Category Archives: 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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Playlist: The Playlist: Frank Ocean Rescues ‘Moon River,’ and 10 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s most notable tracks from Courtney Barnett, Gregory Porter, Tinashe and more.

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An Organ — and Soon Another — Lands on Broadway

Source: New York Times » Music

As Trinity Wall Street prepares to welcome a new (if used) instrument to St. Paul’s Chapel, it is announcing a brand-new organ for Trinity Church.

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Review: Restrained Wagner at the New York Philharmonic

Source: New York Times » Music

The night after unveiling adventurous plans for his first season as music director of the Philharmonic, Jaap van Zweden disappointed in concert.

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The Carpetbagger: The Agony, Absurdity and Ecstasy of the Oscar for Best Song

Source: New York Times » Music

The first-time nominees Sufjan Stevens and Mary J. Blige join repeat nominees in a category that has always been a mash-up of hits, snoozers and misfires.

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Artist Says Kendrick Lamar Video for ‘Black Panther’ Song Stole Her Work

Source: New York Times » Music

Lina Iris Viktor alleges that the music video for “All the Stars” from the soundtrack to the Marvel film used her “Constellations” series of paintings without permission.

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