Music Scenes


The Narrow Geography of the Grammy Awards

Half of the nods for this year's biggest awards went to artists living in L.A., New York, or Nashville.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

The Geography of America's Pop Music/Entertainment Complex

Pop songs, like widgets, are "manufactured" commodities, with a production system embedded in real places.

Harrison McClary / Reuters

America's Most Popular Music Scenes

The internet has changed things, but probably not how you think.

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The Geography of America's Music Scenes

Mapping musicians and the music businesses across the U.S.