TBC's senior producer takes a treasure-hunt approach to finding the K-indie sounds she loves.
Her moody aesthetic finds common ground with the more melancholy tendencies of Gen Z.
A playlist celebrating Japanese artists from the ’70s to the present, via tracks that embody the transition from spring to summer.
Being a music supervisor requires a profound fluency in a huge array of sounds—but also an understanding of how people will respond to them.
Sexyy Red's name says it all, and Jay Eazy is back for more. Four artists to watch.
How humans and data collaborate to figure out what's happening—and about to happen.
A collection of films and TV shows that allow actors to showcase their range by playing two characters (or more).
As the style's gone global, its stars have become more diverse.
TBC’s new mix takes a look at the almost-forgotten stars from the teen pop era.
Sam Barber's music is turning up on rock charts, and BAMBII's Caribbean-flavored sounds fill dance floors. Four artists to watch.
Flexibility is not your friend when you're juggling this many things.
We'll soon find out if post-millennial tracks scratch the nostalgic itch of Guardians of the Galaxy fans.
The peaks and valleys of the road in five movies.
Def Jam mints another star in Navy Blue, while Frost Children are keeping details of their sound “confidential.” Four candidates for your new favorite artist.
Seasoned product manager Jon Maples discusses the necessity of getting past your own biases, plus how to tell when a tech trend lives up to the hype.
Largely made by kids too young to remember the last revival, this new crop of post-punk tracks is informed by hyperpop and a childhood on the internet.
Arguably the world’s best electronic music journalist just wants to grow tomatoes.
Four emerging artists from our new, bi-weekly music intelligence newsletter.
A conversation with the Berlin-based dance music artist Afriqua about finding his fans and prepping an album rollout.
Third Bridge Creative’s continually updated playlist of our favorite new music, including songs by billy woods, Victoria Monét, DJ Manny, and more.
Business is booming, but there is still plenty of opportunity to experiment with the way music is delivered, consumed, and monetized.
Exploring the possibility that TBC and its contributor network are answering the music questions you’re asking ChatGPT.
Playful, melodic electronic sounds from around the turn of the millennium.
Five movies that capture the tension of the winter months.
The influences behind the Brit masters’ monumental 1997 album—and all of its reverberating effects.
Off-the-cuff brilliance from Nina Simone, Patti Smith, and other blues, experimental, and punk pioneers.
Longtime music journalist Stuart Berman breaks down exactly what being a music critic and curator means nowadays.
How four playlist curators created a unique collection of soundtracks for nature and music enthusiasts.
The math behind the genres, samples, and lyrics of one of hip-hop’s most innovative groups.
The ongoing thrill of writing about music—even when it’s borderline unlistenable.
A fascinating journey through the rock icon’s musical brain map.
The sonic adventures of the shape-shifting self-professed “non musician.”
Discover the best from the queen of experimental soul music.
Empowering music with depth, sexiness, and dope beats.
The Fab Four’s weirdest, most radical moments—with a little help from Yoko.
Tracing the evolution of one of the most distinct, consistently celebrated voices of our time.
The California icons at their peak, representing one the most expansive visions in all of American pop and rock.
The Motor City’s unparalleled history in tough, danceable electronic music.
A scrubs-free tribute to the second golden age of girl groups, from En Vogue to Destiny’s Child.
The NYC hip-hop legends’ 1997 sophomore album, pared down to 11 lean, mean classic cuts.
An American and Brit discuss the house, techno, and dance music that made them tick.