One of the most widely-acclaimed albums of 2020, Fiona Apple’s shimmering return to the limelight is filled with lyrical gemstones.
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That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along in Episode 11 of our podcast, “Themes and Variation” with Kirk Hamilton.
That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along in Episode 10 of our podcast, “Themes and Variation.”
That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along with podcast host/historian Hughie Stone Fish in Ep 9 of “Themes and Variation”
Need to shake up your Christmas caroling this year? Here’s 7 of our favorite weird and wacky holiday songs that are truly unique!
That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along with podcast host/historian Charlie Harding in Ep 8 of “Themes and Variation.”
Through means of Dancehall rhythms, modal interchange, and ostinato, Michael Jackson gives us glimpses of Black American heritage in his protest song.
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.
Borrowing a nifty couple of chord changes from the jazz world can really elevate your songwriting, no matter the genre or style.