Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode

Tanner Ross' live ELITA set, Polar-prize recipient Chuck Berry, Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté and more in the music we tweeted this week

One of the first musicians inducted into the Hall of Fame, Chuck Berry has long-been widely recognized as an arbiter of rock’n’roll. This week the trailblazing musician received another critical honor, the prestigious Polar Music Prize. The award is given to artists who “break down musical boundaries by bringing together people from all the different worlds of music” and nothing could be truer of Berry’s …

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Tanner Ross' live ELITA set, Polar-prize recipient Chuck Berry, Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté and more in the music we tweeted this week

Clarens: Trust A whirlwind tour performing with French synth-pop duo Juveniles prompted Senegal-born, Paris-based musician Ousseynou Cissé to create a song about his experience. The emerging artist—who now goes by Clarens—told Interview magazine his new track “Trust” is “a song about lost friendships.” Set to a downtempo beat that feels like raindrops falling on a snare drum, his sweetly melancholic voice perfectly complements the lyrical …

Clarens: Trust

Tanner Ross' live ELITA set, Polar-prize recipient Chuck Berry, Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté and more in the music we tweeted this week

A whirlwind tour performing with French synth-pop duo Juveniles prompted Senegal-born, Paris-based musician Ousseynou Cissé to create a song about his experience. The emerging artist—who now goes by Clarens—told Interview magazine his new track “Trust” is “a song about lost friendships.” Set to a downtempo beat that feels like raindrops falling on a snare drum, his sweetly melancholic voice perfectly complements the lyrical sentiments of …