Musician Tracey Thorn on punk rock, feminism, motherhood, the radical sound of quiet, and her new memoir, Bedsit Disco Queen.
To put the life of Charlie Parker into words, a writer listens to the voices of those who knew him.
Was "Dancing in the Street" about something more than a party?
In I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp, a punk icon issues a wailing rock memoir.
New lives of folk music legends Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.
Following Bach's music into the digital age and beyond.
David Byrne looks back on a life turning questions into ecstacy -- and Jonathan Lethem unpacks the Talking Heads' signature work of nervous transport.
Two defining voices of rock look back on lives of creative musical destruction.
Should we care about a new posthumous recording of the legendary pianist? Yes.
A new collection showcases the songwriting talents of the coal miner's daughter and feminist pioneer.
A Swedish ensemble brings together the sounds of Henry Purcell, Nick Drake, and Leonard Cohen.
A collaboration between two jazz greats is a testament to musical devotion.
A dense, imagistic book of music criticism that echoes the band's unique sound.
A period of unprecedented musical innovation.
The singer on the tracks that have built a legendary career.
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