If your topic is too new for scholarship--something from the last 10 years may not be covered in encyclopedias, books, and scholarly articles--you will look for newspapers, magazines, and various types of websites.
Apply the three evaluation questions to assist you in determining if these types of sources are right for you, since it's so different from historical topic research.
Quick reference for the three questions:
Whether you are researching a current composer, arts advocacy in today's world, or something else contemporary, everything came from somewhere. Ponder how your topic fits into the broader scheme of history and utilize what you've learned from historical research to give yourself context. For example:
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