From horrorcore fantasies to soul-searching nightmares, here are the greatest moments from the Detroit rapper’s tumultuous career Eminem illustrates all the cadences he has mastered over the years, channelling flows from influences such as Tech N9ne and Big Pun like an exorcist summoning spirits, and moving through an impressive 1,560 words in just six minutes. […]

Sortie le 10 avril en CD et en digital du nouvel album d’Omer Avital, New York Paradox. Le contrebassiste israélien va reprendre à cette occasion la configuration de Qantar, son quintette explosif à deux saxophones qui prend des allures de Jazz Messengers de la Méditerranée. Ce disque devrait également marquer le début d’une nouvelle collaboration entre […]

Coronavirus oblige, la 25ème édition de Blues autour du zinc qui devait se tenir à Beauvais, dans l’Oise,du 19 au 29 mars, n’aura finalement pas lieu, par décision préfectorale. Les organisateurs donnent d’ores et déjà rendez-vous à tous les festivaliers en Mars 2021. 

The 90s undoubtedly marked the Golden Age of underground music zines cataloguing subcultural movements. Without an avalanche of Tumblr accounts offering endless information on what your favourite band is wearing, Soundcloud recommendations about who to listen to next, or Twitter documenting your most-loved guitar player’s childhood fear, publications such as the pioneering DIY zine Sniffin’ […]

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? The connection isn’t a coincidence. I know because I asked. I put the question to top-flight professionals in industries from tech to finance to media, all of whom had […]

Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it’s slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That’s one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues […]

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