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14 July 1985 • 1,687 words • Reportage & Criticism
It’s Friday evening and the Reverend James Cleveland, leading light of gospel music… more»
2003 • 1,500 words • Reportage & Criticism
The songs to be heard on Mares Profundos (Deep Seas) are the result of one of the most fruitful collaborations in the history of Brazilian… more»
24 October 1990 • 768 words • Reportage & Criticism
Prince Nelson’s tantric funk was a sensation of the 1980s, with its promise not just of sexual release but of religious transcendence through seduction. Sex… more»
6 July 2001 • 2,615 words • Reportage & Criticism
In 1922, in a dispatch from France, the Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier noted a new fashion there for the music of his home country. “There… more»
September 1996 • 1,052 words • City of Words
On a crisp winter’s night in 1984, in New York, with Mick Jagger,… more»
26 October 1998 • 934 words • City of Words
The sun sets on the kora and the xylophone—and rises on the clave and the timbales. The taste of world music aficionados has switched from… more»
1 February 1999 • 1,323 words • City of Words
As the lyricist Sir Tim Rice has pointed out, there are only so… more»
July 1995 • 1,193 words • City of Words
Some sing as they work; some sing in the shower; some sing in their sleep. Myself, I sing in the mountains, when the weather’s right.… more»
9 July 1995 • 968 words • City of Words
It’s two years now since the prolific, doll-like, callipygous rock star Prince, in a fit of pique with his record company, deposed himself and became… more»
December 1996 • 1,084 words • City of Words
Our sense of rhythm is the most perceptible, most pervasive, most memorable, yet least material thing in our lives. Under its influence we feel better… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina Born 18 January 1971; died 21 May 2019
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises...
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....