For Annie Clark, the guitar is not an appendage, not an extension of the body. It is its own body with its own voice. She doesn't use it to embellish her songs; she uses it to build worlds.
Watch an excerpt from The Unchanging Sea, the latest commingling of filmmaker Bill Morrison's decaying reels of silent film and Michael Gordon's undulating music.
Franklin's gospel recordings presented black life itself as a sacred practice. On albums like Amazing Grace, she is less individual genius than willing instrument of the world that created her.
Noel King talks to Dyson, a professor at Georgetown University, about the legacy of Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul died August 16 at the age of 76.
No one's voice has ever soared like this.
In this career-spanning conversation, we trace Aretha Franklin's journey, from her earliest days singing gospel in her father's church to becoming one of the most influential artists of all time.
Ms. Jackson returns with "Made For Now," a vibrant, Afrobeat-inspired song that will compel you to seize the day.
Nuyorican newcomer Kim Viera teams up with Daddy Yankee for a summer love hit, Arcangel and J Balvin go disco-over-dembow and Dillon Francis and De La Ghetto keep moombahton alive.