Corey Taylor of Slipknot talks PTSD, Donald Trump and life after alcoholism
His new playlist sucks
‘Shock’, from the French ‘choque’, began as the word for a collision of armies
The Eighth: Mahler and the World in 1910 by Stephen Johnson reviewed
150 Glimpses of the Beatles by Craig Brown reviewed
Nicholas Walker’s new six-CD cycle of the complete piano works of the eccentric Russian composer are a revelation
An art exhibition currently occupies the world’s most famous techno club in Berlin
Kevin Rowland, decades after Dexys, is still running
Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music by Alex Ross reviewed
Maria Theresia von Paradis was the darling of the Viennese musical court, so why has she been forgotten?
The show must go on
Parents will be listening to Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s degrading song ‘WAP’ with their children
And how I wrote a novel about it
There are very few hiring processes where elements of bias based on race, gender, friendship and family can be totally eliminated
The family that plays together...
The legendary rapper could run a successful campaign if he commits
Not the legend’s best work
There are real flashes of genius in albums such as One Nite Alone...
Meeting the inimitable Basie
On shape-note singing and my friend Stephen
Doo-wop’s elder statesman on Buddy Holly, Dylan and King David