Thursday, 05 March 2020 09:00

A short history of the Sony Walkman

Sony’s portable cassette player The Walkman changed the way people listen to music long before the iPod was on the scene

Published in Features

One of South Korea's biggest bands is part of a new art project that has the potential to create a new harmony between art and pop

Published in Comment
Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:27

Inside Abbey Road Studios

Barbican Music Library, London

9 April - 27 June 2018

Published in Diary

The curator of Their Mortal Remains on how the band transformed expectations of rock concerts

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The design duo's Open Home collection for John Lewis launched this month. Debika Ray spoke to them last year at their London studio about design, architecture, resolving disagreements and their exploration of Indian classical music

Published in Features
Friday, 21 October 2016 11:28

Music and modernity

Punk was not invented on the King’s Road. Its true significance is as part of the wider 20th-century artistic avant-garde – which continues to shape music, architecture and design to this day

Published in Features
Thursday, 01 September 2016 15:17

Björk Digital at Somerset House

Fans of the experimental artist will be mesmerised by her intrepid melding of music and technology, but those less familiar with her work will find this exhibition confusing, says Peter Smisek

Published in Review
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 09:46

25 by Adele

Why do albums by female singer-songwriters so often resort to bland, photoshopped portraits? Steve Hockett, director of Wonder Room Studio, proposes a more honest approach

Published in Rethink
Thursday, 02 June 2016 00:47

Icon 157: Pop modernism

Available now, our latest issue explores the urban environments that spawned punk on both sides of the Atlantic and features a cover designed by legendary graphic designer Malcolm Garrett

Published in Comment
Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:12

The Vamp by Paul Cocksedge

In an effort to reanimate used electronic equipment, the London-based designer has created a Bluetooth device that you can stick onto any old speaker to play music

Published in News
Friday, 16 May 2014 01:00

AV Festival

The innovative festival in north-east England drew on the area's past while making links to a wider present, says Fatema Ahmed

Published in Review
Monday, 27 February 2012 12:37

MUCA Music Hall by Cor & Asociados

Cor & Asociados has created an iridescent facade for a music centre in a town in Alicante, Spain, and set its cultural heart racing.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 08:56

Neil Young Archives

Just as music was evaporating into MP3s, a new era of monster box sets has revived the expensive artifact, says Tania Ketenjian.

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