From Shanghai to Dubai, a new history charts the frontiers where underground scenes battle big business for electronic dance music’s soul
‘An artist in a proud and profound sense, whether he liked it or not’ – a tribute by Michael Bracewell
At a time of #metoo fearlessness, a collection of female critics interrogate their own fandom for music’s most celebrated sexists
Why the 40-year-old Mute record label remains an enigma
When musical signifiers for sex so often become sonic pornography, LCMF 2017 showed alternative ways of marrying sound and body
Arthur Jafa’s intertwining of video collage and music has the power to open up minds and bodies
From the drone blasts of Polwechsel to Pauline Oliveros's ecological politics, deep listening at the festival’s anniversary edition
The London Sinfonietta celebrates 50 years of supporting and performing new music
What does the new music genre 'necropolo' reveal about Poland's current political situation?
On the intertwined histories of music, sampling and influence
Ahead of its South London Gallery performance, how Tom Phillips’s Irma – a work that questions the genre of opera itself – is being staged
From Stravinsky in a car park to concerts in living rooms, how is classical music culture changing?