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Prince’s Islamophilia as a Problem: ‘It’s Fun to Be in Islamic Countries’

The late musician Prince said in a 2011 interview in The Guardian: “It’s fun being in Islamic countries, to know there’s only one religion. There’s order. You wear a burqa. There’s no choice. People are happy with that.” But it’s not quite that simple.

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Artists, Political Figures Respond to the Death of Legendary Pop Artist Prince

The musician, 57, was found dead at his home following earlier reports of severe flu-like symptoms.

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Free-Jazz Pioneer Ornette Coleman Dies at 85

Coleman was one of the greats. He didn’t just innovate free jazz, he invented the term.

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Watch Matter Move to Music

Nigel John Stanford is a New Zealand-based musician who uses sound to help create visual images.

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


Behold the Yaybahar: An Acoustic Instrument That Creates Synthesized Sounds

Here’s a musical interlude for your Wednesday afternoon.

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


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A Chilean Icon Is Reburied

Victor Jara, acclaimed Chilean singer, was tortured and killed in 1973 during the U.S.-directed coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power. He was to be reburied in Santiago Friday after hundreds of people paid their final respects. The body had been exhumed in June to clarify how he died. He had been shot more than 30 times.

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The Boss Hires Obama

Bruce Springsteen, the iconic musician of the working-class U.S., endorsed Barack Obama on Wednesday. The announcement comes less than a week before the Pennsylvania primary, in which blue-collar voters may play a significant role in determining the Democratic nominee.

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