Music

The Record
11:13 am
Fri June 15, 2012

A Cover Album Is A Tiny Museum Of Songs

The cover of Justin Vivian Bond's album Silver Wells, on which the cabaret performer uses other people's songs to construct a plotline that echoes the Joan Didion novel Play It As It Lays.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 6:40 pm

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Deceptive Cadence
10:58 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Wichita (Symphony) Lineman

Pablo Helguera

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 3:46 pm

Got an idea for a classical cartoon, or a reaction to this one? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. You can see more of his work at Artworld Salon and on his own site.

Song Travels
10:21 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Wayne Brady On 'Song Travels'

Wayne Brady.
Jeff Katz

Originally published on Fri February 21, 2014 12:49 pm

Wayne Brady became a household name by improvising on the popular TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? The singer, actor, dancer and comedian has also appeared in the stage productions Rent and Chicago, and he became host of the game show Let's Make a Deal in 2009.

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Cabinet of Wonders
9:25 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Cabinet of Wonders: Episode Four

Host John Wesley Harding on the Cabinet of Wonders at City Winery in Brooklyn, NY.
Chris Graham Courtesy of Cabinet of Wonders

Originally published on Sat June 23, 2012 8:59 am

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Song Of The Day
6:03 am
Fri June 15, 2012

The Dynamites: A Celebration Of Resurrection

The Dynamites.
Courtesy of the artist

Soul music is rooted in gritty perseverance, so pairing up stalwarts Bettye LaVette and Charles Walker works on so many levels, it's a miracle it hasn't happened until now. A celebration of resurrection, "Yours and Mine" nods to hard knocks and surprise finishes — a fairy-tale story brought to electrifying life by two people who've lived to tell it.

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