The shooting death of a protestor at the hands of police feels like both an inevitable outcome of this long battle over Atlanta’s South River Forest and a completely preventable tragedy.
The Search for Guns N’ Roses’ Lost Masterpiece
How a group of ride-or-die GN’R fans leaked 19 CDs of outtakes from one of the most notorious albums in history–with painful consequences for one of them.
The Forest for the Trees
A band of activists has turned a fight over a forest in southeast Atlanta into a wide-ranging, no-holds-barred battle over the climate crisis, environmental justice, white supremacy, the future of policing, and the very nature of protest movements. But will it work?
Can Luke Combs, Country’s Everyman, Grow Up Without Losing Touch?
What Happens When a Heritage Act Wants More Than Playing the Hits?
Tears for Fears are returning with their first new album in 18 years. The group is one of a number of veteran bands releasing fresh music after lengthy pauses.
Michael Stipe is Present
Big & Tall, the Unlikely Bookstore Birthplace of Alt-Comedy
In the 1990s, a group of misfit comedians who didn’t fit in at clubs created their own.
One Surreal Night with the Rap Veterans of Mount Westmore
Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and Too Short — the old school titans in this new supergroup — made their live debut at an event featuring pop stars and TikTok influencers.
A New Generation Pushes Nashville to Address Racism in its Ranks
A small contingent of country artists and industry players have been speaking up in a business that likes to shut down dissent.
Arlo Parks Wants Her Songs to ‘Feel Like Surround Sound Cinema’
The 20-year-old British singer and songwriter makes music that captures modern-day misery in a way that feels improbably heartening. Her debut album is due this month.