Social Distancing With Mike Scott of the Waterboys: Nail Polish, Kid’s Movies and New Music

I also have to be her model for nail varnish and make-up experiments and general jobbing actor in all her imaginative games. We’ve also been rearranging her bedroom, and like all kids do, she’s earnestly teaching me to do all the things I learned when I was her age. We have a lot of fun. […]

Warner Music sets foot in Vietnam

The record label conglomerate Monday said Warner Music Vietnam will be led by managing director Lisa Nguyen, former head of Zing Media, which is owned by Vietnamese tech firm VNG Corporation, and will report to Warner Music Asia President Simon Robson.

No shape: how tech helped musicians melt the gender binary

Xen appears on the cover of the album bearing her name. Rendered by Arca’s frequent collaborator Jesse Kanda, she’s a vision of distended femininity, with hips that jut out from her small waist. Her long arms are covered in ripples of loose skin. Her upper body is pale white, but her legs are deep red, […]

50 Cent v Rick Ross: Round 10

But in a new video, Ross has apologised. Sort of. OK, not really. “I heard I offended the homosexual community,” he said. “I sincerely apologise to the people I’ve offended. And just to let the gay community know how sincere I am with my apologies, I’m offering and willing to do a record with an […]

Björk review – a strangely unambitious hotchpotch

But it is my unhappy duty to tell you that the histrionic Black Lake, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, gains nothing from either its black-box projection or its two-channel format. Against a perhaps too minimal string section, Björk kneels on a cave floor, hugging herself, nursing her heartbreak. It doesn’t get subtler from there. “My […]

As Australian arts moves online, here is where to check out comedy, theatre, music, drag, visual art and more

Can’t visit the Sydney Opera House?Australia’s most recognisable built structure, and premier home of the arts, has been forced to shut up shop. In response, the Sydney Opera House has launched From Our House to Yours. Every Wednesday to Sunday night at 6:00pm, the Opera House will release archival footage, live broadcasts and even premieres.

Music at the Red Door: Online Recitals Wednesdays at 12:15 pm

Music at the Red Door is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, the William & Alice Mortensen Foundation, and the Marjorie Jolidon Fund of the […]

Music at the Red Door Launches New Series of Online Concerts

On April 15, Edward Clark, well-known in the region not only for his skilled musicianship but for his collection of keyboard instruments, will perform music of several Baroque composers on harpsichord, organ, and lautenwerk, Mr. Clark, who is the organist of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, has a collection of unique keyboard instruments, including a two […]

Don’t fear coronavirus, says Andrea Bocelli before Milan concert

He added: “Read, listen to music, try to keep the body and mind very active and, last but not least, do not be afraid of a virus that will pass, in the same way that you wouldn’t be afraid when you get behind the wheel of your car, knowing that throughout the year there are […]

These 20 Groups Are Offering Aid to Artists in Need

Artist Relief launches with $10 million in funding, which will be distributed directly to artists via unrestricted $5,000 grants. Deana Haggag, president of United States Artists, says, “Artists, architects, podcast producers, playwrights, art journalists — all can seek funding.” Areas of need that will be prioritized include housing, emergency medical care, and food, and applications […]