Messiah: 42. Chorus: “Hallelujah”, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia & Norbert Balatsch

By Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia & Norbert Balatsch Listen to Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia & Norbert Balatsch on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere […]

The Music Scene in This Brooklyn Neighborhood Is Here to Stay

One July Sunday, just off Newkirk Plaza in Brooklyn — between the yellow facade of a laundromat and the red awning of a bodega — the mellow strains of a saxophone floated over a crowd of about 150. The Haitian jazz guitarist Eddy Bourjolly introduced the song “Complainte Paysanne,” and the band serenaded the street. This was a kickoff event […]

‘All the Streets Are Silent’ Review: Hip-Hop and Skateboarding Collide

In the late 1980s and early ’90s, long before hypebeasts spent hours waiting for coveted drops outside the Supreme store in SoHo, skaters assembled at a smaller shop on Lafayette Street. There, they would smoke and watch skate videos, listen to music and crack jokes with friends. “All the Streets Are Silent,” a documentary from the director, Jeremy Elkin, is […]

BTS Will Cover This ’90s Chart-Topper Next Week

The Live Lounge session will premiere on Tuesday at 7 a.m. ET on Radio 1 and BBC Sounds. The BTS special, dubbed “BTS @ Radio 1” with presenter Adele Roberts, will air Wednesday at 5:35 p.m. ET on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. “I am beyond excited for this & the wonderful #bts army. Cannot wait! We purple you,” Roberts wrote on Twitter […]

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen’s Podcast to Become a Book

In “Renegades,” a podcast collaboration between Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen, the former president acknowledged that it was, at a glance, an odd partnership. “On the surface, Bruce and I don’t have a lot in common,” he said. “He’s a white guy from a small town in Jersey; I’m a Black guy of mixed race, born in Hawaii, with a […]

Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’ Live Performance Video: Watch

Ariana Grande switched and live mixed “Positions” for her sixth and final Vevo live performance on Thursday (July 22). She kicked off the sultry display by expertly layering her vocal harmonies, as previously heard in a behind-the-scenes clip from the recording of the song, before repeating the pre-chorus, “I’m tryna meet your mama on a Sunday/ Then make a lotta […]

Jack Antonoff Doesn’t Want to Just Take Up Space

1. “Martha” by Tom Waits I’ve never heard more longing in a song. There are plenty of songs about love and regret, and there are plenty of sad chords. And then every once in a while, you hear something that is so much bigger than the sum of its parts. In high school, I had this girlfriend, and she would […]

Monica Lisa Stevenson’s ‘I’m Not Ashamed’ Tops Gospel Airplay

The song is her first No. 1, as well as the first for featured act Paul Porter. Monica Lisa Stevenson’s “I’m Not Ashamed,” featuring Paul Porter, rises to No. 1 on Billboard‘s Gospel Airplay chart (dated July 24). In the tracking week ending July 18, the collaboration gained by 20% in plays, according to MRC Data. The song marks the […]

5 Things to Do This Weekend

It’s always tough to define the purview of First Look, the Museum of the Moving Image’s annual showcase of pathbreaking new films. But the lineup tends to be international, experimental and light on brand-name directors. The last edition, which opened on March 11, 2020, had to be canceled shortly after it began. Enter First Look 20/21, which runs through Aug. […]

Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama ‘Renegades’ Book

On Renegades: Born In the U.S.A., an eight-episode podcast, Obama and Springsteen reunited for intimate chats on race, fatherhood, marriage and the state of America. “There were serious conversations about the fate of the country, the fortune of its citizens, and the destructive, ugly, corrupt forces at play that would like to take it all down,” writes Springsteen in his […]

Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46: Einleitung (Grave), Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

By Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Listen to Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s no commitment. You can cancel anytime.