September 15, 2017

Encounters: Giorgio Moroder Still Feels Love at 77

Encounters By JACOB BERNSTEIN What does a 77-year-old D.J. require before playing a late-night set of disco hits? “A hamburger,” Giorgio Moroder said a few weeks […]
September 12, 2017

Dispatches From the Nomad Musician Alex Zhang Hungtai

Alex Zhang Hungtai is a man of many names. As Dirty Beaches, he released several critically acclaimed indie rock albums, mixing what Pitchfork called “grimy, dissonant […]
September 2, 2017

Celine Dion Loves You. And You. And You.

Annick Chenard, 38, has seen Celine Dion in concert 21 times and also has a large tattoo of Ms. Dion’s face and flowing hair on her […]
August 16, 2017

Meet the Creator of Beyoncé’s Crown From the ‘7/11’ Video

Enter Laura Wass’s Brooklyn studio and you will find brass bunny ears, candy-colored bras, gold crowns and other pieces that are a futuristic cross between happy-go-lucky […]
July 6, 2017

Encounters: Tiptoeing (and Tweeting) Through the Tulips With DJ Khaled

Encounters By SHEILA MARIKAR BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — On the first day of summer, two days before the release of his new album, “Grateful,” the hip-hop […]
May 23, 2017

Styles Q. and A.: Pedro Winter on Daft Punk and the Paris Party Scene He Defined

Back in the early aughts, Ed Banger Records was the leading exporter of glitchy French electronic dance music and a Parisian cool-kid scene that orgiastically blended […]
April 13, 2017

When You Know It’s Love: Her Lyrics Move You

How do you know when you are in love? No 1-800-line psychic will tell you. No notice sent by registered mail. Not even a ping from […]
March 2, 2017

Encounters: Joan Osborne Retraces Bob Dylan’s Roots in Greenwich Village

Encounters By MICHAEL SCHULMAN On a recent Friday afternoon, Joan Osborne stood outside 116 Macdougal Street, looking for traces of Bob Dylan. “This used to be […]
November 15, 2016

On Beauty: A Radical Feminist Hair Salon With Serious Cool-Girl Cred

On Beauty By KAT HERRIMAN Johanna Fateman is most famous as a musician — she was the founder, with Kathleen Hanna, of the germinal feminist dance-punk […]
November 12, 2016

Bidding to Own a Piece of David Bowie

LONDON — Waiters held trays of Champagne-filled glasses on the landing. Enormous photographs of David Bowie stared or smiled out from the walls. The soundtrack from […]