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Astroworld Festival disaster is the latest fatal concert crowd surge

As rapper Travis Scott commanded the stage at the Astroworld Festival on Friday night, excited fans packed together so closely they struggled to breathe. Within minutes, panic set in and scores were injured as concertgoers tried to escape. At least eight people were killed in the chaos, the latest tragedy to strike at a crowded music event.

The Washington Post

Ces tubes sont inspirés par la musique classique, et vous ne le saviez (peut-être) pas !

Nombreux sont les artistes contemporains à avoir puisé dans le répertoire classique. Le plus célèbre d’entre eux est sans aucun doute Serge Gainsbourg, à qui on a parfois même reproché d’avoir usurpé certaines mélodies.

Radio Classique

El argentino que tocaba tangos para Hitler mientras su música sonaba en los campos de concentración

Eduardo Bianco fue un director de orquesta que se hizo conocido en la Alemania nazi. A los prisioneros judíos de los centros de exterminio que sabían tocar instrumentos los hacían ejecutar Plegaria, su tango más famoso.

Infobae

Scientists Create Music From the Molecules of Life

Science is generally perceived by the public as something hard to understand. By mapping a basic element of life (As proteins are the work horses of life) to music, the general public can hear the sound of life at a microscopic level, and perceive what science sounds like".

Technology Networks

Inde : des klaxons remplacés par de la musique traditionnelle ?

Pour éviter toute cacophonie dans les villes, le ministre indien des Transports envisage de remplacer les avertisseurs sonores des véhicules par de la musique traditionnelle !

AP

Las 10 mejores canciones de la historia, según el nuevo ranking de Rolling Stone

Casi dos décadas después de lanzar su lista de las "500 mejores canciones de todos los tiempos", la revista Rolling Stone finalmente actualizó su famoso ranking.

BBC

Could playing music under 120 bpm slow spread of COVID-19?

South Korea has decided to restrict gyms from playing music at over 120 beats per minute (bpm) during group activities like aerobics and spinning.

The Jerusalem Post

The Brain Is a Prediction Machine, and Music Reveals How It Works

Life is not only lived forwards – it is also experienced a little ahead of time, and now there is empirical evidence for the claim. AIAS Fellow Niels Chr. Hansen and collaborators have used music to understand the brain's expectation mechanisms. The study is published in Psychological Science.

Technology Networks

Paul McCartney claims John Lennon to blame for The Beatles’ split

Paul McCartney is insisting it was bandmate and songwriting partner John Lennon who decided The Beatles couldn’t “work it out” in 1970 — and not him, as has been widely reported for five decades.

New York Post


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