Nick Drake, who died 40 years ago, was too ethereal to compete with 1970s showmen like David Bowie and Elton John. But he was the perfect musician for the digital era.
A spare piano melody from a brother-sister duo known for strange, jazzy electronica
A pop quiz on the diva's crucial place in film history, from Garland to Gugu
Four Atlantic staffers discuss the latest installment of the podcast, in which listeners finally learn more about Jay.
Two lush, retro box sets celebrate Paramount Records, a company that never understood its own artistic significance.
Rock has always resisted telling audiences how to behave, but smartphone-wielding concertgoers are infuriating artists.
When the rapper dropped Cristal for Armand de Brignac, he was sending a message that his business would go to a brand that appreciates hip hop.
A fanfic Twitter account that imagines the performer has actual powers brilliantly parodies the masculine superhero complex, and her perfect hair.
Packed with outspoken women performing and winning, the CMAs looked female-friendly, even if the industry it celebrates still isn't.
Halloween deserves music fit for jangling bones and moldering souls. Halloween deserves Camille Saint-Saëns’s 1874 classical masterpiece, Danse Macabre.
New research suggests famous musicians face higher rates of accidental death and suicide.
She has left country behind, but her new album's a blast.
When the Scottish singer disses the likes of Miley and Rihanna, she makes feminism smaller.
Ashlee Simpson's lip-sync debacle on Saturday Night Live a decade ago was the beginning of the end for her—and for her family, once a celebreality dynasty in the making.
Hip-hop's complex history with race and gender, dramatized in two rapper's insulting tweets
Idina Menzel is confused that her Christmas album is out before before Halloween—but the early release is actually a good thing for her, and for the public.
It's how familiar it all is.
"Out of the Woods" at first sounds like the work of a new artist. Then you listen to the lyrics.
The halftime performance is about images, not music, which means Perry should do just fine.
Green Day's nomination means that the eligibility period has reached a new era, and it's another generation's turn to feel old.