June explores the roots—and the promise—of blues, gospel, and folk music on her new album, The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers.
This excerpt is from BOMB’s Spring 2021 issue.
“I am an artist. I am a NEGROGOTHIC, devil-worshipping, free black man in the blues tradition. Those are the things I am now.”
Lena Valencia reflects on a Laurie Anderson performance that included everything from news anchors to gospel.
Amina Claudine Myers, virtuoso pianist and organist, sits down with trombonist, composer, and educator George Lewis to discuss the articulations between sound, history, and place that are central to her work.