The author of a 1995 L.A. opera review of “Porgy and Bess” reflects on troubled times to see how it holds up to today’s moment. Hint: nothing’s changed.
Today we explore the story of Bob Dylan’s “The Hurricane,” which helped raise awareness and support for wrongly accused boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter.
A dual historical and contemporary editorial thinking through the blindspots and newfound responsibilties of curating in today’s cultural economy.
Curated by Efa Etoroma Jr., “Enough Is Enough” is a powerful Spotify playlist accompanied by analysis that sheds light on contemporary Black protest songs.
We break down the devices that help Leon Bridges and Terrace Martin’s song, “Sweeter,” function on every level, musically, poetically, and emotionally.
We spoke with composer and indie marketing expert Cheryl Englehardt about how and why musicians should keep the conversation going with their fans right now.
Stravinsky’s music and the music of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane have been compared to Cubism, is jazz the connector? We trace the influences.
Dear Soundfly community, So much of the music we love (and make) is the creation…