The Pointy End

The sound of music in veterinary medicine

Certain musical tones and melodies have proven to elicit calming responses in animals. Learn how music therapy can benefit your pets and patients.

DVM360

What really happened when federal officers persecuted Billie Holiday

When the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks was little and her parents put on Billie Holiday records, they often offered a vague editorial as accompaniment.

The Los Angeles Times

Covid-19 : une vidéo montre comment les gouttelettes et aérosols sont émis pendant le chant

Une nouvelle étude australienne confirme, images à l'appui, comment la pratique du chant participe au risque de contamination. En pleine pandémie de Covid-19, chanter est-il encore possible ?

Diapason

Por qué estamos obsesionados con la música de nuestra juventud

Las personas tienden a ser extremadamente nostálgicas ante la música que escuchaban cuando eran jóvenes. Si usted fue adolescente en la década de 1970, es probable que le encanten Queen, Stevie Wonder o ABBA. Y si era joven en la década de 1990, seguro que Wannabe, de las Spice Girls, probablemente todavía le lleve a la pista de baile.

The Conversation

Weird album alert: Lego is offering the sound of bricks falling into each other

What we have here are seven 30-minute tracks consisting of nothing but the sounds of Lego bricks bashing into each other in a wonder cascade of noise.

A Journal of Musical Things

A plan to beam a musical message to other planets

In the cascade mountains of northern California, a cluster of 42 radio telescopes points towards the stars, scanning for signs of life.

The Economist

Las emociones inducidas por la música se pueden predecir a partir de escáneres cerebrales

Los especialistas utilizaron un algoritmo de aprendizaje automático para mapear qué regiones del cerebro se activan cuando las diferentes emociones inducidas por la música se separan unas de otras.

La Nacion

Car Concerts Offer Choirs A Way To Rehearse And Perform

For members of Luminous Voices, a professional choir ensemble in Alberta, Canada, rehearsing and performing safely during the pandemic has meant getting into their cars, driving to an empty parking lot and singing with each other's voices broadcast through their car radios.

NPR

How Music Persisted During the Pandemic

From Bandcamp Fridays to Verzuz battles, these were our silver linings from a strange, stuck year in music.

Pitchfork


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