Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill,” released in 1995, became the angry and raw soundtrack of a generation. Now, the Grammy-winning album -- which sold 33 million copies -- is the basis of a musical that just opened on Broadway. During…
By Jared Bowen, WGBH
One of pop’s biggest stars in the 1980s and '90s, George Michael died on Sunday at age 53. Michael shot to fame as a member of the duo Wham! and then embarked upon a successful solo career. Tim Teeman of…
By PBS NewsHour
Jeffrey Brown talks to ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro.
Jeffrey Brown talks to the Los Angeles Times' Randall Roberts about the year in music.
By Tom LeGro
New Yorker music critic Alex Ross' new book is "Listen to This." His previous book, "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century," won a National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
A roundup of arts headlines.
The unexpected death of pop music icon Michael Jackson touched off a worldwide wave of mourning and celebrations of his life Friday. Jeffrey Brown talks to a music writer and a disc jockey about the musical legacy Jackson leaves behind.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.