Music

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? 

Katy Perry featuring Juicy J, ‘Dark Horse’, 2013, music video still

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? 

'Romantic, muscular, propulsive': Jace Clayton discusses his tribute to the American minimalist, ahead of its London performance this weekend

Artist and composer Ari Benjamin Meyers on exhibiting music 

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SoundCloud has been invaluable to the new music community for both documentation and discovery – now the audio-sharing platform is in peril

On the anniversary of the 2016 Orlando massacre, Brendan Fernandes reclaims the dancefloor as a site of resistance

Remembering the pioneering composer, visionary thinker, multimedia artist and techno-utopian, who died in May

Cover page of Jakob Ullmann’s score, voice, books and FIRE II/4, 1996–98, exhibited at documenta 14, Athens, 2017. Courtesy: the artist

What are the implications of documenta 14’s focus on the aural?