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How New Arts & Music Venue The Shed Is a Bright Spot In NYC's Hudson Yards
March 29, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
New music-and-arts venue The Shed prioritizes the people who were there first in the midst of a Manhattan development, Hudson Yards, that’s keyed to the 1 Percent.
Inside the New Brooklyn Studio That Has Hosted James Blake and D'Angelo
January 28, 2019 11:00 AM EST
New Brooklyn studio Electric Garden has already hosted D’Angelo and James Blake.
Pete Shelley's Compact Revolution: Sasha Frere-Jones on the Buzzcocks Frontman
December 14, 2018 12:30 PM EST
Punk liberated Pete Shelley before most people knew they needed either punk or liberation. In June 1976, he and his friend Howard Devoto arranged the legendary Sex Pistols show in Manchester, England, that Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis saw.
How Aretha Franklin Planted the Seeds of Hip-Hop
August 23, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
Explosive moments from a 1972 album that sounds, in retrospect, like hip-hop’s big bang.
Classic Rock Could Not Contain Tom Petty
October 06, 2017 10:00 AM EDT
Petty’s complex, sui generis songwriting did not neatly fit into the catch-all genres to which he was consigned late in his career.
Grammy Preview Issue: Anderson .Paak Explains the Recent 'Creative Burst in R&B,' Talks His Love for Adele & Beyonce
February 02, 2017 8:14 AM EST
Anderson .Paak is multitasking. He and his collaborators are spread across several rooms in Hollywood Sound Studio.
Year In Music 2016
The Weeknd Opens Up About Paparazzi & Overcoming Stage Fright In Rare Interview
December 12, 2016 7:59 AM EST
Having recast radio in his own moody image, Abel Tesfaye delivered his second consecutive No. 1 album by shedding (some of) his cares.
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