iOS app Android app

Hugh Masekela

"Certain Birds Make Certain Sounds": An Interview with Hugh Masekela

David Hunt | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
David Hunt

When Hugh picked up the phone and I asked him how he was doing, he forewent any standard return greeting. Rather than say he was fine, great or lousy, he offered instead a description of his surroundings: "I'm sitting on the porch in a rocking chair, looking at the purple mountain range..."

50 Years of A&M Records: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."

UFW Concerts: Chatting With Kris Kristofferson Plus Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, and Shevy Smith's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Filmed in Brooklyn by way of Southern California, "Rocket Fuel" is off Shevy Smith's Ad Astra record, which was released this May.

Thank You for the Music

Katharine Quarmby | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Katharine Quarmby

I was sent two rather lovely, seasonal gifts of music this week -- one by Pete Lawrence, the British ambient music promoter and producer (among other ...

Dog Ears Music: Born in April Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Serge Gainsbourg, Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, Ann-Margret and more.

Dog Ears Music: The Gift List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

2010-12-17-albums.jpg

Ahead of World Cup, UN Teams Up With Soccer, Music Stars in Quest for Goals

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

Looking at soccer rules, some often point to certain parallels -- metaphorical and otherwise -- between how the game is played and the way the UN tries to do its job.