A DIY scene finds itself on the front lines of progressive activism, fighting to be heard.
Read this 1996 Details profile of the Soundgarden frontman, published online for the first time.
Following the announcement of the cult punk act’s reunion, here is the tell-all tale of their classic 1994 album.
Caught in a web of gentrification, police crackdowns, and dangerous drugs, the UK capital’s once-thriving nightlife scene is in serious jeopardy.
A new crop of startups are combining science and sound to help people to self-medicate with music on an unprecedented scale.
On the eve of Election Day, musicians including Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace, Heems, Eleanor Friedberger, and Krist Novoselic offer stories about voting for the first time.
From poking fun at Kanye West, to curating playlists, to singing with Willie Nelson, to hosting the recent South by South Lawn festival at the White House, President Obama has taken advantage of his musical know-how in unprecedented ways.
The visionary director has not only changed how we see movies across the last four decades, he’s changed how we hear them too. Collaborators including Trent Reznor and composer Angelo Badalamenti—along with the man himself—talk about the secrets to unsettling soundtrack success.
Technological and creative advancements are currently rearranging the very idea of live music, offering exciting new possibilities for electronic performance in the process.
Connecting the dots between Pink Floyd, the Ramones, Patti Smith, Judas Priest, Kraftwerk, and more at a time when everything seemed to be happening at once
Even as legacy music shops continue to shutter across the country, Midwestern institution Used Kids has managed to stay afloat for the last 30 years and counting. How do they do it?
In the late ’60s, the London quintet were one of the first music groups to embody the idea that blacks and whites—and natives and immigrants—belonged together.
By trying to keep their music exclusively on wax, are underground electronic music’s vinyl devotees being righteous or elitist?
How rap mixtapes evolved from a humble regional format to a worldwide phenomenon
With Cuba on the brink of a new, less cloistered era, a group of like-minded musicians are aiming to preserve the essence of their country’s native sounds while pushing them forward at the same time.
With streaming services asserting their market dominance, the music industry must now try to convince an entire generation raised on free to start paying up—without scaring them off.
Shedding light on the elusive studio practice that’s all but necessary to make music sound great.
For a band that’s viewed technology with a skeptical eye, Radiohead have often appealed to people who aren’t afraid to live their lives online.