November 21, 2017Comments Off on The vinyl frontier: why do we keep sending music to outer space?
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sónar festival is beaming cutting-edge dance music to an exoplanet 12 light years from Earth. But can such experiments ever be more than hubris? What... Read More
November 15, 2017Comments Off on Free improvisation: still the ultimate in underground music?
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Pioneered in the 1950s by musicians breaking the rules of jazz and composition, free improvisation is still as difficult – and potentially transcendent – as... Read More
November 6, 2017Comments Off on The month's best music: Fever Ray, Giggs, Linda Perhacs and more
[unable to retrieve full-text content] From Errorsmith’s hyperactive take on Jamaican rhythm to Rina Sawayama’s shiny power balladry, here are 50 of the month’s best tracks Our monthly roundup of... Read More
November 2, 2017Comments Off on A life in music: Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin, Alison Krauss and his endless wanderlust
[unable to retrieve full-text content] In our series where great musicians tell the stories behind memorable records from their back catalogue, the Led Zep frontman discusses his enduring love for... Read More
October 27, 2017Comments Off on BBC hopes to bury ghost of Top of the Pops with new music show
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sounds Like Friday Night features celebrity comedy sketches as well as live music performances across many genres There was a time when live music was... Read More
October 16, 2017Comments Off on No alternative: how brands bought out underground music
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Timberland hosts rap gigs. Princess Nokia makes films for Maybelline. And Red Bull is the new school of rock. Have brand partnerships destroyed counterculture? Or... Read More