music

Early in the afternoon on Sunday, an unexpected guest strolled onto the main stage of Governors Ball, a three-day music festival held on Randall’s Island in New York City from June 6-8. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) took the mic and explained that even though New York is already the capital of ...

Who is from Bowling Green, Ky. and delivers joyous melodies? Sleeper Agent, an alternative band with sextet Alex Kandel, Tony Smith, Justin Wilson, Lee Williams, Scott Gardner and Josh Martin. Structuring their punk-pop sound from their first album, Celabrasion, Sleeper ...

Any time you leave the limits of Atlanta it automatically feels like you’ve traveled 100 miles. Everything is green, everything is far apart and no one accepts the Emory Card. My trek to CounterPoint Music Festival in Kingston Downs, Ga. ...

“Nightmare and the Cat” is a song by a musician named Anthony Harwood, who faded into obscurity in the ’90s. British brothers Django and Samuel Stewart were inspired by Harwood’s song, and therefore decided to name their band Nightmare and ...

Best movie of the year: ‘American Hustle’ Every single person I know longs secretly, whether consciously or not, to experience the 1970s. One of my friends wants nothing more than to have a full mustache and not be viewed as ...

Bringing an invigorating close to this year’s Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series, pianist Inon Barnatan, the New York Philharmonic Artist-in-Association and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, and cellist Alisa Weilerstein, a 2011 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow, performed at Emory Friday ...

It’s not uncommon to hear university students, especially those of a more artistic inclination, complaining about the apparently declining quality of modern music. From all the whining that goes on, one might think that music has reverted to its simpler, ...

Arthur Danto’s “The Artworld” described how all of art was contained within its specific context, under its own specific art-historic moment. This has two very important implications for our understanding of art. The first was that every piece of artwork ...