pre-pandemic live recordings, as well as more stripped-down and personal interpretations.Read More
An eclectic March brought us a recital from cellist Steven Isserlis that celebrates the upcoming 150th birthday of writer Marcel Proust, experimental electro-acoustic music from Nicolas Horvath, and ballet compositions from 20th century Hungarian composer Béla Bartók.Read More
The authors of the new oral history Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ‘80s Hard Rock Explosion take us on a guided tour of the era’s most notorious, emblematic, and often problematic clips.
The uniquely staged 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony was dominated by women, as Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Beyoncé, and Fiona Apple all claimed trophies. Take a look at how AllMusic reviewed the Grammy-winning albums, from pop to jazz to classical and everything in between.Read More
The acclaimed rapper discusses his new book and touches on the experiences and mindset that guided his career, why he never wanted to be a barometer for authenticity, and the pitfalls of internet culture.Read More