Author Archives: THE NEW YORK TIMES

Popcast: The Complex Intersection Where Rap and the Legal System Collide

Source: New York Times » Music

A conversation with a criminal lawyer about the racial politics of legal representation, the Meek Mill saga and the future prospects of incarcerated would-be stars.

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Popcast: Justin Timberlake Down, Meek Mill Up: How Twitter Swings Public Opinion

Source: New York Times » Music

The internet’s response to the two musicians after the Super Bowl shows how criticism works these days. Rapid-fire groupthink online can be strong enough to have real-world impact.

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Your Week in Culture: Cardi B’s New Year’s Eve, ‘9-1-1,’ Louise Bourgeois

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Dec. 31: The cellist Alisa Weilerstein at the New York Philharmonic; and the Public’s dependably enticing Under the Radar Festival.

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Your Week in Culture: Thom Yorke, JCVD, ‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown’

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Dec. 10: Nicholas Nixon’s “Brown Sisters” portraits in Boston; Merce Cunningham alumni in Brooklyn.

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Popcast: How Will Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Be Remembered?

Source: New York Times » Music

A new biography of the magazine’s founder has been praised by our critic and slammed by its subject. A discussion about “Sticky Fingers,” on Popcast.

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Popcast: What Are the Billboard Charts Really Measuring?

Source: New York Times » Music

Changes to the formulas used to build albums and singles charts will weigh paid streams more than free ones. What will the impact be? A conversation, on Popcast.

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Popcast: The Persistence of Pink and Kelly Clarkson, Outspoken Pop Survivors

Source: New York Times » Music

Two of the music world’s biggest voices and boldest personalities are back. Deep into successful careers, where have their paths diverged? A conversation, on Popcast.

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Your Week in Culture: Jay-Z, Eugene O’Neill and ‘Princess Bride’ in Theaters Nationwide

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Oct. 15: Monteverdi’s groundbreaking “Orfeo” in Manhattan, and Mona Hatoum’s sly sculptures in Houston.

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Your Week in Culture: Clive Owen, St. Vincent, ‘Marshall’ Before the Supreme Court

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Oct. 8: The choreographer Rebecca Davis brings stop-motion to life in New York, and Chicago showcases Brazilian modern art.

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