Mar 15, 2014 — In a keynote event at SXSW, the queen of pop transgression offered support for anyone struggling with self-definition and illustrated how hard it is to steer clear of the constraints of corporate pop.
Mar 10, 2014 — SXSW can be so overwhelming, so here are six recommendations for keeping keep cool at the Austin music festival — for first-timers, veterans and those following along at home.
Mar 8, 2014 — Aloe Blacc sang two of the past year's most ubiquitous singles. So why haven't you heard of him?
Mar 6, 2014 — To hear G I R L, you'd think Pharrell's world consisted of grooving on catchy beats and flirting with women. It's a lightweight image that draws gravitas from his prolific work ethic.
Mar 4, 2014 — A video for the brand new song "Cavity," from the band's second album, out May 27, uses a single flashlight to create an eerily beautiful landscape.
Mar 1, 2014 — Original songs and scores aren't the only music worth paying attention to on Oscar night. Pop music is woven deeply into the performances and plots of many of the year's best movies.
Feb 24, 2014 — You've heard "Let It Go" sung by Tony Award-winning soprano Idina Menzel. But what if you wanted to hear the Frozen anthem in Cantonese, Portuguese, French, Japanese, German or Russian?
Feb 19, 2014 — Mohamed Abdi Farah's life and career changed when he was caught in a national calamity in 2011. Now, he hopes to become his country's representative in Eurovision, the Europe-wide singing competition.
Feb 19, 2014 — Ann Powers says that for the music lover searching for an immersive streaming service, newcomer Beats Music comes close to offering the complete package.
Feb 17, 2014 — Blank Project still contains familiar pieces of Cherry's youth (the beats, the attitude, the knowledge), but they've been stripped of all inessentials, the mark of a wise and transient mind.