Music

What lost photos of Blue Notes say about South Africa’s jazz history

The story of the Blue Notes is inextricable from apartheid’s exiling of the musical imagination

Music that you help make: composition for video gaming draws on tradition and tech

Anchored by history and tradition, and enabled by cutting edge technology

Beatles: Abbey Road at 50 is a marker of how pop music grew up in the 1960s

Even at the end, they continued to point the way forward

Bruce Springsteen: an Aristotle for our times

‘I wanted to hear, and I wanted to know the whole American story.’

How Masekela’s journeys in exile shaped his music and politics

Masekela’s 30 years of exile began shortly after the Sharpeville Massacre

The Juno Awards finally celebrate hip hop, but is it too late?

Canadian hip hop currently leads the global music charts

David Arditi on The Ideology of Getting Signed

David Arditi is Professor of Sociology with University of Texas at Arlington