From the artist standpoint, the influx of private equity into the music business raises the temperature as well. Swift may have hit an industry nerve by pointing to how the Carlyle Group financed Braun's acquisition of Big Machine.
A new supergroup — Highwomen — is making music with a mission. They proudly call themselves a movement as much as a band, whose mission is clear: solidarity, specifically with other women in country music. Their debut album came out Friday.
A look at a new and extensive retrospective of the outstanding Mexican artist’s work at New York’s Brooklyn Museum through more than 350 objects shows Kahlo’s political and artistic life in all of its complexities and contradictions.