//Reviews
//Features
A Melancholic Way of Knowing

A Melancholic Way of Knowing

By Chadwick Jenkins

30 Sep 2016 // 2:15 AM

Melancholy, in its deepest truth, is not bereft of hope but rather relies upon it. ...

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Is Any Musical Artist Worth a $1 Million Performance Fee?

By Ana Yorke

29 Sep 2016 // 9:36 AM

Before you rush to judge Rihanna's appearance at Sziget this year, consider how essential the model has become. ...

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//News

Common Still Making Sense in Shaping Hip-Hop>

Common: "I feel energized right now by all the beautiful art out there -- Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book (Between the World and Me), Hamilton, what’s going on in Chicago hip-hop. I’ve been rereading James Baldwin. I feel sparked as an artist."...

As Sales of LPs Soar, a Capitol Studios Expert in Cutting Records Is Busier Than Ever>

A New Spin on No.1 Records: In Streaming Era, Crowning a Chart-topper Requires a Formula>

Jamila Woods Is a Genre-Blurring Multitasker>

//Events

Metallica School Audience in Rock at Intimate New York Show>

The group's strong core is immutable as Metallica proved at Webster Hall. ...

Lollapalooza Berlin: Kings of Leon Bring Sound, Radiohead Bring Fury>

La Notte della Taranta: Celebration and Solidarity>

Smokin' Gov't Mule Tour Rocks Sonoma>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

20 Questions: Rachael Yamagata

// Sound Affects

"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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