Often relegated to the small print, session musicians helped create the most iconic songs of the last century. Hal Blaine was one of the greatest, and quietest, among them.
A police officer stands guard in front of R. Kelly's recording studio in the West Loop as city inspectors go through the property on January 16th, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.
From indie to rap to South Texas polka, music communities fight to define authenticity in pop
In this edition of The Cocktail Napkin, we look academics' fixation on the social and economic problems in the world of Harry Potter, and how music festivals impact the psychological and social well-being.
Music festivals, like the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, provide a model for reducing the carbon footprint of large events.