//Reviews
//Features
Was the Blues Born on a Vaudeville Stage?

Was the Blues Born on a Vaudeville Stage?

By Mark Reynolds

25 Sep 2017 // 2:00 AM

Black creative and economic self-determination within the music industry didn’t begin with Chance the Rapper, or Prince, or even Motown....

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Charles Bradley's Voice Full of Love and Hurt: The Interview

By Jennifer Kelly

23 Sep 2017 // 3:11 PM

Soul master Charles Bradley talks about the painful changes that shaped his latest album and the way that his raw, powerful music helps him transcend heartache....

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//News

X Ambassadors' Cayuga Sound Fest Breaks Ground In Ithaca Saturday>

The Roots, Margaret Glaspy, K. Flay and more join X Ambassadors for their inaugural Cayuga Sound Fest on September 23rd....

A Giant Dog Defies Cult-Band Burnout>

The Meadows Festival to Bring Gorillaz, M.I.A., Run the Jewels and More to NYC>

As the Haim Sisters Hit the Road, California Sounds Will Follow>

//Events

STS9 Takes 'Artifact' for a Mystical Ride at Red Rocks>

Anticipation runs high and there’s a sense of history in the air as fans fill the famed mountain ampitheatre on this balmy Colorado night that kicks off the band’s three-night 20th anniversary run....

Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour>

TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'>

TIFF 2017: 'The Royal Hibiscus Hotel'>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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