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Do Androids Dream of Electric Guitars? Exploring the Future of Musical A.I.

New projects by Google and Sony use machine-learning technology to create music that essentially writes itself. Should we be scared—or excited?

Half Waif’s Restless Electro Pop

With her solo project, Nandi Rose Plunkett of the indie rock band Pinegrove seeks out a sense of home amid music that’s as mystical as it is fearless.

Primavera Sound 2017

Photos and reviews of performances by the xx, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin, Angel Olsen, Sampha, and more from last weekend’s festival in Barcelona.

Perera Elsewhere Makes Mysterious Pop Music for Realistic Escapists

After years of working with bands, traveling the globe, and constantly leveling up her musical acumen, Sasha Perera is creating the moody and minimal songs she wants to create.

Equiknoxx Are Saving Dancehall by Making It Weird Again

Harps, glockenspiels, obscure psych-rock samples, bird noises—it’s all part of this Kingston crew’s bracingly original sound.

The Grateful Dead: A Guide to Their Essential Live Songs

Where to start with live Dead? Our team of experts breaks it down, combing through thousands of shows to find their greatest songs and most transcendent moments

Grizzly Bear Discuss Painted Ruins, Their First Album in Five Years

The indie-rock vets talk about streaming music’s stimulus overload, the radio’s disappointing lack of cool, weird guitar music, and their new record.