Reissues and deluxe editions of albums by PJ Harvey, Lil Peep, Charles Mingus and others provide fresh looks at familiar works, and the creative processes that birthed them.
By Jon Pareles, Jon Caramanica, Giovanni Russonello and Lindsay Zoladz
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually or in person in New York City.
From blackface minstrels to the Velvet Underground to virtual reality: How a gritty neighborhood in New York always turned out the most vital music.
By John Strausbaugh
The cassette, discovered at the Andy Warhol Museum, finds the Velvet Underground musician performing snippets from his mentor’s 1975 book.
By Ben Sisario
To celebrate the opening, the library has issued limited-edition library cards featuring an image of the rocker.
By Sara Aridi
Touring a multimedia experience dedicated to the 1960s group with one of its founders.
By Andrew R. Chow
What are your favorite tunes about summer in the city? The host of “New Sounds,” on WNYC, shares his own list.
By John Schaefer
A rediscovered trove of images includes portraits of Muhammad Ali, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Grace Jones.
By Alice Newell-Hanson
Our selective timeline of the events that transformed the city over three extraordinary years.
By Jennifer Conrad
From Lou Reed to Gucci Mane to Stevie Nicks, a look at the season’s music biographies.
By Evelyn McDonnell