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Analyzing the Music (or Lack Thereof) in the New “Twin Peaks”

Analyzing the Music (or Lack Thereof) in the New “Twin Peaks”

Now nearly a third of the way through the reboot, let’s look at how the iconic “Twin Peaks” soundscape has changed.

Why Pop-Punk Is Country Music’s Next Frontier

Why Pop-Punk Is Country Music’s Next Frontier

A new generation of mainstream country singers is borrowing more from Blink and Billie Joe than Blake and Brad, in the process questioning Nashville’s core confines.

Meet Shawn Everett, Indie Rock’s New Go-To Sound Engineer

Meet Shawn Everett, Indie Rock’s New Go-To Sound Engineer

The Grammy-winning engineer explains how creative use of sound helped shape new albums from Perfume Genius, the War on Drugs, Grizzly Bear, and more.

5 Playlists to Soundtrack Your Summer

5 Playlists to Soundtrack Your Summer

You focus on making your BBQs, beach days, and road trips great—we got the music covered. 

The 16 Best Band Shirts to Wear This Summer

The 16 Best Band Shirts to Wear This Summer

Something to soak up the sweat

 A Breakdown of 2017’s Song of the Summer Contenders

A Breakdown of 2017’s Song of the Summer Contenders

Featuring warm-weather greatness courtesy of Drake, Kendrick, Frank Ocean, Haim, Paramore, Future, and others.

10 Songs That Sample “Twin Peaks” Well

10 Songs That Sample “Twin Peaks” Well

Cue Angelo Badalamenti’s ominous keyboards, “Twin Peaks” is back this weekend.

Maxwell, Cat Power, and 5 More on Their Favorite Nina Simone Songs

Maxwell, Cat Power, and 5 More on Their Favorite Nina Simone Songs

Or seven variations on, “It's a song that you enjoy sobbing to.”

“Master of None” Understands How a New Generation Listens to Music

“Master of None” Understands How a New Generation Listens to Music

Watching the new season of “Master of None” is like digging through the record collection of your most eclectic but least judgmental friend.

Musicians Have Fought Too Damn Hard to Let Trump Kill Net Neutrality Now

Musicians Have Fought Too Damn Hard to Let Trump Kill Net Neutrality Now

With former Verizon attorney Ajit Pai now at the helm of the FCC, plans to roll back unbiased internet access take shape. Music fans should care—and can speak out.

Björk’s Words of Wisdom on Technology, Multitasking, and Collaboration

Björk’s Words of Wisdom on Technology, Multitasking, and Collaboration

The prolific polymath speaks to her latest slate of projects, including a virtual reality exhibit of her career and a book featuring artfully notated arrangements of her songs.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is So Much Smarter Than Its Soundtrack

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is So Much Smarter Than Its Soundtrack

One of the year’s most important shows treats pop music like an explanatory postscript for a book fully comprehensible without it.