Author Archives: THE NEW YORK TIMES

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.

Read full article >>

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.

Read full article >>

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.

Read full article >>

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.

Read full article >>

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.

Read full article >>

Your Week in Culture: Katy Perry, Agnès Varda, the Guggenheim’s Chinese Art (Minus the Animals)

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Oct. 1: Dave Malloy returns downtown, and “The Gifted” debuts on Fox.

Read full article >>

Walter Becker, Guitarist, Songwriter and Co-Founder of Steely Dan, Dies at 67

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Becker and Donald Fagen developed a sophisticated, adventurous sound, producing hits like “Do It Again” and “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” and a raft of acclaimed albums.

Read full article >>

Popcast: Celebrating Two of Rock’s Big Voices, Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell

Source: New York Times » Music

A conversation about two singers in different bands who left significant musical and emotional legacies, on Popcast.

Read full article >>

24 Outdoor Performances to See This Summer In and Around New York

Source: New York Times » Music

Recommendations for other outdoor performances, scheduled around the holiday and beyond, suggested by reporters and critics of The New York Times.

Read full article >>