How LA Became a Bastion for People Who Are 'Spiritual, Not Religious’
The ecstatic, hypnotic chanting of kirtan is a huge scene in the city. And that makes perfect sense.
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The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience
Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Psychedelics Are Going Mainstream, Because the Mainstream Needs Them
Some experts predict practices like MDMA therapy will be legal in as little as three years.
Maury Povich Thinks His Insane Paternity Test Shows Are 'Shakespearean'
"There is love. There is lust. There is betrayal. There is conflict."
I Tried to Find Spiritual Enlightenment at a Music Festival
At Bhakti Fest, you'll find no alcohol, no meat, no cheese, no cigarettes, and no drugs—but you might find yourself.
Reporting on Climate Change Is Harmful if You're Not Offering Solutions
Once-celebrated author and thinker Daniel Pinchbeck can't find an audience for his new book. He has a few ideas why.
The Green Bay Packers Are the NFL's Great Rural Anomaly
We hung with 7,000 of the team's owners at their annual shareholders' meeting.
Bon Iver’s Dad Helped Me Discover the Secret Jazz History of His Hometown
How a trip to Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival ended in the back of his dad's pickup and the dive bar down the road.
How Music Helped a Transgender Pop Star Transition
Through seeing Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Prince on MTV, Kenny could better visualize becoming Mia.
The Legend of Pamela Des Barres, Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Most Iconic Groupie
'I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie' was her groundbreaking bestseller and Penny Lane from 'Almost Famous' is based on her. We talk to Pamela about her new book, 'Let It Bleed: How to Write a Rockin' Memoir.'
No Funk in the Trump: A Conference Call with George Clinton and Soul Clap
We dialed in with the P-Funk legend and Boston house duo to talk their recent collaborations, drugs, and making funk in the Trump era.
The Depressing Story of America’s Favorite Pump-Up Jam
C&C Music Factory's "Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" is still the go-to anthem for sports games everywhere—but its legacy is at the center of a bitter, decades-long legal battle.