Music Review: Speak of the Devil
What sets the track apart is the way the singers sound professionally produced but still sound as if they are enjoying themselves.
Music Review: Way to Blue
Listening to Way to Blue has helped me understand what about Drake is inimitable.
Music Review: The Shouting Matches
Importantly: The Shouting Matches sound nothing at all like Bon Iver.
Duke music professor premieres composition
“The upcoming concert is very challenging, and [it] has provided an opportunity for the musicians to stretch their ability.”
Student Spotlight: Dylan Gleit, guitarist
"I’ve been writing many songs about a particular girl of interest who I don’t believe feels the same way about me."
Faddis to perform with Duke Jazz Ensemble
In Durham and at Duke, jazz expands with each passing year.
Music Review: Kurt Vile
Kurt Vile is comfortable enough to write songs about how much he loves his wife.
Recess discusses James Blake's Overgrown
Arts editor Katie Zaborsky and Music editor Dan Fishman recorded a podcast-review of James Blake's new album, Overgrown.
Robert Ward remembered as 'vibrant force' in American music
Ward, who died last week at the age of 95, created award-winning operas, symphonies and instrumental pieces.
CDS, Music Maker Relief promote Southern blues
The Music Maker Relief Foundation has been working to bring attention back to Southern blues.
dP hosts Merritt, Dinnerstein in collaboration
An unusual convergence of classical, Americana and folk.
Music Review: The Strokes
The last time I remember caring about, much less liking, an album by The Strokes was during my middle school glory days.
Album Review: David Bowie
If anyone has earned the right to indulge in perpetual existential crisis, it’s David Bowie.
Music Review: The Cave Singers
The Cave Singers’ fourth album employs a variety of shifts away from their usual aesthetic.
Concert premieres works by Music Dept. PhD candidates
After only a few minutes talking with each of this year’s PhD candidates in music composition, it’s clear that each takes a very different approach to the creation of classical music.
Music Review: Atoms for Peace
AMOK lives up to lofty expectations as another satisfying Thom Yorke project.
Music Review: Golden Grrrls
Given the band’s name, it’s strange how far removed they are from the feminist political agenda of the Riot Grrrl movement.
Recess Interviews: Jenny Li
"I think that in college, if you decide to continue with music, it means you’re really passionate about it."
Kotche, Megafaun, On Fillmore play Reynolds
The history of rock music tells us that if a band is in need of a breakthrough album, their best move might be to find a new drummer.
Music Review: Mark Kozelek
The god of sadcore takes a host of metal, punk, classic-rock and pop songs and reinvents them into hypnotically melancholy folk ballads.
Music Review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are not always on top of the music world, but they’re always up to speed.
Recess Interviews: Heather McEntire of Mount Moriah
"If we are unique in those ways, in this sea of country Americana folk bands, I’m proud to be unique in those ways."
'Take a Stand' conference to engage arts, policy
"Everybody should be able to have the same opportunities for beauty, passion, community.”