Shannon Draucker examines the role classical music plays in two recent novels, Aja Gabel's "The Ensemble" and R. O. Kwon's "The Incendiaries."
Geoff Nelson discusses Bertolt Brecht's theory of alienation and the music videos of Mitski.
Max Suechting reviews Kanye West's "ye" and West's collaboration with Kid Cudi, "Kids See Ghosts."
Isabel Torrealba considers Bowie as magical realist.
Armed only with two disposable cameras, Matthew Stevens chronicles Stagecoach Music Festival.
Erin Coulehan on Donald Glover, Kanye West, and "accessible genius."
Sarah Bartoleme discusses the lack of Black musicians in the "Black Panther" orchestra.