Music Filter
  1. Do You Wish You Were More Politically Outspoken? Nick Cave Responds.

    “My songs sit in that liminal space between decided points of view.” On The Red Hand Files, his website of letters to fans, Nick Cave beautifully explains why his songs don’t have overt political messages.

    Music
    Photo by Gosha Rubchinskiy
  2. VAN Magazine

    Named after Ludwig van Beethoven, VAN is an online classical music magazine, reporting with passion and deep knowledge on a vibrant global scene.

    Culture
  3. Wes Montgomery

    The official site of Wes Montgomery — a man universally acknowledged as one of the greatest guitarists in the history of jazz. With his unique picking style — developed while practicing late at night to avoid disturbing his neighbors — Montgomery defined modern jazz guitar during the 1950s and ’60s.

    Music
  4. Discover Prompts, Day 20: Music

    Tell us all about the music you love.

    Discover Prompts
    Photo by Stas Knop from Pexels
  5. Fretboard Journal

    Dedicated to the guitar world’s best storytelling, at Fretboard Journal, you’ll find videos, interviews, articles, and a keepsake print magazine, just for guitar fanatics.

    Journals & Magazines
  6. Memoir Mixtapes

    Music and memory are inextricably linked, and at Memoir Mixtapes, you’ll find creative nonfiction and poetry inspired by the ways music shapes the lives of listeners.

    Culture
  7. No Depression

    Named after an online alt-country message board that took its name from a Carter Family song, No Depression is a semiannual print and online journal that celebrates Roots music in all its forms.

    Art
  8. The Village Voice

    Here, you’ll find the archives for the widely acclaimed Village Voice, the United States’ first alternative weekly newspaper, covering counter-culture from 1955 to 2018.

    Art
  9. AFROPUNK

    Celebrating Black culture from Brooklyn to Johannesburg, AFROPUNK covers music, activism, art, and more.

    Art
  10. Violins and Violinists

    Happy World Violin Day! Benjamin Hebbert blogs about the life of a violin dealer and his passion for violins that sound beautiful — and tell an amazing story, too.

    Music
  11. Variety

    From entertainment news to film, TV, and music reviews and much more: you’ll find it all at Variety’s official website.

    Film
  12. MTV

    At MTV’s official website, you can stream your favorite shows, watch the latest music videos, and get up to date on pop culture news.

    Music
  13. The Rolling Stones

    Can’t get no . . . satisfaction? If you’re looking for tour dates, videos, and news about the Rolling Stones, visit their official site and you’ll always be able to get what you want.

    Music
    The Rolling Stones at Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee, USA, performing at Summerfest festival on June 23, 2015 - Photo by Jim Pietryga
  14. Austin City Limits Music Festival

    Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas, the Austin City Limits Music Festival has grown to two weekends, eight stages, and over 130 bands. Explore the lineup, festival map, and so much more on the official website.

    Current Events
    Photo by Greg Noire via ACL Festival
  15. Dancing With Myself

    At Real Life Mag, Robin James examines silent discos and Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy”: “Silent discos are peak headphone culture. The entire point of a silent disco is to share space but then disavow that sharing by dancing and listening separately.”

    Essay