music-theory

Nicholas Britell Is the Composer You Don’t Know You Love

You might not know his face, but you know his vibe. The songwriter of the moment is the guy behind ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Beale Street’ and the ‘Succession’ theme

Forty Years Later, Straight Men Still Don’t Know What to Do With ‘Macho Man’

The Village People’s 1978 hit has always mocked the vanity of masculinity. Which makes it perfect that Donald Trump plays it as his rallies.

An Overly In-Depth Analysis of Aerosmith’s 50-Year Career Based on Steven Tyler Screaming ‘YAKKA-KAKKA-KOW-YAKKA-KOW’

What the big-mouthed rock god’s scat gibberish can teach us about showmanship, sex, America and life itself

Wayne Coyne Knows How Lucky He Is

To celebrate the release of the Flaming Lips’ great new album ‘American Head,’ the 59-year-old frontman talks about late-in-life fatherhood, feeling grateful, and why Beck still makes him mad