Stories about the artists and objects that define the soundtracks of our lives
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.
Words by T. Cole Rachel, Photography by Sinna Nasseri
The Bang & Olufsen Beogram turntable.
Words by T. Cole Rachel, Photography by Robin Broadbent
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
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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
Brian DeRan on trading the music industry for the Mojave Desert.
Words by Jennifer Piejko, Photography by Vincent Perini
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
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Woody Guthrie Center shines a light on one of America’s most influential artists.
words by joshua sanchez, photography by shawn brackbill
Musician Blu DeTiger on street food, hard-to-get-to places, and travel purchases.
Words by Blu DeTiger, Illustration by Victoria Rosselli
The power of music we can actually touch.
WORDS BY IVY ELROD, ILLUSTRATION BY GIGI ROSE GRAY
Writer Rembert Browne watched Leon Bridges ascend to fame in real time. He checks in with the Fort Worth–bred musician as he prepares to play for the masses.
Words by Rembert Browne, Photography by Shaniqwa Jarvis
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