We invited five modern players for a roundtable discussion about their history, approach, and relationship with the pedal steel guitar.
From Space Invaders to Super Mario Odyssey, let’s take a look at video games across history that feature soundtracks shaped by adaptive music techniques.
Tainy, Taiko, and Kat Dahlia dive even deeper into the origins of reggaeton, where it stands today, and where it’s headed tomorrow.
Parris Bowens II was a pioneering producer and instrumentalist who inspired countless musicians, both within and far beyond the gospel community.
Learn about how Korean musician, songwriter, and producer Seo Taiji combatted censorship and shaped the landscape of popular music.
Learn about how Yoko Shimomura went from tackling her first projects to crafting the timeless soundtracks of the Kingdom Hearts series.
Let’s explore how four brothers from Hong Kong laid the groundwork for the creative direction of the legendary hip hop ensemble, Wu-Tang Clan.
Learn about policing, the drug war, and disenfranchisement through the lyrics of Kendrick Lamar, 2Pac, Noname, and others.
Learn about where jazz hop originated, its key characteristics, and how you can approach creating your own tracks in the genre.
From Nikolaus Simrock to John Cage, learn about the pioneers who used randomness in their music, and how it lives on in music production today.
Learn about the stories of influential women who have been elevating and empowering others across the music industry since as early as the 1940s.
We explore the expansive topic of how music has been documented over time, going beyond traditional notation and exploring more nonconformist approaches.