Why the Music Industry Should Follow This Label’s Mental Health Initiative
Royal Mountain Records’ pledge to extend benefits to its artists is a big deal.
New Broken Social Scene Video Features a Toilet, a Metaphor for the Ages
But whom is flushing the entertainers away?
The Music Issue
Public Access TV, Sunflower Bean, Fat Tony, and Others Answer Some Personal Questions
We asked some of our favorite musicians a few personal questions. Here's what they told us.
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Bob Dylan Is the Perfect Nobel Winner
As a translator of one Nobel Prize contender and the former student of another, I'm not outraged. In fact, I think he's is the perfect choice.
The Music Issue
Artists' Odes to Their Favourite Musicians
We asked some of our favourite photographers to create shrines to their favourite musicians. From Madonna to Chumbawamba, Eurythmics to Morrissey, these were the results.
Signe Pierce; Lauren Poor; Aileen Son; Paul Mpagi S
How (and Why) the Long-Form Music Video Is Making a Comeback
From Queen to Queen Bey, we explore the resurgence of the long-form music video.
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Fuck Music, Let’s Talk About Feelings: FYF Fest
So Sad Today went to this year's festival to talk to musicians whose work is "sad," "dark," "nostalgic," or "melancholic" about what happiness is, what it means to them, and how to get it.
So Sad Today
Developers Are Gentrifying Vittoria Wharf. Here's How London Artists Are Fighting Back
Performers, musicians, small business owners and neighborhood residents are teaming up to stop gentrification.
Bands Tell Us About the Worst Places They've Crashed While Touring
Glamorous tales of rotting crack houses and having your head used as a toilet.
Longreads Or Whatever
Living With Tinnitus: I Find It Hard to Believe Silence Ever Existed
Tom Bellamy from the band Losers woke up one day with ringing in his ears. Five years on, we asked him to write about life with tinnitus.
Revolutionary Recording Techniques Are Bringing Bach Back
One contemporary classical musician's electronic counterfeit of Bach's fugues.
There's Nothing Weird About a Weird Al Marionette
Darren Moreash makes crafting rock'n'roll marionettes his artform.