Jessica Xi

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Quincy Jones: the kingmaker of pop

As a child, he ran with gangsters in the world's biggest ghetto; as a man, he recorded the most successful album ever. The super-mogul has laid down …

Annie Leibovitz Teaches Photography in Her First Online Course

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Dolly Parton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barack Obama and family, Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Gates, Queen …

Los Angeles

Our 12 favourite soundtracks of 2017

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The Inventive Traditions of South African Jazz

Illustration by Lynnie Zulu.Even from its beginnings in the 1950s and ‘60s, South African jazz was synonymous with resistance. Inspired both by …

Jazz and Classical Treasures from the Digitized Catalogue of ECM Records

The ECM sound is a trademark of the times, crystalline and reverberant, conveying both the intimacy of live performance and the warmth of a concert space.<p>One of the defining sound-worlds of the past half-century of recorded music is the distinguished repertory of ECM Records, which was founded by …

Scientists with soul: Moses Boyd on the drummers that shape his sound

<b>What happens when you grow up on Max Roach, Wiley and Aphex Twin?</b><p>It’s no secret that London has one of the most exciting young jazz scenes in the …

Drawing in the customers in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) - A collection of yawing mouths and extracted teeth, booming stereo speakers and colorful hookah pipes adorn shop fronts in Somalia, a colorful contrast to the airbrushed artworks of big business.<p>Somali mural artist Muawiye Hussein Sidow, also known as "Shik Shik", is …

Where to find the best street art in Madrid

Street art in Madrid is not as famous as it is in New York, London, or Berlin, but a grassroots movement — starring spray paint, paper paste-ups, and …

Streetwear

David Shrigley, Banksy and Mr Bingo feature in Pavement Licker compendium

The creators of <i>Pavement Licker</i>, a street art zine founded in 2003, have released a mammoth 518-page hardback compendium of all its issues. Featuring …

Streetwear