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A shirtless black man with tattoos and a red bandana sits on a box of records facing right. He looks at a black boy in a red and white striped shirt. Both of their shadows are visible on the wall behind them.

Blog: Sampling Epic in Kendrick Lamar’s “Mortal Man”

By justine.mcconnell | Monday, March 14, 2022
A mosaic featuring two rows of light-skinned women wearing brown bikinis. On top, two women are running, one hold a large object, and one stands still. On the bottom, one holds a crown, one holds a branch, and two play catch with a ball.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Interpreting the Ancient World through Music, Art, and Photography

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | Friday, December 3, 2021

Blog: Are We Orpheus or Eurydice? Singing Salvation in Popular Music

By Eleonora Colli | Thursday, January 30, 2020

Blog: Why is Heavy Metal Music Obsessed with Ancient Sparta?

By Jeremy Swist | Friday, December 27, 2019
Photo by Christopher Trinacty and used by permission.

Blog: Music and Mythology: A Classics Playlist for the End of Summer

By Christopher Trinacty | Thursday, September 6, 2018
Detail of bust in the Centrale Monemartini Museum

Amphora: The Metal Age—The Use of Classics in Heavy Metal Music

By Kristopher Fletcher | Monday, June 12, 2017

From Euterpe to YouTube: Popular music and the classics

By T. H. M. Gellar-Goad | Tuesday, November 5, 2013