How Music Reveals the Pitfalls — and Possibilities — of Patriotism

With 4th of July around the corner, I have found myself wondering how we sustain pride in our country during …

What Did He Write and When Did He Write It?: Mozart’s Requiem

By Glen Roven In anticipation of the National Chorale’s performance of Mozart’s Requiem, his monumental final work, thoughts of Wolfgang …

Un-treasured Time: A Conversation with Phil Elverum

In my mind, Phil Elverum is a man who needs no introduction. I met Phil probably in 1997. I would …

Leonard Cohen’s Art of Losing

By Oksana Maksymchuk In a 1959 letter to Canadian publisher Jack McClellan, a 25-year old Leonard Cohen characterized his audience …

Music Disownership in the Streaming Economy

By Thomas Klepacz On January 9th, Spotify found itself in the public eye of an atypical arena. The Swedish music …

Old Songs for the New Resistance

By Bruce Bauman A soundtrack of 60s rock political anthems urging an uprising against the establishment, for the new generation …