The Pointy End

Over 30? Survey Says You May Suffer From 'Musical Paralysis'

Radio programmers who work in country and other adult-leaning formats might well be heartened by a new study from an online company that suggests listeners over the age of 30 have little time for music discovery.


6 Proven Ways Singing Can Treat Symptoms Of Depression And Anxiety

If you feel anxious, depressed or both and want to know how to treat your anxiety and depression naturally, you're not alone.

Your Tango

David Bowie's first demo track discovered in old bread basket

Bowie, 16, was singing I Never Dreamed on tape, which was turned down by music firm.

The Guardian

‘Fraud From the Start’: A Music Festival Is Canceled and Accused of Deceit – Again

Fyre Festival hasn’t even finished burning.

Rolling Stones

Une représentation de La Bohème sauvée par un spectateur

Lors d'une représentation de La Bohème, l'interprète de Rodolfo, confronté à un problème vocal, a dû s'arrêter au deuxième acte. Un spectateur est alors monté sur scène pour chanter le rôle à sa place.

France Musique

Misery of the mega-gig: can a huge show ever be a huge success?

From shoddy transport and barely-existent toilets, to trying to get the best view of the Foo Fighters in a vast bowl designed to watch sport, we run down the perils of the mega-show.

The Guardian

‘Ode to Joy’ has an odious history

It is a rare piece of music — any kind of music — that can bolster good as well as evil intentions. One classical work in particular has an uncanny, seductive power to become exactly what its fans want it to be.

The Star

Why Do We Love Music?

The reason why we love music so much can feel too obvious to even enumerate; we love it because we love it, duh. But for around 20 percent of the population, music can literally feel like a friend.


The Tough Questions Vexing Pop Music Listeners

What happens when your favorite musician appropriates your culture, or is accused of sexual assault?


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