Music Interviews

2:45pm

Fri July 25, 2014
Music Interviews

Gurrumul, An Unlikely International Star, Reaches U.S. Ears

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 5:40 pm

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, who goes by Gurrumul, released his self-titled debut album in the U.S. this week.
Adrian Cook Courtesy of the artist

The Australian musician and singer-songwriter Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, who goes by simply Gurrumul, is an international star. He has sung a duet with Sting, performed for Britain's Royal Family and President Obama and even graced the cover of Rolling Stone, who called him "Australia's most important voice." That's remarkable for a man who was born blind, is extremely shy and doesn't speak much English.

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5:07pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Microphone Check

YG: 'I Gave Y'All What I Seen'

YG.
Courtesy of the Cashmere Agency

3:42pm

Wed July 23, 2014
The Record

A Rational Conversation: The Sound Of TDE's Success

Kendrick Lamar (right) onstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 in Atlanta with Ali, TDE's engineer and sometimes DJ.
Rick Diamond/BET Getty Images for BET

3:31pm

Sun July 20, 2014
Music Interviews

Unlocking The Eclectic: A Conversation With Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler

Originally published on Mon July 21, 2014 6:39 am

Shabazz Palaces' new record, Lest Majesty, comes out July 29.
Patrick O'Brien-Smith Courtesy of the artist

3:04am

Sun July 20, 2014
Deceptive Cadence

A Guitar Hero Draws His Own Sketches Of Spain

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 10:26 am

Milos Karadaglic's latest album, Aranjuez, released this July.
Lars Borges Mercury Classics

If you're a classical guitarist, it may be impossible to resist the pull of one iconic piece: the Concierto de Aranjuez by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Many musicians regard it as the holy grail of guitar repertoire, including a man so big in the classical world he is known by only one name: Milos.

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