1. The three best music stories of the past two weeks: an anniversary celebration, a conversation about reminiscing and an interview with a lifer.

  2. From hip-hop menswear to an epic-length essay that parallels the lives of two musical visionaries (Scott Walker and David Bowie), read three essential pieces of music writing from this week.

  3. Read three music stories to divert and edify you while we all try to get back to normal, from one-man black metal to a profile on rapper Meek Mill.

  4. For your reading list today: teenagers loving pop, pop stars out of love, rap record sales and more.

  5. For you this week: smooth jazz, Daddy Yankee, Baroness, white girl rappers and broke indie rock royalty.