At the Grammy Awards, a History of Old-Guard Resistance to Change

Reflecting on a strain of bias against the young and against mainstream hits.

Reflecting on a strain of bias against the young and against mainstream hits.


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Betting That Rock Is Back (Again)

The “Now That’s What I Call Music!” series has released its first modern rock album, a counterintuitive choice that may nonetheless mesh with the audience for the series.


The “Now That’s What I Call Music!” series has released its first modern rock album, a counterintuitive choice that may nonetheless mesh with the audience for the series.


David Bowie: Invisible New Yorker

Despite being a rock legend, the musician was an apparition in Manhattan, able to walk the city streets unrecognized.

Despite being a rock legend, the musician was an apparition in Manhattan, able to walk the city streets unrecognized.


Giorgio Gomelsky, Rock Producer Who Gave the Rolling Stones Their Start, Dies at 81

Mr. Gomelsky, who was born on a ship going from Ukraine to Italy, also worked with the Yardbirds early in their career.

Mr. Gomelsky, who was born on a ship going from Ukraine to Italy, also worked with the Yardbirds early in their career.


On David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar,’ Turning to Jazz for Inspiration

David Bowie, whose music has been as changeable as his image, enlisted the Donny McCaslin Quartet, a rugged jazz-rock combo, for his new album.

David Bowie, whose music has been as changeable as his image, enlisted the Donny McCaslin Quartet, a rugged jazz-rock combo, for his new album.


Lemmy Kilmister, Singer and Bassist for Motörhead, Dies at 70

Ian Fraser Kilmister, a jagged-voiced heavy metal singer known as Lemmy, led the loud, fast British rock band Motörhead for decades.


Ian Fraser Kilmister, a jagged-voiced heavy metal singer known as Lemmy, led the loud, fast British rock band Motörhead for decades.