Listen to these 10 tracks instead of Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's "Accidental Racist."
A look at where the musical magic happens for artists ranging from Dr. Dre to Thom Yorke
When 'Rolling Stone' panned the Rolling Stones, and other great moments in misguided music criticism
Up close and personal with blood vessels, cells, and microorganisms
For each of these ten musicians, one self just isn't enough.
Tori Amos does it for the healing; Leonard Cohen does it just because he loves to. And David Bowie does it because he wants to be a superhuman.
Relive the poignant, brilliant moments of Bob Dylan's songwriting career.
These albums captured the zeitgeist of the ages and political climates that produced them.
Pussy Riot isn't the first band to suffer consequences after expressing dissent.
These anthems got their messages across loudly, clearly, and eloquently.
You say you want a revolution, but you never asked for this.
Words of wisdom for aspiring songsmiths
Commencement-worthy words of wisdom, drawn from music
Which musician can get their fingers into the most musical pies?
Whether you're on uppers, downers, or something in between, there's music for you here
The strange things that come out of musicians' mouths when they talk about politics
The acid trips, war wounds, and survival stories that led to your most treasured childhood fantasies
How it feels to find out that your favorite song is really about oral sex or emotional abuse