The new album Currents raids psychedelic music history to make a strangely powerful philosophical point.
A trip to a lake makes for one of the loveliest TV scenes ever.
It’s the anti-‘I Kissed a Girl,’ which is a good thing.
A disorienting series of clues led the team to a dramatic face-off outside a Vinci warehouse.
In 1964, an Atlantic writer argued that the new youth sound was anything but revolutionary.
Pop music might overuse sunny skies and rainy days. But it’s also the artform most suited for making the natural world seem alive.
Free Weezy Album at first seems like pure swagger. But then you realize what’s really on the rapper’s mind.
The singer’s violent revenge fantasy was intended to provoke outrage, and to get people to talk about her. It succeeds on both counts.
The show reveals what happened to Ray, while Bezzerides and Woodrugh investigate the mayor, and Frank indulges in some amateur dentistry.
The executive producer of Masterpiece says Jane Austen works a lot better on screen than Hemingway does.
Brian Grazer has some rules for success. He hasn’t always followed them.
Be kind, show understanding, do good—but, some scientists say, don’t try to feel others’ pain.
The Disney CEO and the Oscar-winning actress compare notes on Hollywood.
Can a movie about male strippers be a loud affirmation of feminism? Three Atlantic writers discuss.
New albums from Neil Young and Desaparecidos show the difference between music that takes apathy for granted and music that doesn’t.
The second episode of the new season was a slow burner with a dramatic twist.
TV has convinced America that same-sex couples can be just like straight ones. What’s next?
AMC’s new show goes beyond the obvious questions about what happens when robots can think like people.
The Titanic soundtrack defined a movie-scoring career filled with distinctive sounds and universal emotions.
She just got Apple to change course on streaming royalties. Is she the most powerful person in music?