Stories about the artists and objects that define the soundtracks of our lives
With the publication of her debut novel, the musician sings the praises of trying new things and giving yourself permission to take big risks.
Words by T. Cole Rachel, Photography by Sean Sullivan
Over a meal at New York City’s famed Carlyle Hotel, the folk-music legend opens up about activism, songwriting, and always seeking balance.
Words by T. Cole Rachel, Photography by Sinna Nasseri
The iconic star on the past, present, and plans for the future, including a new collaboration with Hennessy Paradis.
Words by Alex Frank
Over a meal at one of his favorite restaurants in New York City, the former R.E.M. front man dishes on creativity, vulnerability, and his love of food.
The Bang & Olufsen Beogram turntable.
Words by T. Cole Rachel, Photography by Robin Broadbent
Brian DeRan on trading the music industry for the Mojave Desert.
Words by Jennifer Piejko, Photography by Vincent Perini
Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society takes the idea of the orchestra all the way back to its historically informed roots.
Words by Michael Andor Brodeur, Photography by George Etheredge
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause teaches the world how to listen — and be quiet.
Words by Annette Lamothe-Ramos, Photography by Vincent Perini
Hitmaker Diane Warren unpacks the complicated alchemy involved in penning the perfect ballad.
words by T. Cole Rachel, photography by arianna lago
Musician Blu DeTiger on street food, hard-to-get-to places, and travel purchases.
Words by Blu DeTiger, Illustration by Victoria Rosselli
Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay A9 is the speaker of your dreams.
words by t. cole rachel, illustration by Ahonen & Lamberg
Musician Chan Marshall — better known as Cat Power — on the songs that call to her and what comes next.
words by t. cole rachel; photography by elinor carucci, patrick o'dell, and greg hunt
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