Posts Tagged ‘music’

Syrian-American composer who plays for peace

A symphony for Syria reminds me of Sarajevo and the hope that cosmopolitan tolerance will survive

Lou Reed, RIP: the luckiest man in rock

He was irascible to the end despite having a legendary career that far surpassed his talents

What an Omar Suleiman girl group would sound like

Mubarak’s Angel of Darkness would have yelped and wailed just like this

Vietnam Chante revolutionary songs, Paris, France, c1967

Employing everything from martial chants to opera in support of revolution in Vietnam

Cultures of Independence, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2007

A scrap book, of sorts, of a cool, modernizing Cambodia in the 1960s that few realize ever existed

Arctic Monkeys still rock

They were young and massively hyped when they started. But there’s no denying they’re great

Photographer Martin Klimas and the color of sound

Marrying Abstract Expressionism to every heavy metal kid’s discovery that speakers produce air waves

Gavin Russom plays Le Poisson Rouge

He designs and builds his own synthesizers and you can see what he’s up to this Wednesday

The home life of rock stars, then and now

No one is that glamorous when at home with their parents

The unlikely face of hip-hop

Delia Derbyshire and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop explored the boundaries of sound

At LCD Soundsystem’s last-ever show

The band put on a marathon final show at Madison Square Garden and went out in style

Teenager’s songbook, France, early-1960s

A handwritten record of a French teenager’s musical passions in the early-1960s