May 10, 8:44 pm
In the fast-paced world of music criticism, where the blogosphere fuels hype and backlash all before an album is even officially released, The National is pulling off an incredible feat. Read more...
May 6, 9:20 pm
Sounds of atabaque and surdo drums playing sacred music that tells the tales of African slaves and traditional Bulgarian a cappella folk songs accompanied by contemporary instruments will be coming from UCLA. Read more...
Photo: The UCLA Brazilian Ensemble performs in 2006. They play sacred music, brought to South America by African slaves. Musicians were persecuted by the Brazilian government and church for communicating polytheistic values.