Music Filter
  1. madamegandhi.blog

    “I am a drummer whose mission is to elevate and celebrate the female voice.” Los Angeles-based musician and activist Madame Gandhi uses her voice, music, and written work to empower her audiences to be their best and authentic selves.

    Feminism
  2. Oren’s, West 112th Street

    Musician Parker Ramsay ties together architecture, music performance, algebra, punctuation, and coming of age in a lovely personal essay inspired by his time playing the organ in English cathedrals.

    Architecture
  3. Music
  4. Curating punk rock

    Can and should punk rock memorabilia be on display in museums — or does that defeat the purpose of punk’s ethos in the first place? Aging punk Matthew Barlow explores the question.

    Art
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  5. emotions – silencing;

    Brianna Dawn’s compact poetry is dense with imagery: “when you whisper, notes / vanish, shrinking in the air / becoming shadows / of the music your voice could / sing – they could have filled the air”

    Music
  6. Music
  7. Losing My Religion: The Demise of Rock and Roll

    Is rock’s moment over? Wide-ranging interviews with indie rock bands explore what the landscape looks like for the contemporary rock band (and fan).

    Music
  8. Amanda Petrusich

    Explore the work of Brooklyn-based writer Amanda Petrusich, the author of Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records.

    Authors
  9. “It’s kind of related to this concept that Gloria Steinem writes about, the idea that we are linked, not ranked.”

    Culture
  10. What Is Music For

    Cellist Miranda Wilson on music’s sublime and subversive power, and the importance of music education: “Music is not a daily vitamin or a nasty vegetable that you have to eat before you can have ice cream. Music is worth studying because music is wonderful.”

    Education
  11. Top 40 Albums of 2016

    “For me, this list is the most important thing I write all year. While I enjoy all the various writing avenues I take, the ‘Top Albums’ list is really the end-all-be-all.” Andy Schroeder at Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs shares his annual list of top albums, including A Tribe Called Quest, Wilco, and more.

    Music
  12. Hater’s Guide to Christmas Music

    “Bethlehem is 2,500ft above sea level and 20 miles from any large body of water. You didn’t see three ships. You’re up a mountain.” Andy Doe is really not into most popular Christmas music.

    Music
  13. Urban Kultur Blog

    Steven, the award-winning blogger, vlogger, and podcaster behind Urban Kultur Blog, focuses on street art, dance music, and other aspects of underground culture in the UK (and beyond).

    Art
  14. The Northern Sessions

    Fill your ears at The Northern Sessions, a site showcasing over 50 live performance videos geared to promoting the music of artists in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

    Music
  15. Looking Back, Looking Forward

    You can hear the possibilities inherent in a new day in Andrew Eales’ original composition for piano, Looking Back, Looking Forward, inspired by a tao meditation by Deng Ming-Dao.

    Music