The songwriter who’s penned hits for Meghan Trainor and Dolly Parton performed ‘Contact High.’
This song is written as ‘a Christmas carol for children,’ from the venerable Martin Luther, dated 1535. It is based on the Bible’s account of Christ’s birth in Luke 2:1-18.
Mark Helprin’s latest novel, ‘Paris in the Present Tense,’ is an ode to fighting anti-Semitism, the beauty of music, and never giving up hope.
Trumpets, tubas, sousaphones, euphonia, bazookas, alphorns, litui, sackbuts, bugles, trombones, superbones, flugelhorns, vuvuzelas—all remain Apocalyptic contenders, as far as I’m concerned.
A soulful album both enchanting and nostalgic, The Hillbilly Thomists repurpose old gospel favorites while reacquainting the listener to a buffet of instruments one rarely encounters.
Like most things worth doing, jazz takes some work to get into—but it’s not for reasons you might suspect.
It’s time for one of my favorite genres: the end-of-year listicle. So before we shift our attention to 2018, let’s reflect on some of the best music to come out in 2017.
If you need an antidote to vanilla and dumbed-down Christmas music at this time of year and don’t feel like confronting your school, choir, or town official, there’s a solution.
If you’re desperate for an alternative to the thin musical gruel of holiday playlists, then the hymns and carols of Advent offer a remarkable and lovely respite of truth and preparation.
We’re children of the ‘90s. We need an enemy-crushing soundtrack, and we need it to rock. Vast Asteroid has got us covered.
Maybe you understood U2 to be vaguely spiritual or quasi-Christian-but-who-really-knows. Listen to these songs again, and reconsider.
While not perfect when viewed through the thick lenses of this long-time pop-music dork, it seems 10cc’s latest compilation is about as good as it’s ever going to get.
‘Tales from the Tour Bus’ is an animated series Mike Judge has produced for Cinemax, about the stars of country music from the ‘50s onward.
A question my four-year-old often asks me suggests the lessons of youth can be intellectually stimulating and penetrating.
Weezer’s last two records were high quality, and there’s a chance the hot streak continues with their upcoming release, ‘Pacific Daydream,’ which drops on Friday.
Eric Church broke down in tears when he opened up about the Las Vegas shooting for the first time Wednesday Read Full Article >
In 2014, Tom Petty was responsible for one out of every 40 rock songs heard on the radio. That likely has not changed much.
‘Juggalos’ are fans of the white rap duo Insane Clown Posse. Their march on Washington has greater implications for religion and social class in America than many realize.
Taylor Swift’s atonal chanting about revenge and blaming others for what we do perfectly fits our current politics and culture.
Swift and Perry have disappointed fans with songs that sound like clanging cymbals and lyrics that amount to ‘PAY ATTENTION TO ME!’ The politics eating away at their souls have also destroyed their talent.
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