music

How does one begin to explain the exquisite magic of Sarah Chang? The prodigious violinist enthralled the audience Saturday, Sept. 10, at Emerson Concert Hall in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts as part of Emory University’s Candler Concert Series. ...

Despite the evacuation prompted by severe weather on the second day of Music Midtown, the music proved more than enough reason for fans to endure damp socks and enjoy live performances at the Cotton Club, Roxy, Electric Ballroom and Honda ...

In an increasingly political world, indie rock band Young the Giant offers a unique and honest snapshot of modern America through their music. The members represent a melting pot of ethnicities — singer Sameer Gadhia is Indian, drummer François Comtois ...

The Netherlands has produced some of the biggest names in music, including Edward and Alex Van Halen and Afrojack. Yet the small European nation’s music scene largely remains a mystery to Americans. The Dutch band Chef’Special is sure to intrigue ...

For most, being stranded on an obscure, uninhabited island is almost unfathomable; however, singer-songwriter and guitarist Andy Hull and lead guitarist Robert McDowell of Atlanta-based indie rock band Manchester Orchestra managed to capture perfectly the essence of the film Swiss ...

Chancelor Bennett, better known as Chance The Rapper, is a Chicago-based independent rapper known for his critically acclaimed mixtapes 10 Day and Acid Rap. The first unsigned artist to perform on Saturday Night Live, he has garnered a massive following ...

Kendrick Lamar has the spotlight in the music industry for now — and for good reason. Known as “K-Dot” before choosing to go by his birth name, Lamar proved his lyrical insight early in his career in 2011 debut studio ...

In a Wheel interview last year, The Ceremonies said that their influences — Ian McCulloch of Echo & the Bunnymen, Robert Smith of The Cure and Morrissey of The Smiths — “are all three poets in their own right.” Those ...

With powerful riffs and sweet melodies, Ume (pronounced “ooo-may”) are an indie rock band from Austin, Texas. Named after umeboshi, a Japanese sour pickled plum symbolizing perseverance and devotion, the band is comprised of guitarist and vocalist Lauren Larson and bassist husband Eric Larson, ...