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A History of Music in Seven Genres

Kelefa Sanneh in conversation with Matthew Stadlen

65 mins watch time

Posted October 2021

Culture

How does pop music unite and divide us? From his own adolescence, when his allegiance was to punk rock, to his work as one of the essential voices of our time on music and culture at the New York Times and the New Yorker, Kelefa Sanneh has spent a lifetime entranced by the genres and tribes of popular music. He joins us to distil his knowledge and explore the history of music as you’ve never heard it before.