Fleetwood Mac: Second Hand News

Fleetwood Mac, Nicolas Jaar, Drake and more in our weekly music recap

The inimitable Fleetwood Mac kicked off their worldwide reunion tour Thursday in Columbus, Ohio, and we were lucky enough to be there. As we had hoped, they opened with “Second Hand News,” the first song off their chart-topping album Rumours, originally released in 1977 and remastered early this year. With a tour schedule that circles the globe over the next six months, keep an eye …

Nicolas Jaar: Noise

Fleetwood Mac, Nicolas Jaar, Drake and more in our weekly music recap

The Avant/Garde Diaries sat down with recent Brown University graduate Nicolas Jaar in an extensive interview that sheds light on his creative process and the themes he is exploring in his current work. One of such topics is broken technology, which Jaar captures through “Noise,” a short tune that channels his thoughts on what it means to be so connected. Of his look at the …

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Fleetwood Mac, Nicolas Jaar, Drake and more in our weekly music recap

Bonobo: Cirrus Interview Magazine checks in with Simon Green, the British musician better known as Bonobo, to glean a little insight into his newly-released album, The North Borders. The NYC-based solo artist talks about the therapeutic aspects of recording, the globalization of music, working with Erykah Badu—who is featured on the album—and the intricacy of his work, saying “I often have an idea and it …